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 make your room reservations at the Sheraton Sioux Falls by April 12.

Click here to make your reservations online, or you can also make reservations by calling the hotel directly at 605-331-0100. Be sure to ask for the MRES block room rate of $139 per night, plus taxes.

Thursday, May 11:

(Tentative Schedule)

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 Samantha 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 – Justin Wagner and Justin Mills
TigerPath Academies, Hutchinson, Minnesota – Jeremy Carter and Miles Seppelt

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Chairman'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