San Francisco Leader Emilio Cruz to Lecture at STEM Speaker Series
Thu, 13 February, 2014 at 1:22 pm
Emilio Cruz, former Chief of Staff to San Francisco Mayor
Willie Brown and current Assistant General Manager for Infrastructure at the
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, will be the next speaker in the STEM
Speaker Series at Cañada College.
Cruz will discuss, “Opportunities in Capital Project
Implementation”. His talk is free and open to the public. It will be held from
5 to 6 pm in Building 6, Room 102 on the Cañada campus, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd.,
Cruz oversees the SFPUC’s $9.8 billion capital program for
the water, power, and sewer enterprises. He has held various public and private
sector positions including Director of Facilities and Operations for the Port
of San Francisco; General Manager of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation
Agency; Vice President of URS Corporation; Director of Economic Development for
the City and County of San Francisco; Vice President and Partner of EPC
Consultants; and Program Manager for the $1.5 billion Central Subway Program
and Program Manager for the $4.2 billion Transbay Terminal Program.
He is a graduate of Stanford University, with a B.S. in
Civil Engineering. He has led numerous boards, including the San Francisco
Board of Education, and San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR), for
which he served as President and Vice President, respectively.
Held in both the fall and spring semesters, the STEM Speaker
Series features professionals from various science, technology, engineering,
and mathematics fields talking about their careers, research, and educational
paths, as well as providing advice for current and future college students.
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