Contributor Profile

Wes Ehrecke

Job TitlePresident & CEO

Company NameIowa Gaming Association

Wes Ehrecke is the President and CEO of the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA), a position created in April 2000. Ehrecke is a 41-year veteran in the association management profession. Other positions held include: • Executive Vice President & CEO, Minnesota Bankers Association 1995-2000 • Executive Vice President and General Manager, Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1991-1995 • Iowa Bankers Association, 1978-1991, including the role of Senior Vice President from 1987 – 1991 Board & Foundation Leadership: Ehrecke currently serves on the Boards of the Iowa State Parks Foundation, the Travel Federation of Iowa and the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation. He has served as a director as well as an officer on several other foundation and professional boards: • American Gaming Association • President of the Iowa Society of Association Executives (ISAE) • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) • Chairman of ASAE Fellows • Chairman of ASAE's Local State and Regional plus Future Leaders Committees. • Leadership Iowa • President, Iowa 4-H Foundation • Greenlee School of Journalism Advisory Council • St. Francis Pastoral Council • Make-A-Wish Foundation • Graduate School of Banking at Madison • President Valley High School Athletic Booster Club Honors & Education  Recipient of the Leadership for Iowa award 2016  Recipient of the ISAE Distinguished Executive award 2011  Designated as a Fellow by ASAE 1991  Received ASAE's Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation 1991  First recipient of the ISAE Professional Excellence Award & is a two-time honoree of the ISAE Presidential Award for Management Achievement.  Received Iowa 4-H Foundation's highest honor: Meritorious Award  Des Moines Register's "Up and Comer" recognition.  Iowa State University, BA in Journalism and Mass Communication  Leadership Iowa Program1990-91  Institute for Organizational Management at Notre Dame 1986-91

Conference Sessions

  • Moot Court: Mobile or Not?

    October 14, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM, Titian 2303

    Most international jurisdictions with legalized iGaming allow access on mobile devices. Many state legislatures in the U.S., however, are struggling with that d...

    • Language: English

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