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Newsmaker: Doug Seeley

| Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 12:00 p.m.

Residence: Moon

Age: 34

Family: Wife, Pam; daughter, Alyson, 5; son, Josh, 2

Education: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, Penn State University

Background: Participated in Penn State's Cooperative Education program and worked with PennDOT's District 11 design unit; worked briefly for Dick Corp. in 1997 before PennDOT hired him.

Occupation: Senior civil engineer supervisor for PennDOT's District 11 design division in Collier.

Noteworthy: Was among 27 statewide employees who received PennDOT's 2008 Star of Excellence Award. With a staff of two, he completed $26.1 million in design projects last year while managing two consultant projects totaling $14 million.

Quote: "I am proud of the work that I do in the design unit to improve our system of highways and make them safer for the traveling public."

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