Time: 11:00 AM - 7:15 PM

Please join us for this year's Municipal Leadership Academy, which will be held September 10 and 11, 2019, at the ClubHouse Hotel & Suites in Sioux Falls, S.D. A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved under "Missouri River Energy Services" at the ClubHouse Hotel & Suites. Please make your reservations by calling the hotel directly at (605) 361-8700. The cut-off date is August 9, 2019.


The seminar is being held in a physically accessible building. If you have special needs, either physical or dietary, please contact Marcy, and necessary accommodations will be made.

Please register online using the form below.


Tuesday, September 10

  • 11am: MRES and our relationship with your utility, MRES CEO Tom Heller
  • 1130am: Introductions and Member Service Opportunities Review during LUNCH, BES Field Representative Marcy Douglas
  • 1230pm: Purchase of electricity and our power mix, Terry Wolf
  • 130pm: Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), Jeff Peters
  • 150pm: Renewables and distributed generation, Jeff Peters
  • 215pm: Cyber Security, Eric Hanson
  • 300pm: BREAK
  • 315pm: Rates and Cost of Service, Tim Miller
  • 350pm: Energy Services, Shannon Murfield
  • 425pm: Distribution Maintenance and Managing Line Crew, Jeff Becthold
  • 530pm: SOCIAL
  • 615pm: DINNER

Wednesday, September 11

  • 7am: BREAKFAST
  • 8am: Governance, Tim Blodgett
  • 10am: BREAK
  • 1015am: Governance, Tim Blodgett
  • Noon: LUNCH