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Presidential Post December 21, 2015

The PDI Board met last month to plan for 2016 and beyond. Steve Langerud facilitated our planning session and did an excellent job keeping us focused on a couple of key priorities identified over the past year with board and member input. PDI is a well-run organization with committed professionals leading our efforts and good financial footing....

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Presidential Post November 24, 2015

It is a great honor for me to serve in the role of PDI President this year. PDI thrived under Jason Hutcheson’s leadership in 2015. Your board of directors and I are committed to continuing this momentum....

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2015 PDI Legislator of the Year Award

The Professional Developers of Iowa awarded their 2015 Legislator of the Year Award to Representative Mary Ann Hanusa of Council Bluffs. Representative Hanusa is serving in her third term in the Iowa House and is the Chairwoman of the Economic Growth committee....

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Presidential Post - Augusts 6, 2015

One of the great things about this business of economic development is the opportunity to meet and interact with newbies. For some, a job in economic and community development is the first full-time gig out of college, and for others, it could be a career-change after decades of service in another industry....

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Nominate Your Future PDI Board Leaders

This year's annual meeteing will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 during the PDI Fall Conference at the Historic Park Inn, Mason City, Iowa. A nomination committee has been appointed, with current Vice President Wayne Pantini chairing the group. ...

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