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Sector Partnership Leadership Council


As called for in Iowa’s Unified State Plan, the Sector Partnership Leadership Council (SPLC) provides leadership and direction in the development, implementation, and achievement of policies and objectives related to sector partnerships and career pathways across the state. The SPLC serves in a formal advisory role to the Iowa Workforce Development State Board of Directors on matters related to sector partnerships and career pathways. The SPLC membership emphasizes business, industry, and employer representation so that the council is truly industry led and oriented.​

Meeting Dates

January 12, 2017
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Notes

September 2, 2016
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Notes


  • Kim Becicka, Vice President, Continuing Ed. and Training Services, Kirkwood Community College
  • Jean Clabaugh, Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Wells Fargo Consumer Lending
  • Drew Conrad, Director, Institute for Decision Making, University of Northern Iowa
  • Kristin Dietzel, Vice President of Workforce Solutions, Greater Dubuque Development Corp.
  • Kevin Elsberry, Vice President, Human Resources, Mercy Health Network
  • Rita Grimm, Chief Operating Officer, Iowa Economic Development Authority
  • Mark Hanawalt, President, United Equipment Accessories
  • Roark Horn, Executive Director, School Administrators of Iowa
  • Chris Hummer, President, Don Hummer Trucking
  • Kari McCann, President, Iowa Council of Foundations
  • Renee Miller, Community Impact Officer, United Way of Central Iowa
  • Dave Mitchell, Administrator, Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Tracy Ousey, Human Resources Director, Washington County Hospital
  • Lynn Pickard, Administrator, Iowa Laborers Education and Training Trust Fund
  • Denny Presnall, Senior Vice President, Farm Bureau Life and Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Mike Ralston, President, Iowa Association of Business and Industry
  • Ginny Shindelar, Vice President, Education and Training, Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Elliott Smith, Executive Director, Iowa Business Council
  • John Stineman, Executive Director, Iowa Chamber Alliance
  • David Takes, President, Doerfer Companies
  • Oather Taylor, Director of Recruitment and Diversity, Alliant Energy
  • Beth Townsend, Director, Iowa Workforce Development
  • Liang Chee Wee, President, Northeast Iowa Community College

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on June 25, 2017 at 2:20pm.