CLC hires Cassandra McKinney as director of the
Green Economy and Sustainable Water Center
GRAYSLAKE -- Cassandra McKinney became director of the College of Lake County Green Economy and Sustainable Water Center, effective July 2.
Most recently, McKinney worked as water resources manager for McHenry County Government in Woodstock, Ill., where she started and directed the county’s water resources program for five years. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Western Washington University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Dakota.
As director, McKinney will provide leadership for two major efforts: the Lake Michigan Center for Sustainable Water Practices and its academic programs, indoor and outdoor facilities, outreach, research and educational activities. She will also develop and deliver programs and services designed to prepare both individuals and businesses for operating within a green economy.
"I am looking forward to collaborating with the Illinois Green Economy Network (www.igencc.org) businesses, local governments, residents, CBO’s and others engaged in green jobs training and education programming as the Green Economy and Sustainable Water Center is developed and established,” she said.
To reach McKinney, call (847) 543-2645, email: CMcKinney@clcillinois.edu or visit http://www.clcillinois.edu/gogreen/.