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CICI Annual Meeting
Tuesday, December 04, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Category: CICI Annual Meeting

“Last Chance To Register”




General Membership &

Board of Directors Meeting

(All members are encouraged to attend)

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Café La Cave

2777 Mannheim Road

Des Plaines, IL 60018
8:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker 

Cathy Stepp – Regional Administrator, USEPA Region 5

Cathy Stepp serves as the Regional Administrator for EPA Region 5. Her responsibilities include overseeing environmental protection efforts in the Great Lakes states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin, as well as 35 federally recognized tribal governments.


Previously, Ms. Stepp served as the secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources from 2011 to 2017. As state cabinet secretary, she led the third largest state agency with about 4,000 employees and was responsible for state enforcement and protection of wildlife, fisheries, state parks, trails, forests and environmental permitting.


Ms. Stepp also served as a Wisconsin state senator from 2003 to 2007, where she represented nearly 160,000 constituents and authored and advanced legislation on regulatory reform, job creation and other issues. Prior to entering public service, Ms. Stepp owned a small business, a home-building company.




8:30 a.m.        Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:00                General Membership/Open Board of Directors Meeting/Election of Officers

10:30              Update on Elections at National Level - Robert Helminiak, Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates

11:15              Presentation on the state of Illinois’ Chemical Industry – Mark Biel, CICI

11:45              Networking and Refreshment Break

12:00 p.m.     Luncheon Speaker – Cathy Stepp, Regional Administrator, USEPA Region 5

1:00                CICI Awards Ceremony

1:30                Joint Regulatory Affairs/Legislative Affairs Committee Meeting

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