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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Matt Brolley Named Illinois Citizen Engineer of the Year

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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Illinois Section, has selected Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley as Citizen Engineer of the Year. 

Brolley is an engineer with V3 Companies and is serving his second term as Mayor of Montgomery, IL.  As mayor, he is committed to leading with his civil engineering expertise in working with Montgomery’s staff and village board to develop and fund long-term infrastructure improvement plans and alternatives for the future water supply. 

Brolley is an active member of Engineers without Borders, and in 2016 volunteered for a week in Armenta, Honduras, where he worked with other engineers and local villagers to construct a safe public water system for the community.

The ASCE Citizen Engineer of the Year award is presented to a civil engineer for volunteer efforts that have made a positive impact and overall contribution for the betterment of the world.  Selection criteria include time commitment and level of effort as well as the positive impact and significance of the person’s public involvement in local and national legislation, improvement to the public welfare, and involvement in community activities.

The American Society of Civil Engineers is a professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering professional worldwide.  Their local groups meet at least monthly and provide professional development, technical programs and educational opportunities.  The ACSE Illinois Section represents Civil Engineers in northern Illinois.  ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s built environment while protecting and restoring the natural environment.

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