ATLANTA, Texas – Rotarians and Guests will hear Katie Martin TxDot’s Atlanta District Planning Engineer at their meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
Katie Martin grew up in Atlanta, graduated from AHS, Louisiana State University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and began her TxDot career in 2001 in the Atlanta Districts Design Office and has since worked in the District Lab, North Design and Advanced Projects Development Sections.
Katie became a licensed Professional Engineer in 2010 and has overseen transportation design projects from the preliminary planning stages through letting. Previously, she served in the Atlanta District’s Advance Project Development Section as the District’s consultant manager assisting project managers with procuring, scoping and negotiating consultant projects, as well as managing consultant projects of her own.
When not working, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff, and children: Luke, 10, and Kole, 5. The family enjoys road trips, Disney vacations and just having fun.
They are also very involved in Cub Scouting and attend Piney Grove Baptist Church where they are very involved in the children’s ministries including the AWANA program. Her father was Buddy McWilliams an oil distributor and Atlanta Rotarian.
Rotary meets at 12:30 P.M. on Thursdays at Luigi’s Restaurant in Atlanta, TX. Visitors to club meetings are always welcome. Just contact an Atlanta Rotarian if you wish to attend the dinner meeting itself, which begins at 12 noon. Katie plans to speak at approximately 12:30 P.M. and the meeting will close at 1 P.M. with recitation of Rotary’s 4 way test, based on the Golden Rule. Learn more about Rotary at www.rotary.org. For more information about Rotary Club’s upcoming speakers, projects, programs and meeting dates and locations, call club president Jerry Porter at (903) 748-5964.
The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, rail, and public transportation across the state. Through collaboration and leadership, we deliver a safe, reliable, and integrated transportation system that enables the movement of people and goods.