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Mission Statement

Ports‐to‐Plains is a grassroots alliance of communities and businesses whose mission is to advocate for a robust transportation infrastructure to promote economic security and prosperity throughout North America’s energy and agricultural heartland.

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    • Mission Statement
    • Ports-to-Plains is a grassroots alliance of communities and businesses whose mission is to advocate for a robust transportation infrastructure to promote economic security and prosperity throughout North America’s energy and agricultural heartland.
    • Message Points
    • We are committed to working as an alliance to improve transportation infrastructure and business networks, by ensuring appropriate funding levels, so business and industry can thrive.
    • We are focused on the economic and business interests that are the lifeblood of the region.
    • We are a voice for our small town, grassroots members who may otherwise not have access to the right audiences.
    • Ports-to-Plains Alliance
    It’s about connections …. A pipeline!
  • Ports-to-Plains Alliance
    • PORTS-TO-PLAINS ALLIANCE WHAT WE’VE ACHIEVED
    • Since 1998
      • Over $1 billion new highway investment
      • $192.2 Million currently under construction
    • Grew from 4-state coalition to 9-state alliance
    • Partners in Canada & Mexico
    • Staff in CO, NE, ND, TX and DC
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  • Why Does the Alliance Matter? Nearly half of U.S. oil and gas production Source : U.S. Department of Energy
  • Why Does the Alliance Matter? Primary pipeline corridor for North America’s oil
  • Why Does the Alliance Matter? 7 of America’s top 10 wind states Source : U.S. Department of Energy
  • Why Does the Alliance Matter? America’s agricultural heartland. Source : U.S. Department of Agriculture
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  • Elected Officials State and Federal
  • It’s about the rural heartland …
      • Most communities have little voice in Washington, D.C.
      • Most communities are a long way from their state capitals.
      • Most communities under 20,000 population
  • PTP Alliance Memberships
    • Regular Members
    • Municipalities $0.61 per capital
    • Counties $0.10 per capita
            • Voting Members, Eligible for Board of Directors
  • PTP Alliance Memberships
    • Associate Members
    • Alliance Members Negotiated
    • Regional Sister Organizations … Staffing
            • One Board of Directors Seat
  • PTP Alliance Memberships Associate Members Chambers/ED $250 No voting status
  • PTP Alliance Memberships Associate Members Business Members $2,000-$50,000 Advisory Council and Workgroups
  • Energy Summit April 8-9, 2010 Omni-Interlocken Hotel Broomfield, CO
  • Washington, DC Fly-in April 26-30, 2010
  • Annual Meeting Schedule … September 22-24, 2010 Location … Rapid City, SD
  • Joe Kiely Vice President of Operations P.O. Box 9 Limon, CO 80828 P: 303-586-1787 C: 719-740-2240 [email_address] www.portstoplains.com