American Ethanol Fall 2017 - Page 9

Veterans 19% make up of the American ethanol industry’s workforce 3 1) Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor opens the 2017 Biofuels Summit in Washington, D.C. 2) Growth Energy Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs Chris Hogan unveils a new website for the organization while Growth Energy Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley waits to introduce new member-focused tools for regulatory compliance. 5 7 FALL 2017 4 6 3) Jackie Pohlman and John Caupert of the National Corn- to-Ethanol Research Center and Growth Energy Director of Operations & Programming Kitty Loyd and Emily Skor present a Fueling Growth Award to Raja Krishnamoorthi, member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 8th district of Illinois. 4) Members of the South Dakota team pose for a photo with South Dakota At-Large Congresswoman Kristi Noem. 5) Tim Holtquist from POET Big Stone looks at the Member Advocacy Toolkit during a break. 6) Retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark presents a Fueling Growth Award to Collin Peterson, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota’s 7th district. 7) A Fueling Growth Award for Representative Rod Blum, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa’s 1st district. 9