Rural Resiliency Forum with State Rep. Chad Ingels

Farm and Food
Small Business
Small Towns

Iowa state Rep. Chad Ingels joins Center for Rural Affairs Policy Associate Cody Smith to discuss strategies to build resilient rural communities.

Rep. Ingels represents House District 64, which includes all of Fayette County and much of Buchanan County. Some communities in this district include Randalia, Westgate, Maynard, Arlington, Fairbank, Oelwein, Hazleton, Stanley, Aurora, Lamont, Jesup, Independence, Winthrop, and Quasqueton. 

A panel of local leaders also joined the discussion. They were: 

  • Janelle Bradley, Fayette County supervisor
  • Brett DeVore, Oelwein mayor
  • Warren Fisk, Oelwein mayor pro-tem