SIMPCO Board of Directors Member Spotlight – Tammy Bramley

We have amazing members on the SIMPCO Board of Directors and we want to make sure you get to know them! Say “Hello” to our September Board Member Spotlight, Tammy Bramley. Tammy serves on the SIMPCO Board of Directors representing Monona County, Iowa where she is a County Supervisor. In addition, Tammy serves on the following SIMPCO […]

Staff Spotlight – Sharon Burton

Sharon Burton We have an amazing group of staff members at SIMPCO and we want to make sure you all get to know them! Say “Hello” to July’s Staff Spotlight, Sharon Burton. Sharon serves as the Executive Assistant of SIMPCO. Q: Who inspires you?  A. My parents, grandparents, and children Q: Where is your favorite place […]

SAVE THE DATES!

Don’t miss two SIMPCO events happening in June! SIMPCO will be holding a Regional Economic Diversification Summit on June 12. This event will include speakers at the federal, state and local level from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. SIMPCO members and economic development professionals are encouraged to attend.  An agenda and registration information will be coming […]

SIMPCO Membership Workshop March 1

SIMPCO Members, partners and guests are invited to attend the SIMPCO 2019 Membership Workshop at no cost. Guest speakers include: Max Gangestad, Gross-Wen Technologies; Abbie Gaffey – Iowa State Extension and Outreach; Sarah Kleber – Heidman Law firm. Topics include wastewater, marketing, housing assessments and employment law. We will also be doing a peer exchange […]

Staff Spotlight – Jacob Heil

Jacob Heil We have an amazing group of staff members at SIMPCO and we want to make sure you all get to know them! Say “Hello” to December’s Staff Spotlight, Jacob Heil. Jake serves as the Regional Planning Director for SIMPCO. Q: Who inspires you? A: There are several people that inspire me to be a […]

SRTS/SIMPCO BUILD Grant Annoucement

Siouxland Regional Transit System (SRTS) and Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) have been awarded $7,000,000 in funding through the U.S. DOT Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant program to design and construct a new joint use facility.  This facility will include bus maintenance areas, indoor bus storage, a bus wash, driver training […]

Success Story: SIMPCO completes two Region IV Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) projects for FFY 2018.

Project Background:   Region IV LEPC includes the Emergency Management Agencies (EMA) and response teams for all of SIMPCO’s Iowa counties.  The LEPC is responsible for the designation of Department of Homeland Security Funds as awarded annually to address planning and training needs in light of the potential for transportation-related hazardous materials incidents.  For the 2018 […]

Staff Spotlight – Bernice Beaulieu

We have an amazing group of staff members at SIMPCO and we want to make sure you all get to know them! Say “Hello” to SIMPCO’s Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator, Bernice Beaulieu. Q: Who inspires you? A: The Lord – “but only for the grace of God do we accomplish…” Q: What is your favorite place […]

SIMPCO Boards and Committees

Did you know that SIMPCO hosts over 18 committees and boards! From transportation, to housing, to economic development, to our legislative committee. SIMPCO is bringing together Siouxland communities, leaders and partners to work together! Want to get involved? Contact SIMPCO today!

Staff Spotlight – Gabriel Appiah

We have an amazing group of staff members at SIMPCO and we want to make sure you all get to know them!  Say “Hello” to one of SIMPCO’s Regional Planners, Gabriel Appiah.  Q:  Who inspires you? A:  My wife, Nancy, inspires me to be a better person. Q:  What are you passionate about? A:  I […]