County Engineers Break New Ground and Elect First Woman President
The County Engineers Association of California (CEAC) have elected Julie Bueren as their first woman president. Bueren, Public Works Director for Contra Costa County, began her career with the county in 1981 as a Junior Civil Engineer. and over the last 29 years, her experience spanned several of the Department’s divisions: Flood Control, Design, Construction and Transportation Engineering. In 2000, Julie joined the Department’s senior management team as Deputy Director with responsibilities for the Department’s Transportation Program, Development Services, Real Property and the County Airports. In April 2008, Julie was appointed as the Public Works Director for Contra Costa County. She will serve as CEAC President for 2011.
Born and raised in the Bay Area, Julie earned her Civil Engineering Degree from UC Davis. She is actively involved in statewide and regional transportation issues. She served as chair of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Local Streets and Roads Working Group in 2008.
For more information on CEAC visit thier website. Congratulations Julie!