When

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM CDT
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Where

Union League Club 
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
 

 
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Contact

Robin Pelsis 
A&WMA Lake Michigan States Section 
847-202-0418 
robin.pelsis@lmawma.org 

Environmental Breakfast Series

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Update on Illinois Environmental

Protection Agency

With Special Guest Speaker,

Alec Messina, Director,

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

The A&WMA Lake Michigan States Section and the Union League Club Environmental Committee are pleased to invite you to join us to hear Alec Messina speak at the June 20th Environmental Breakfast providing an update on the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.

Alec Messina was appointed Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency on July 1, 2016. Director Messina previously served as the Policy Advisor for Environment and Energy in the Office of Governor Bruce Rauner, where he was the Governor's liaison to six state agencies: the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Illinois Department of Agriculture, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Illinois EPA, the Illinois Pollution Control Board and the Illinois Power Agency.

Director Messina's first position after completing law school was an internship with the Illinois EPA's Division of Legal Counsel.  He later served the Agency as Chief Legal Counsel from 2005-2009. He previously served as the General Counsel and Executive Director of the Illinois Environmental Regulatory Group. Director Messina earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois and law degree from Southern Illinois University. He resides in Springfield with his four children.

COST:  The cost to attend for non-Union League Club members is $40 per person which includes breakfast and any presentation handouts.  Students are invited to join us at a special price of $20 per person.

RSVP:  Due to limited seating and our arrangement with the Union League Club, advance registration is required to guarantee availability. Reservations and payment can be made by clicking the reservation button below.  Reservations may be cancelled for a full refund only if we are notified 48 hours in advance of the event. Union League Club members should contact ULC to make their reservations.

CREDIT:  Attendees are eligible to receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Professional Development Hours (PDH) credit.

A limited number of scholarships are available for anyone who requires CLE credit to maintain professional registration such as attorneys, professional engineers and professional geologists and who could not otherwise afford to attend this conference. Contact Robin Pelsis at (847) 202-0418 or robin.pelsis@lmawma.org for more details.