SEAOI Government Affairs Committee Welcomes Mrs. Christine M. Reed, P.E., Deputy Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation
Please join us on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, for the annual SEAOI Government Affairs Committee (GAC) Dinner Meeting. The SEAOI GAC has invited Mrs. Christine M. Reed, P.E., Deputy Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation, to speak at the upcoming GAC sponsored SEAOI September 2015 Dinner Meeting at the Cliff Dwellers Club. We’re thrilled to have Mrs. Reed and hear her thoughts on the State of Illinois and the state of our infrastructure.
Mrs. Christine M. Reed, P.E. was named Deputy Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation on January 12, 2015. Mrs. Reed has a vast portfolio of engineering expertise coupled with an unparalleled knowledge of Illinois’ transportation network. Mrs. Reed had previously worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation for 22 years. She started in the Division of Highways working in the Bureau of Materials and Physical Research. She held various positions in the Office of Planning and Programming from 1997 to 2003, including the Bureau Chief of Statewide Program Planning.
In 2003, she was promoted to District Engineer in District Six. She then became the Deputy Director of Highways/Region Four Engineer. Mrs. Reed was named Director of Highways, Chief Engineer, on November 16, 2007. Mrs. Reed also served as Senior Vice President of Springfield, of Knight Engineering and Architects. Mrs. Reed is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Illinois.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This program should be of interest to all members of the construction industry, including architects, engineers, and contractors. SEAOI dinner meetings are open to the public. GAC is expecting the meeting to be very well attended so early registration is strongly advised. A similar meeting being hosted by the City Club of Chicago is already sold-out!
The dinner will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at the Cliff Dwellers Club located on the 22nd Floor at 200 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. A cash bar will open at 5:15 pm and dinner will be served at 6:00 pm. The program is scheduled to commence at 6:30 pm.
ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED:
The cost of the meeting is $45 for SEAOI Members and $65 for non-members. Individuals who wish to attend this function should contact SEAOIExecutive Assistant Donna Childs at or firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-726-4165 x200, by Thursday, August 27, 2015.