Tina Warfel joined Prairie Engineers of Illinois in 2011, shortly after it was founded. Prior to that, she worked as a civil engineering technician for both large and small consulting engineering firms and for District 5 of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) in Paris, IL. Tina serves as an engineering technician and construction observer. She has over fifteen years of experience as an engineering technician including engineering design, drafting using AutoCAD and Microstation, and construction observation and documentation. Tina earned her Associates of Science degree in Civil Engineering and Technology in 1992 from Lake Land College.
Tina is the self-proclaimed "mama" of the Lincoln, IL office. In her personal life, she is the mama of three children with her husband Mark. The family lives in Lincoln, IL and is active with their church. While most of Tina's spare time is spent shuttling kids between sports and activities, she makes time to read, usually having two or three books going at the same time. The family loves movies and can occasionally find time to hike and picnic together.