Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Moving Forward Under the Pritzker Administration
With Special Guest Speaker,
John J. Kim, Director, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
The A&WMA Lake Michigan States Section and the Union League Club Environmental Committee are pleased to invite you to join us to hear John J. Kim speak at the June 18th Environmental Breakfast.
John J. Kim was appointed Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency on January 22, 2019. Director Kim has served in many senior roles during his distinguished 25 years at the Agency under five Governors of both parties. He most recently served as Chief Legal Counsel. He has also previously served as Director, Interim Director, Ethics Officer, Deputy General Counsel, Assistant Counsel/Special Assistant Attorney General, and Project Manager for an IEPA-China pollution prevention project. In 2008 and 2009, he left the Illinois EPA for just over a year to serve as Acting General Counsel of the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
Before joining Illinois EPA, Director Kim was an Assistant Attorney General of Illinois and was the General Counsel to the Midwest Environmental Enforcement Association. He received his Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and his Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
TIME: 8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast / 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Program
LOCATION: Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL
COST: The cost to attend for non-Union League Club members is $40 per person which includes breakfast and any presentation handouts. Students are invited to join us at a special price of $20 per person.
RSVP: Due to limited seating and our arrangement with the Union League Club, advance registration is required to guarantee availability. Reservations may be cancelled for a full refund only if we are notified 48 hours in advance of the event. Union League Club members should contact ULC to make their reservations.