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2017 Workforce Housing Forum


Day 1 Presentations

Day 2 Incremental Development Alliance Presentations Part 1

Day 2 Incremental Development Alliance Presentations Part 2


Opening Remarks

Stanley Clouse, Mayor of Kearney

Tim Kenny, Executive Director, Nebraska Investment Finance Authority


Breakout Session 1    

Session A: Find Your Housing Groove: What does your community need?

Sharon Hueftle, Central Development District

Tim Keelan, Hanna:Keelan

Rex Nelson, Kimmel Education & Research Center

Session B: You should live HERE: Selling your community

Mary Berlie, Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation

Paul Briseno, City of Kearney

Lisa Hurley, York County Development Corporation


Breakout Session 2

Session A: Developing Housing Leaders in your Community

Brian Bywater, City of Schuyler

Martin Griffith, Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District

Gary Person, North Platte Area Chamber of Commerce

Session B: Small Scale Rehab Projects

Rena Beran, NeighborWorks® Northeast

Rawnda Pierce, Twin Cities Development

Dave Rippe, Hastings Nebraska Economic Development Corporation


Breakout Session 3

Session A: Workforce Housing Tools & Resources

Mike Bacon, Bacon & Vinton LLC

Leslie Coleman, Nebraska Department of Economic Development

Karl Elmshaeuser, West Central Development District

Session B: Drafting your Housing Team: Who are the Players?

Wes Blecke, City of Wayne

Kem Cavanah, City of Schuyler

Cliff Mesner, Mesner Development


Day 2

Matthew Petty, Incremental Development Alliance

Aaron Lubeck, Incremental Development Alliance

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