Kerri Johannsen


Phone: 515-244-1194 (EXT. 208)


Kerri Johannsen joined the Council in August 2016. She manages the Council’s state legislative program for both energy and water priorities, and works with the Council’s energy program director and climate/energy policy specialist to advance clean energy policies in the state.

Kerri grew up on a farm near Protivin, Iowa. She earned a B.A. in Political Science from Gustavus Adolphus College and an MPP with a focus on science, technology and environmental policy from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the Council, Kerri served as policy specialist and legislative liaison with the Iowa Utilities Board. Over the past ten years, Kerri has been involved in the development of energy, climate and water policy with NGOs, state government agencies and in the U.S. Senate.

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