Improve awareness of career opportunities and the technology used in transportation engineering and highway construction in order to increase the pool of qualified candidates for related positions.


Raise the level of awareness of at least 1,000 Maryland middle and high school students, as well as their counselors and teachers annually, through interactive virtual presentations and in-person events.


Host at least three virtual or in-person engineering outreach events annually for middle and high schools with strong math and science programs.

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Subcommittee Members

Dionna Tunstall, MDOT SHA - Co-Chair Engineering and Student Liaison

Bashan McLeod, MDOT SHA - Branding and Website Manager

Tania Stewart, MDOT SHA - Logistics and Volunteer Coordinator

Behnaz Safavi, MDOT SHA - General Body Member

Tom Evans, MD Ready Mix Concrete Association - Co-Chair Construction

Ed Seely, JMT - General Body Member

Team Support

Ray Streib, DFI  - Marketing Director

Clyde Munz, JMT - Photographer

Shekhar Murkute, PE, Pioneer Civil Engineering Services - Private Consultant

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If you know of any outreach events please contact us: outreach@mdqi.org 

*MdQI is not responsible for the content of these events