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The Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) Outreach Subcommittee


Improve awareness of career opportunities and the technology used in transportation engineering and highway construction in order to increase the pool of qualified candidates for related positions.


Raise the level of awareness of at least 1,000 Maryland high school students as well as their counselors and teachers annually, through interactive presentations.


  • Host at least 3 engineering outreach events annually for middle and high schools with strong math and science programs.

  • Promote career opportunities, scholarship and internships available in the transportation industry through the MdQI Students website and social media.

  • Collaborate with other transportation industry outreach programs.


Name: Dionna Tunstall

Committee Role: Co-Chair Engineering & Student Liaison

University: University of the District of Columbia

Name: Bashan Prah-McLeod

Committee Role: Website & Branding Manager

University: Morgan State University

Name: Tania Stewart-Brown

Committee Role: Logistics & Volunteer Coordinator

University: Morgan State University

Name: Stephanie Hampton

Committee Role: Construction Content Manager

Name: Tom Evans

Committee Role: Co-Chair Construction

Name: Ray Streib

Committee Role: Marketing Director

University: University of Maryland

Name: Shekhar Murkute

Committee Role: Private Consultant

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