Loren Wobig

Profile Updated: January 28, 2018
Loren Wobig
Residing In: Springfield, IL
Spouse/Partner: Tracey
Children: Two Daughters

Kendall Nicole, born 1998
Kaylee Joy, born 2001
Yes! Attending Reunion
Occupation / Where you work:

Illinois Dept. Natural Resources
Office of Water Resources
Division Manager

Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager
Director, Illinois DNR, Office of Water Resources
I head up a team of water resource (civil / environmental ) engineers, planners and office associates in the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' Office of Water Resources. I oversee all floodplain management, Capital Programs, dam safety, Lake Michigan Water Allocation, NFIP, and Flood Hazard Mitigation Program activities in Illinois through great staff located in Springfield, Bartlett, Chicago and several field sites in Illinois. Check out the Kayak course we built by searching on Yorkville Dam.

Also involved in flood response and monitoring for the state of Illinois.

Pets:

3 cats

Update us on your life since graduation:

Married July,1988 (Des Moines Roosevelt High girl)

Lived in Springfield, Illinois
Lived in Schaumburg, Illinois
Now live back in Springfield, Illinois

I have been in several stage productions in community theater, served as president of the Springfield theater Board of Directors, and assistant directed.

Became Director of the Illinois Office of Water Resources January 1, 2018.

Currently serving as Past-President/Director of the Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management (IAFSM).

Served as President of the Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spare time?

Run kids to music, band, soccer, basketball, pool, etc.

Acting, bicycling, trumpet playing, traveling and hanging out with my wife and kids.

Do you still see/talk to/hang out with any classmates? Who?

Only when I get back to Ames and run into classmates.

Share an interesting adventure, accomplishment or place you visited:

Traveled in several countries, most states and practically every community in Illinois.


Explored Connecticut, Wyoming and Idaho in 2014
Planning trip to Oregon and Washington in 2015

How often do you get back to Ames? Do you still have family there?

My parents are still in Ames so I get back to Ames a few times a year.

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Posted on: Dec 29, 2014 at 4:12 PM

Merry Christmas Jill!
May the new year be filled with many happy for you and your family.

Loren

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