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undefined Opens in new windowEarn $100 back! Register for both the 2023 IaPELRA Conference and the National PELRA Academy 1 session (held the day before the conference), and receive a $100 rebate. To earn the rebate, submit a copy of both payment receipts to Bethany Ballou. [Must be an Active Iowa PELRA Members; Non-Members are not Eligible]

2023 Conference Agenda:

Thursday, September 14

  • 8:00   Check-In and Breakfast
  • 8:30   Welcome
  • 8:45   Grievance Management, Blaise Lamphier, aka "The Doctor"
  • 10:00 Break
  • 10:15  IaPELRA Annual Meeting and Election of Officers
  • 11:15   Update from National PELRA, Blaise Lamphier Board of Directors President
  • 11:30  Lunch
  • 12:30 Investigations Workshop, Douglas Duckett, Duckett Law Firm
  • 4:30   End of Day 1

Friday, September 15

  • 8:00   Check-In and Breakfast
  • 8:30   Tips & Tricks for Bargaining: Roundtable with Michael Galloway, Ann Smisek of Ahlers & Cooney
  • 10:00  Break
  • 10:15   Relationships in the Workplace, Amy Reasner, Lynch Dallas P.C.
  • 11:30   Closing Remarks, Alissa Wignall, IaPELRA President
  • 11:45   End of Fall Conference


Alissa Wignall



IAPELRA is an affiliate chapter of the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (Npelra), and through that national network, forms a key professional link with other state Pelra chapters, such as those in Iowa, Illinois, New York, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and several others. Your annual dues also includes membership in NPELRA at one low price! Through the state organization and our national contacts, IAPELRA members receive professional publications that are not available anywhere else.