ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Mission Statement:

The Economic Development Department will facilitate the mobilization of community assets to diversify employment, entrepreneurship, and financial empowerment of the Meskwaki Nation.

 

Current Projects:

 

Meskwaki IDA Program

 
 

Local Foods

 
 

Meskwaki Community Farm

 
 

Financial Literacy

 
 

Wind Project

 
 

Indianpreneurship Training

 
 

Meskwaki Valley Business Park

 
 

 

Partnerships:

 

Economic Development Staff
Director Larry Lasley
Administrative Assistant V Shoshonis Brown
GIS Analyst Joshua Sales
Community Development Specialist Stephen Scott
Red Earth Gardens
Farm Production Manager Neo Mazur
Farm Business Development Coordinator Sandy McAntire
Workforce Development Coordinator Ashley Noonan
Crew Leader Pedro Almo
Farm Stand Coordinator Melinda Mauskemo
Farm Crew Lucius Bear
Farm Crew Brian Johnson
Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative
Local Foods Coordinator Mary Augustine
Food & Family Engagement Coordinator Emma O'Polka
Garden Assistant Christie Mauskemo
Agroforesty Specialist vacant
   

 

Physical Address: Mailing Address: Phone: 641.484.9501

Meskwaki Business Center

1496 Hwy 30

Suite 500
Tama, IA 52339

349 Meskwaki Road
Tama, IA 52339
Fax: 641.484.4679