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Emily joined the Council in November of 2016. As the Council's Communications & Outreach Director, Emily works with all departments to craft the Council's messaging strategies and manages the website. She also works to extend the Council's outreach to all Iowans.
Emily was raised in Newton, Iowa. She earned a B.A. from Luther College with majors in Political Science and Sociology. In 2015, Emily earned an M.P.A. from Drake University. Prior to joining the Council, Emily ran the historic End Alz Iowa Caucus campaign for the Alzheimer's Association. In her spare time, Emily advocates for individuals living with chronic pain, plays the viola and bakes pies.
On October 5, the Iowa Environmental Council welcomed nearly 200 attendees, 20 exhibitors and over a dozen speakers to the DMACC FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny for our 2017 Annual Conference. This year's theme, “ACT Iowa: Local Solutions for a Healthier Environment” inspired attendees to learn about exciting ways individuals, businesses and communities are working together to make Iowa a safer, healthier place to live.
Five exciting reasons you won't want to miss this year's IEC annual conference. Reserve your space today!
Nicolette Hahn Niman, livestock rancher, attorney and author will headline the Iowa Environmental Council 2017 conference, "Act Iowa: Local Solutions for a Healthier Environment." The event will be held Thursday, October 5 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny.
The Iowa Environmental Council will honor Iowa conservation leaders Art Cullen, Frankin Codel - accepting on behalf of the Wells Fargo Green Team, Liz Garst and RDG Planning and Design for their continued commitment to Iowa's environment at the fourth annual Pro H2O: Thirsty for Change event on June 1, 2017 at The Science Center of Iowa.
Learn more about one of this year's Pro H2O honorees - Art Cullen, Pulitzer Prize winner.
The Iowa Legislature's proposed budget would eliminate the award-winning Leopold Center. Iowans must not let this happen.
The Iowa Capitol Rotunda was filled with advocates for Iowa's environmental and natural resources last Wednesday, March 29 during Environmental Lobby and REAP Day.
Join us on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Iowa Capitol for Environmental Lobby and REAP Day!
Legislative forums, held across the state each week, are the best opportunity to raise these issues. We have provided you with tips and sample questions that will help you be a successful advocate.
IEC, its members and partners have a lot to be proud of when looking back on 2016. Here are a few victories in particular to take note of as this year draws to a close.
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