3 UWM civil engineering alumni in the news

Shelly Billingsley, Jerrel Kruschke, Alyssa Walker

Shelly Billingsley (’00 BS Civil Engineering) was recently appointed director of Kenosha County’s Department of Public Works. In this position, she oversees the divisions of facilities, highways, planning and development, parks and golf. Billingsley holds an MBA from UW-Parkside and is vice president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

Jerrel Kruschke (’07 BS Civil Engineering) was confirmed in October as the City of Milwaukee’s commissioner of public works, which has a $247 million budget, four divisions and 1,674 authorized positions.

Alyssa Walker (’16 BS Civil Engineering) was named Young Civil Engineer of the Year in September by the American Society of Civil Engineers-Wisconsin Section. Walker works at raSmith as a structural engineer and is secretary of the ASCE’s Young Members Group.