An episode of Into the Outdoors featuring experts from Koch Pipeline Company recently won a regional Emmy award. Presented by the Chicago/Midwest National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the award recognized the series for Outstanding Achievement for Children/Youth/Teen Programming. Into the Outdoors is an educational television series for students. The episode was co-hosted by Eden Prairie student Melaina Rairamo.
Learn more in this Eden Prairie News article.
We are excited to announce that veteran public affairs and community relations strategist Pierre Willette will join our growing government relations practice as an account executive/lobbyist.
With more than 20 years of public, government and community affairs experience, Willette is well-known for his expertise in the areas of local government finance, bonding, public safety, public works, community development, and regulatory affairs.
Pierre most recently led the University of Minnesota Foundation Real Estate Advisors’ community development and relations efforts. Prior to that, he worked for the City of Minneapolis in several capacities, including nine years representing the city at the State Capitol.
Our government relations team is busy preparing for the 2017 legislative session, which begins January 3. For updates from the Capitol, follow our government relations experts on Twitter: Elizabeth Emerson (@ElizabEmerson), Jake Loesch (@JakeLoesch), Pierre Willette (@PierreWillette), and Muddi Kpohraror (@muddi_blues92).