RDU Forest—Maximizing Recreation in a Growing Region

RDU Forest—Maximizing Recreation in a Growing Region

PENC Central Carolina Chapter Presents:


RDU Forest—Maximizing Recreation in a Growing Region


Sig Hutchinson

Wake County Board of Commissioners


Andrew Holton

Managing Principal



Thursday, September 14, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cantina 18
433 Daniels St, Raleigh, NC 27605

Program Cost:
Member: $30
Non-Member: $40 
Government Employee/ Student: $20


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Program Overview:

Lunch Program (1 PDH): RDU Forest—Maximizing Recreation in a Growing Region

Join Wake County Commission Chairman Sig Hutchinson and Wake County Consultant Andrew Holton for a discussion about the potential for recreationally themed development in western Wake County.

Lunch Speakers:      
Sig Hutchinson, Chair, Wake County Board of Commissioners

Sig Hutchinson has served on the Wake County Board of Commissioners since 2014. He was elected vice-chair of the board in 2015 and chair in 2016. Sig is known in Wake County for his longtime efforts to preserve open space, expand the greenway system, and make communities healthy and livable. He has held leadership roles in numerous regional and state boards and associations, including the Triangle Land Conservancy, Advocates for Health in Action and Triangle Transit. He is the current chair of the Upper Neuse River Basin Association. Among his awards and recognitions, Sig has been honored as Wake County’s Volunteer of the Year, Triangle Business Journal’s Green Advocate of the Year, Raleigh News & Observer’s Tar Heel of the Week and a recipient of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce A.E. Finley Distinguished Service Award. Sig is the president of Sig Hutchinson Communications. He has a B.A. from Texas Tech University, an M.Ed. from the University of South Carolina, and he lives on a greenway in Raleigh with his wife, Nancy. They have one son and three grandchildren.


Andrew Holton, Managing Principal, Rivermont

Andrew is the Managing Principal of Rivermont, a Durham-based company focused on helping connect private investment with public development priorities.  Prior to that work he served as an Executive in Residence with the Development Finance Initiative at the UNC School of Government and as General Counsel to the N.C. Department of State Treasurer.  A citizen of the Triangle, Andrew is a Durham-native, a Raleigh-resident and has lived and worked in Chapel Hill.  He holds a B.A. from UNC Chapel Hill and a J.D from the University of Wisconsin.


PDHs: 1 PDH (Note: While PENC offers Professional Development Credit for this program, it is up to each Professional Engineer to determine if the content is relevant to his/her individual practice and suitable for his/her continuing education.)


Firm of the Month:  Kimley-Horn and Associates


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Upcoming PENC-CCC Meetings

October 12th PENC-CCC Chapter Meeting

        11:30am - 1:00pm @ 18 Seaboard – Speaker: Strata Solar

9/14/2017 11:30 AM - 9/14/2017 1:30 PM
433 Daniels St.
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Raleigh, 27605 United States

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