Board

Joleen Jansen – Program Manager

Joleen Jansen – Program Manager

Joleen lives south of Elkader near the Motor Mill. She and her husband, Jim are parents to three grown children....

Dr. Jim Osterhaus – Guttenberg – Chair

Dr. Jim Osterhaus – Guttenberg – Chair

I am a retired dentist and live with my wife, Sue, in Guttenberg. We installed geothermal heat and air conditioning...

Harry Blobaum – Strawberry Point –  Past Chair

Harry Blobaum – Strawberry Point – Past Chair

I serve on the CCED board because I have a keen interest in alternative energy and energy efficiency. As a...

Randy Lenth – St. Olaf – Vice Chair

Randy Lenth – St. Olaf – Vice Chair

As a city manager and member of a municipal power agency I oversaw municipal utility projects and developed community solar...

Elaine Funke – Edgewood – Treasurer

Elaine Funke – Edgewood – Treasurer

Elaine is the Financial Services Vice President at Community Savings Bank. Elaine has help finance numerous solar projects.

Dr. Ken Zichal – Elkader – Secretary

Dr. Ken Zichal – Elkader – Secretary

Ken Zichal, MD, moved to Elkader June 28, 1978 opening a Family Practice Clinic and working at Central Community Hospital....

Ron Kaiser – Garnavillo

Ron Kaiser – Garnavillo

Ron is a retired dairy farmer and a Clayton County Soil and Water Conservation Commissioner. Ron serves on the CCED...

Tom Klingman – Volga

Tom Klingman – Volga

As a co-founder of a local not-for-profit economic development organization for rural communities in NEIA, I have a great appreciation...

Gary Passmore – Monona

Gary Passmore – Monona

I for the Rural Electric Cooperative in Northeast Iowa as Member Services Director for over 34 years answering many energy...

Fran Zichal

Fran Zichal

Fran Zichal moved to Elkader in June, 1978. Fran is an RN, BSN, working at Central Community Hospital since moving...