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IEDA Board - August 18, 2023


Location: 1963 Bell Avenue, Suite 200 – Helmick Conference Room
Public Webinar Access:*
Board packet available here.
Date: August 18, 2023 | 9:10 a.m.


Voting Board Members Mark Kittrell – Chair, Emily Schmitt – Vice Chair, Melissa Ballard, Bobbi Bentz, Doug Boone, Sam Eathington, Mark Kittrell, Pankaj Monga, Lisa Shimkat, Jennifer Steffensmeier and Thomas Townsend
Ex-Officio Non-Voting Board Members David Barker, Jay Byers, Rob Denson, Senator Izaah Knox, Senator Carrie Koelker, Representative Heather Matson and Representative Ray Sorensen


  1. Committee Chair

    1. Welcome

    2. Roll Call and Introductions

    3. Approval of July 21, 2023 Meeting Minutes

    4. Approval of August 18, 2023 Meeting Agenda

  2. Public Comment Period

    1. A public comment period for the full meeting will be held at this time to accommodate visitors. 
      This period is limited to 10 minutes.

  3. Compliance – CONSENT AGENDA

    Katie Rockey
    1. 120 Day Report

    2. Compliance Report

      1. Medline Industries, Inc. and MRE DIA, LLC – Dubuque

  4. Financial Assistance Application

    1. 3M Company – Ames

      Mark Kittrell
      Roll Call
  5. Vendor Approval(s)

    Terry Roberson
  6. Finance Report

    Terry Roberson
  7. Director’s Report

    Debi Durham
  8. Other Business

    1. Next Board Meeting is September 22, 2023

  9. Adjournment

Please Note:
The meeting will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon length of earlier meetings. Some members of the board may participate via Teams due to travel issues. Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the Chair. If you require accommodation to participate in this public meeting, call (515) 348-6146 to make your request. Please notify us as long as possible in advance of meeting.

*This meeting will be accessible to members of the public in person at IEDA or click on the link above to request the link toparticipate in the meeting via Teams. You will be directed to register to receive the link.