The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) this week announced new board members and officers for 2017, elected at last week’s annual meeting.
2017 IRFA Board of Directors Officers
President Eamonn Byrne, Lakeview Plymouth Energy
Vice President Steve Bleyl, Green Plains
Treasurer Bill Howell, POET Biorefining – Coon Rapids
Secretary Derek Winkel, Renewable Energy Group, Inc.
Executive Dir. Monte Shaw (non-voting)
The IRFA Executive Committee is comprised of the IRFA Officers and other members as elected by the Board. Elected to join the IRFA Officers on the Executive Committee for 2017 are:
Past President Tom Brooks, Western Dubuque Biodiesel
At-Large Craig Willis, Archer Daniels Midland
At-Large Rick Schwarck, Absolute Energy
“We are grateful for the leadership of Tom Brooks this year and we look forward to confronting the challenges and opportunities in 2017,” said newly-elected President Eamonn Byrne. “We intend to work with President-elect Donald Trump’s administration to implement a robust Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that ensures greater consumer choice at the pump.”