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Newsmakers in business: Engineering Georgia names State Transportation board member Emily Dunn to Top 100
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Emily Dunn

Georgia Department of Transportation Board member Emily Dunn was recently honored as one of Engineering Georgia magazine’s “100 Influential Women to Know – Women of Character, Integrity and Purpose.” The magazine is known as the official statewide magazine of Georgia’s engineering industry. 

“I am truly honored to be recognized in the 100 Influential Women to Know for the second year in a row,” said Emily Dunn, who represents Congressional District 9. “I am thankful for the opportunity to continue to serve not only those in my congressional district, but all Georgians. The Board and the entire staff at GDOT are committed to transparency and accountability in the transportation process.”

Dunn joined the State Transportation Board in 2011. In 2015, she made history by becoming the first female to serve as chairman of the State Transportation Board. Dunn has also served on various other boards including: Fannin County Board of Education, North Georgia Technical College, and Fannin County Chamber of Commerce.