ASCE Oregon Section Meeting: April 10, 2018

Roger Millar, Secretary of Transportation, WSDOT

Schedule

6:00 PM - Networking
6:30 PM - Dinner
7:15 PM - Announcements
7:30 PM - Presentation

Location

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub 
112 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204

 

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Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar was appointed by Governor Jay Inslee in August 2016. Millar oversees an agency of 6,800 employees, with responsibility for 18,600 lane miles of highway, 3294 bridges, general aviation airports, passenger- and freight-rail programs, and Washington State Ferries, the nation's largest ferry system.

Millar was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1999 and received the ASCE President's Medal in 2016. From 2000 to 2014, he served on the ASCE Committee for America's Infrastructure, which produces the nationally recognized "Report Card for America's Infrastructure." Teams led by Millar have won national, state and local awards for planning and project delivery. Those awards included the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organization's national award for "Outstanding Achievement in Metropolitan Transportation Planning" and the American Consulting Engineers Council's "Honor Award."

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Millar is a registered engineer in Washington and five other states. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a certified floodplain administrator. Millar has served as president of the Oregon Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers and of the Montana Association of Planners.