For Immediate Release
October 8, 2018
Contact: Mark Millan, Data Instincts
(707) 836-0300

Town of Windsor Councilmember Mark Millan to receive award from American Council of Engineering Companies for Elected Official Champion of the Year

Windsor, CA - Town of Windsor Councilmember, Mark Millan, has been selected for “Infrastructure Elected Official Champion of the Year” by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)-CA North Coast Chapter.  The award honors an elected official who has made significant contributions toward development of critical community infrastructure.

The Infrastructure Champion Awards are given to public officials who have demonstrated unparalleled skill in managing the complex issues of engineering, design and construction as well as politics, funding, and the interest of the public to move their projects to completion. It is their vision, perseverance, effectiveness and creativity that facilitate the achievement of major projects and programs in Sonoma, Lake, and Mendocino Counties.

On behalf of the Town of Windsor Mark serves on the following Boards and Commissions:

The Award will be presented at the Chapter’s Annual Achievements Awards reception held at the DeTurk Round Barn on Thursday, October 18, 2017 from 5-7 pm. Keynote speaker is State Senator Mike McGuire.

Award recipients will also get a certificate of congressional recognition from the office of Congressman Mike Thompson as well as a certificate of state senatorial recognition from the office of Senator Mike McGuire . 

About American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)-CA North Coast Chapter

ACEC California is a nonprofit association of private consulting engineering and land surveying firms.  A statewide organization dedicated to enhancing the consulting engineering and land surveying professions, protecting the public and promoting use of the private sector in the growth and development of California.  Members provide services for all phases of planning, designing and constructing projects. Website:

About Mark Millan

Mark serves on the city council for the Town of Windsor and was Mayor in 2016.  He is Chair of both the regional Water Advisory Committee and the Russian River Watershed Association in the North Bay. Website:
Mark is also the founder of Data Instincts, a professional consultancy specializing in public outreach for implementing water and recycled water projects. He has coordinated public outreach for dozens of recycled water projects throughout the Western United States and has advised on reuse internationally. Website: