DES MOINES The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) recently honored Senator Jack Kibbie of Emmetsburg with its first-ever Lifetime Champion of Renewable Fuels award at the organization's holiday reception. Kibbie was given this award for his long service to the people of Iowa and his unwavering support for the production and use of renewable fuels. Under his leadership, Iowa became a leader in renewable fuels public policy in addition to the production of ethanol and biodiesel.
"Senator Kibbie's staunch support of ethanol and biodiesel has been vital to Iowa's continued growth as the nation's leader in renewable fuels," said Walt Wendland, IRFA President.
"It's an honor to receive the Lifetime Champion of Renewable Fuels award," Kibbie said. "Renewable fuels are key to a thriving Iowa economy. That's why I've pushed hard to make our state a national and worldwide leader in renewable fuels public policy and in the production of ethanol and biodiesel."
Iowa Senator Jack Kibbie of Emmetsburg was presented the first-ever Lifetime Champion of Renewable Fuels award. Kibbie was honored for his service to the people of Iowa and his support for the production and use of renewable fuels. –submitted photo
Senator Kibbie is currently serving President of the Senate, co-chair of the Ethics Committee, vice-chair of the Rules & Administration Committee and vice-chair of the State Government Committee. He also serves on the Agriculture and Veterans Affairs committees, as well as the Government Oversight Committee.