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Iowa Energy Center Board - February 17, 2022


Location: Helmick Conference Room, Des Moines, Iowa Or Via Teams
Date: February 17 | 1:00 p.m.


Members Troy DeJoode - Chair, Dan Nickey – Vice Chair, Stuart Anderson, Debi Durham, Geri Huser, Jennifer Johnson, Terry Kouba, Craig Just, Valerie Newhouse, Kelcey Brown, Gul Kremer-Okudan and Jenae Jenison


  1. Welcome & Introductions

    Troy DeJoode
    1. Roll Call

      Betty Hessing
    2. Approval of November 18, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

  2. Public Comment Period | A public comment period will be held at this time and is limited to 10 minutes. If you are interested in offering a comment, please email the board administrator at <a href=""></a> in advance of the meeting and provide your name and the topic of your comment.

  3. Fiscal Update

    Terry Roberson
  4. Legislative Update

    Deanna Triplett
  5. Competitive Grant Program

    Amber Buckingham
    1. Grant Program Update

    2. Grant Modification Requests

      Amber Buckingham
      1. 17-IEC-015

        Roll Call
      2. 20-IEC-005

        Roll Call
      3. 20-IEC-018

        Roll Call
      4. 21-IEC-007

        Roll Call
  6. Energy Infrastructure Revolving Loan Program (EIRLP)

    Stephanie Weisenbach
    1. EIRLP Update

  7. Appointment to Loan Committee

    Lisa Connell
    1. Appointment to Loan Committee

      Roll Call
  8. Utility Workforce Assessment 

    Christy Ryken and Chelsea Morrison, UNI
  9. Stronger Together Program

    Ernest Phillips – Center for Energy Workforce Development
  10. Winnebago’s All-Electric Motorhome

    Jamie Sorenson – Winnebago Industries, Inc.
  11. Update on VW & New EV Charging Infrastructure Funding

    Stuart Anderson - IDOT
  12. Other Business

    Troy DeJoode
    1. Energy Office Updates

      Brian Selinger
    2. May 12, 2022, 2nd Quarterly IEC Board Meeting
      August 11, 2022, 3rd Quarterly IEC Board Meeting
      November 17, 2022, 4th Quarterly IEC Board Meeting

  13. Adjournment

The Iowa Energy Center Board may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)a, §15.118, §22.7.3, §22.7.6 and §22.7.8 to review and discuss records IEDA is required to treat as confidential under Iowa law. This includes confidential business and financial information about applicants and industrial prospects with which the Authority is currently negotiating.

Please Note: The meeting will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later. Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the Chair for each meeting. If you require accommodations to participate in this public meeting, call 515-348-6197 or TTY at (toll free) 800-735-2942 to make your request. Please notify us as soon as possible in advance of meeting.