Alexsis Fleener is the Community Development Team Leader at Southwest Iowa Planning Council. Over the past four years she has served SWIPCO’s member governments by providing guidance and a variety of planning services. She has managed the Community Development Planning Department for the last two years. Alexsis specializes in grant writing and administration of Community Development Block Grant Programs including: downtown revitalization, water/sewer, community facilities, and housing rehab. In addition to the Iowa APA Board, she serves on the Iowa Great Places Citizen Advisory Board. She received a masters degree of Regional and Community Planning from Kansas State University.

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