Iowa Lakes Corridor Board of Directors welcomes 7 new members

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation recently welcomed seven new members to its Board of Directors.

New to the board for the Iowa Lakes Corridor’s Fiscal Year 2017 are: Jon Kruse, Mayor of Storm Lake; Dr. Carl Turner, Superintendent of Storm Lake Community Schools; Burlin Matthews, Clay County Board of Supervisors; Susan Zulk, Spencer Hospital; John Chappas, Spirit Lake City Council; Sean Sherrod, Polaris Industries; and Beverly Juhl, Emmet County Board of Supervisors.

The new members will add their leadership experience and guidance to the Board of Directors as the Iowa Lakes Corridor continues to help the region’s businesses thrive and to ensure its residents enjoy an active and rewarding quality of life.

Board members returning are: Chairman Russ Dierenfield, Tyson Foods (Turkey); Chair Elect Kent Stensland, Bank Midwest; Treasurer Barry Sackett, Sackett Law Firm; Past Chair Valerie Newhouse, Iowa Lakes Community College; Penny Clayton, City of Esterhville; Rick Olesen, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative; John Tatman, Maurer Manufacturing; Jon Wilcke, MetaBank; and David Woodcock, Farmers Trust & Savings Bank.

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Board of Directors consists of four representatives of each of the four counties in the region – Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson and Emmet counties. Board members are elected by the membership through a nominating committee each year. Board members must be a representative of a member/investor organization.

Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation Board of Directors group photo outside Corridor office building

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Board of Directors members are (first row, from left) David Woodcock, Chair Elect Kent Stensland, Susan Zulk, Chairman Russ Dierenfield, Beverly Juhl, Penny Clayton, Treasurer Barry Sackett, (second row, from left) Rick Olesen, John Tatman, Sean Sherrod, John Chappas, Jon Kruse, Burlin Matthwes, Dr. Carl Turner, Jon Wilcke, (not pictured) Valerie Newhouse.

 

About the Iowa Lakes Corridor

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is the regional economic development agency for Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson and Emmet counties. The Iowa Lakes Corridor’s mission is to foster, encourage, promote, aid or otherwise assist in the economic development growth and development of the four-county region. The Corridor envisions a region where businesses thrive, residents enjoy an active and rewarding quality of live, and organizations work together more closely to grow the Corridor economy.

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