Ballot for Board Officers and Directors
Candidate information is below. You may vote by following this link.
Per our Green Initiative, voting will be completed online only. If you are unable to vote online, please email email@example.com.
The online ballot will serve as an official ballot for the election of the named persons to the respective offices and directorships, each as set forth below. The Board of Directors recommends approval of the named candidates. In accordance with Article XI, Section 4 of the Bylaws, a majority of the votes cast shall be necessary for the election of officers and directors.
All votes (online only) must be received at the SEAOI office before noon on Friday, May 21, 2021.
Candidate for President-Elect, Jan Blok
Position: President, The Structural Group, Ltd.
Education: the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S, M.S., Structural Engineering
Licensure: S.E., Illinois, NV, OK; P.E., AL, AR, CT, FL, GA, IN, KS, KY, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, NY, ND, OH, OK, TN, WA, WI; PSE NE, UT.
Societies: SEAOI, SEPAC, AISC, M.ASCE, AWC, CFSEI
Candidate for Secretary, Jennifer Traut-Todaro
Position: Senior Engineer, American Institute of Steel Construction
Education: University of Illinois, M.S., Architecture, Structures Option; B.S., Architectural Studies
Licensure: S.E., Illinois
Societies: SEAOI, AISC
Candidate for Board Member, Brian Boysen
Position: Structural Section Manager, Burns & McDonnell
Education: The University of Illinois, B.S. General Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, MAS Structural Engineering
Licensure: S.E., Illinois, Hawaii; P.E., Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin
Societies: SEAOI, ASCE, ACI, AISC
Candidate for Board Member, Cathleen Jacinto
Position: Structural Engineer, FORSE Consulting, LLC
Education: Illinois Institute of Technology, MS Structural Engineering, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, BS Civil Engineering
Licensure: SE, IL; PE, IL
Societies: SEAOI, AISC, STI, TMS
Candidate for Board Member, Sam Mittal
Position: Project Manager, Horner & Shifrin
Education: The University of Chicago, M.B.A. Finance, Entrepreneurship; University of Cincinnati, M.S. Civil Engineering; National Institute of Technology, B.Tech. Civil Engineering
Licensure: S.E., Illinois; P.E., California, Colorado, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio
Societies: SEAOI, ASCE