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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Greater D/FW Chapter: 2016 October Luncheon

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time



The Future of Tansportation in Collin County

Collin County, especially the area along the Dallas North Tollway corridor, is growing by leaps and bounds.  Along with this growth comes a need to expand the transportation structure. What's next for the growing county?  Join us for a conversation with Collin County Commissioner Duncan Webb and Peter Braster, City of Plano  Director of Special Projects. Carrie Rogers, North Texas Tollway Authority Director of Government Affairs, will serve as the panel moderator. 

About Our Speakers

Commissioner  Duncan Webb
Duncan Webb serves as Collin County Commissioner for Precinct 4. He is the sole shareholder of the law firm of Webb & Webb, P.C., practicing as an attorney in Dallas and Plano since 1980. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1980; the U.S. District Court,Northern District of Texas, 1981; U. S. Tax Court, 1982, the U. S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1985; and, the Pennsylvania Bar in 1993.

In 1998, Mr. Webb was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Plano Independent School District, where he served four, three-year terms. Mr. Webb served as President of the Board of Trustees from 2005 to 2008 after serving as Board Vice President and Secretary in previous years.

Carrie Rogers
Carrie Rogers joined the North Texas Tollway  in 2006. She has served as the director of government affairs since 2007, overseeing all local, state and federal outreach to elected officials and key stakeholders.  She manages external policy matters impacting the NTTA through advice and counsel to the NTTA Board of Directors, executive and senior leadership.

Previously, she served as director of government affairs and director of education for Dallas Regional Chamber and as deputy regional director for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Peter Braster
In late 2015, Peter Braster was named the City of Plano’s Director of Special Projects.  Located in the Office of the City Manager, the Special Projects position was created to bridge economic development and real estate development in Plano.  Currently, Mr. Braster oversees the ongoing redevelopment of Downtown Plano; is the ombudsman for the $3 billion Legacy West development; and will lead the City’s retail redevelopment program.

Before joining the City of Plano, Mr. Braster was the City of Carrollton’s Senior Development Manager.  Hired in 2006 as the city’s first Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Manager, Mr. Braster negotiated and managed Carrollton’s first public/ private partnership and promoted TOD and economic development in Carrollton’s three transit centers.  In 2012, Carrollton expanded his role to include City lead development projects such as Carrolton’s 80-acre Project Raiford; the City’s multi-family redevelopment project at Crosby road; and several other special projects. 

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