Newsletter Photos February 21, 2013
Participating in the government resources forum held in Mt. Prospect, Ill., were from left: John Keller, director of Local Government Affairs, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; Joseph McKeown III, North East Region senior account manager serving: Kane, Lake, McHenry, Kendall and Cook Counties, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; Steve Marquardt, Region 5 chief of state and tribal branch programs, Environmental Protection Agency; Ken Bennett, regional representative, U.S. Department of Labor; Irvana Wilkes, mayor of Mount Prospect, Ill.; U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, (Ill.-9th); Andrew Velasquez III, Region 5 administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency; Ann P. Kalayil, Region 5 administrator, U.S. General Services Administration; Bola Delano, deputy director for the Office of Planning and Programming, Illinois Department of Transportation; Byron Zuidema, Employment and Training Administration regional administrator, U.S. Department of Labor; Julie Ewart, Region 5 director of communications and outreach, U.S. Department of Education; State Rep. Laura Fine, (Ill.-17th)
Amidst the haze of simulated smoke, two mining inspectors from the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training participate in decision-making exercises in a makeshift command center.
Joe and Rachel Hoeksema