Ag Ventures Alliance Cooperative will be holding their annual meeting on Thursday, March 29th at the Best Western Holiday Lodge in Clear Lake starting at 11:30 am.
The guest speaker will begin at 1:00 pm and will be Iowa State University President, Dr. Wendy Wintersteen. Dr. Wendy Wintersteen was selected October 23, 2017, to serve as Iowa State University’s 16th president. She assumed the office November 20th and is the first woman president in the university’s history. From 2006-2017, Dr. Wintersteen served as dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station at Iowa State University. She was also the holder of the university’s first endowed deanship. Dr. Wintersteen’s career at Iowa State spans nearly 40 years, beginning as an extension specialist in integrated pest management. After completing her doctorate, she served as a professor of entomology with a brief stint in Washington D.C., and then assumed several administrative roles in extension and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.