Save the Date: Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez on Jan. 10

Join us Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 for a lunch program with Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez. She will discuss media relations and government. Having worked both professional arenas, she is well-versed on the topic and will share her experience and knowledge. 
 
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Networking:  11:30 a.m. to Noon
Luncheon & Program: Noon to 1 p.m.
Sangamo Club, 227 E Adams St, Springfield

Register by: Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

Registration rates (pay by check or cash at the door or debit/credit online):
Members: $17 at door, $20 online
Guests/non-members: $22 at door, $25.28 online
Students: $11 at door, $13.67 online

If you RSVP and are unable to attend, please notify AWC at least 24 hours before the event or you will be charged. If you have special dietary restrictions (vegan, vegetarian, or specific food allergies) please email programs@awcspringfield.org before Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.


About the speaker:

A graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the University of Illinois at Springfield, Jimenez worked as a reporter for KHQA in Quincy and WICS in Springfield before taking a position as deputy director of communications for the Illinois State Treasurer’s office. She worked as press secretary for the Illinois House Republican caucus and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Program Communications for the Illinois state comptroller’s office. Jimenez most recently worked as chief of staff to Illinois First Lady Diana Rauner. She was elected to a term on the Springfield Park District Board in 2011 and was an advocate for parks and recreation opportunities in Springfield while navigating tough economic times. She and her husband live in Leland Grove with their twin sons.

Years served: November 2015 – Present

Committee assignments: Agriculture & Conservation; Appropriations-Higher Education; State Government Administration; Mental Health; Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhanceme; Childhood and Young Adult Onset Sub.