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Thu, Jul 27

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Cafeteria 15L

Reception for Caltrans Chief Engineer Donna Berry

Join WTS Sacramento and the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials for an evening of food, drinks, and fun to celebrate the appointment of Donna Berry as Chief Engineer of Caltrans.

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Reception for Caltrans Chief Engineer Donna Berry
Reception for Caltrans Chief Engineer Donna Berry

Time & Location

Jul 27, 2023, 5:30 PM PDT

Cafeteria 15L, 1116 15th St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

About the event

Please join WTS Sacramento and the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials for an evening of food, drinks, and fun to celebrate the appointment of Donna Berry as the Chief Engineer of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Donna is responsible for all guidance, policy and other aspects needed to deliver Caltrans' transportation projects statewide. She manages six headquarters divisions and leads over 11,000 Project Delivery employees statewide responsible for delivering the annual Capital Improvement Project program valued at over $5 billion.

Donna joined Caltrans after graduating from UC Davis (Civil Engineering). Her twenty-five years of experience includes assignments in District Design and Project Management and Headquarters Structures Design. She served as Office Chief for the State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP), Chief Deputy for District 11, and most recently as the Division Chief for Project Management where she was responsible for the overall management of the delivery of capital projects.

Donna has a broad range of experience delivering collaborative solutions with stakeholders, including California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), California Transportation Commission (CTC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), California Department of Finance, and American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

Donna has been active in professional organizations since college, where she became a member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and continues to work with NSBE to encourage students to pursue careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). She is also a member of the Women in Transportation (WTS) Sacramento chapter where she was recognized as “Woman of the Year 2020” for her advocacy and support for women in leadership roles and her support for diversity and inclusion in the transportation profession. As a lifelong learner and strong advocate for mentors, Donna believes in setting high standards by showing up prepared and ready to exceed expectations.

DATE: Thursday, July 27, 2023.

TIME: 5:30-8:00pm

LOCATION: Cafeteria 15L, 1116 15th St, Sacramento

COSTS:

WTS Members: $40

COMTO Members $30 (requires discount code)

Public/Non-profit Non-Members: $45

Private Non-Members: $50

Appetizers and one drink voucher are included with your ticket purchase.

Register Now by Friday, July 21st to attend.

Questions? Please contact our Hospitality Chair Candice Mitchell. For the COMTO discount code, contact Larisa Escalle.

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