SPRINGFIELD – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today officially named Milt Sees as Secretary to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). Milt Sees has been the Acting Secretary of IDOT since earlier this year.
“Throughout these last few months, Milt has worked very hard to help make IDOT more efficient, and our roads safer for motorists. I’m happy to announce that I’m officially naming him Illinois Secretary of Transportation,” said Gov. Blagojevich.
Milt Sees served as acting secretary of IDOT since the beginning of this year. Sees is a licensed, professional engineer and joined IDOT as Director of Highways in 2006. Previously, he served as General Manager of Crisp Container Company, Vice President and General Manager for Southern Illinois Concrete Products Co., Inc., President and Chief Lobbyist for North American Wire Reinforcement Institute, Inc., Executive Director of the Illinois Concrete Pipe Association and Deputy Director and Assistant Chief Engineer for the Capitol City Railroad Relocation Authority. Milt Sees lives with his wife in Springfield.
“Whether is by enforcing seat belt laws, educating the public about the importance of child safety seats, or improving the conditions of our roads, I’m committed to continue making Illinois roads safer, and following the Governor’s direction to run IDOT in an efficient and streamlined manner. I thank the Governor for his vote of confidence,” said Sees.
Secretary Sees’ appointment requires Senate confirmation.