Beth Conley manages outreach efforts in Iowa for the development of the Rock Island Clean Line, a high voltage direct current transmission line that will deliver 3,500 megawatts of clean renewable power from Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota to communities in Illinois and other states to the east. Beth specifically focuses on seventeen Iowa counties that are in the project area of the Rock Island Clean Line. She works to develop outreach materials, including radio announcements and social media, in addition to coordinating meetings with key stakeholders and community officials. Beth also organizes community events that are key to the development of the Rock Island Clean Line transmission project.
Prior to joining Clean Line Energy, Beth worked at the Iowa Department of Economic Development as a Project Manager, specializing in the attraction of wind energy component manufacturers. She also spent three years with the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service as an AmeriCorps Program Manager and Iowa’s Promise Program Coordinator. Beth holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Drake University. Beth lives in Des Moines, Iowa.