MRES Annual Meeting – Day 2

Missouri River Energy Services will be hosting its 58th Annual Meeting May 10-11 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


Registration is due April 28. Registration for the two-day event is $75 per person. Registration for the reception only is $25.

If you do not get an email confirming your registration, please contact Lisa Korthals at 605-338-4042 or email her at

Room Reservations

Please note that as of March 30 the MRES block of rooms at the Sheraton is full.

MRES has another block of rooms at the Holiday Inn and Suites Airport, which is a half-mile down the road from the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The MRES rate is $119 plus tax, and the deadline to reserve rooms is April 18, 2023:

  • Holiday Inn & Suites Airport
    2040 Russell St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
  • Click here to reserve a room at the Holiday Inn & Suites Airport.
  • The phone number for the Holiday Inn & Suites Airport is 605-331-2040.

Thursday, May 11:

6:45 – 8 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast

8 – 8:05 a.m.
Opening and Welcome Back

8:05 – 9 a.m.
Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) Update
Tracey LeBeau
WAPA Administrator

9 - 9:30 a.m.
Federal Legislative Update
Marty Kanner and Sam McDonald
Kanner & Associates

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Workforce Development Panel
Career Exploration Program, Denison, Iowa – Rory Weis and Karen Kennedy
Ignite Pathways, Woodbine, Iowa – Jim Reisz, Justin Mills and Justin Wagner
TigerPath Academies, Hutchinson, Minnesota – Jeremy Carter (panel moderator) and Miles Seppelt

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Chair's Report and Annual Business Meeting
Vernell Roberts
MRES Board Chair, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

11:45 a.m.
Adjourn & Lunch

11:45 a.m.
MRES Board of Directors Meeting