Welcome to the Chapter Education Committee web page. We strive to provide educational seminars that will educate, inform and provide content that can be applied everyday. We plan on having a busy calander year in 2016.

Please use the Events Tab to see event schedules for the Chapter and the Branches.

We always encourage feedback. If you have a topic you think is current and will benefit professionals in our industry, please let us know by contacting Steve Weinstock at 630-805-3211 or Bob Mitchard at 847-344-8019.

Getting Involved

If you would like to become a member of the education committee, please send requests by e-mail to or  Please include your name, company you work for, a brief work bio, projects you have worked on, and a contact phone number.

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Bob Mitchard

Education Committee Co-Chair

Steve Weinstock

Education Committee Co-Chair 



Purpose & Mission Statement:

To identify, promote, sponsor, and coordinate education and training opportunities of interest to APWA Chicago Chapter Members and the Public Works profession.


  • Committee Co-Chairs appointed by the Chapter President
  • Committee Co-Chairs shall appoint additional members as needed from the Chapter general membership
  • Branch Education Chairs are automatically members of the committee
  • Maintain APWA education calendar
  • Develop speakers and program for any Chapter sponsored seminars or workshops
  • Explore partnering opportunities with other local public works related organizations such as IL-AWWA, IWEA, URISA, CECI, ASCE, ASSE, etc
  • Assist National APWA organization with selection of dates and venues for national seminars or workshops to be held in Chicago area
  • Help publicize any National, Chapter, or Branch APWA educational events
  • Provide at least one liaison to the Illinois Public Service Institute Steering Committee
  • Provide coordination or support, if required, to branches that wish to hold their own educational events, a list of prospective speakers for luncheons, seminars, or other events
  • Serve on National education related committees when possible
  • Oversee activities of the Administrative Assistants Support Committee
  • Provide information for publication on the Chapter website and in the Chapter newsletter


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