EAIS officially celebrated its first birthday during a strategic planning session on April 8, 2013. L to R are: Kelly Needles (energy advisor); board members Chuck Elbert (Holy Trinity Catholic Schools CAO), Darrin Strike (West Fork superintendent), and Mary Jo Hainstock (Vinton-Shellsburg superintendent); Julie Weisshaar (executive director); board members Russ Reiter (Oskaloosa superintendent), and Willie Stone (Corning & Villisca superintendent); and finance committee member Tim Hood (Keokuk superintendent). “It has been a great first year and we look forward to even more growth and success for Iowa schools in Year 2,” said EAIS board of directors president, Chuck Elbert.