2013 ITE Midwestern District Annual Meeting - Milwaukee, WI
The ITE Midwestern District will hold its annual conference in Milwaukee, WI on June 26-28, 2013. The conference will be held at the beautiful and historic Pfister Hotel, a Milwaukee landmark. For more information, please visit the 2013 MWITE Conference page.
ITE Midwestern District Transportation Achievements Award
The Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually for outstanding transportation achievements in the areas of Facilities, Operations, and Safety. Government agencies, transportation consulting firms, private businesses or corporations, and academic institutions are all eligible to apply. The awards recognize an organization for:
Development of an innovative concept in transportation planning, design, or operations;
Innovative application of a proven concept in transportation planning, design, or operations;
Implementation of a difficult transportation program through perseverance in its development and promotion;
Program or project having a significant effect on transportation;
Multi-faceted transportation program or project, combining many innovative or well-applied concepts; or
Program or project promoting a major advance in the efficiency and/or economy of transportation.
Applications are due April 1, 2013 MWITE Vice President Kristi Sebastian.
NCITE Student Scholarships
NCITE is pleased to announce four scholarships totaling $2,000 and a paper award of $500 available for spring 2013. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply. The deadline for submission is March 15, 2013 and the applications can be found on the Student Activities Committee page.
The strength of NCITE is its members, and NCITE is asking for your help to keep the section strong for another 50 years. Now encouraging your friends and colleagues to become members of NCITE not only benefits them, but might also benefit you!
For each new NCITE member you recruit in 2013, you and the new member will each be entered into drawings for free registration to your choice of two NCITE section meetings or the NCITE annual meeting. There are two membership options available:
ITE International membership includes access to all the resources available from ITE, including the ITE Journal, the ITE Community forums, and discounts on ITE publications, meeting registrations, and professional development opportunities. NCITE membership is automatically part of membership in ITE International. The ITE membership application is available on the ITE International website.
NCITE Affiliate membership includes all the benefits available from NCITE, including regular technical committee meetings, quarterly newsletters, networking with colleagues, and section meetings. The NCITE membership application is available on the Membership area of the NCITE website.
Once registered, the new member can simply send an email with both your names to the NCITE Membership Committee to be entered in the drawings. The prize drawing will be held at the NCITE October Section Meeting for all new 2013 new members. You need not be present to win.
Thank you for your continued membership and support of NCITE in 2013!
Past President Award
This award is given by the past presidents of NCITE to a member who has contributed greatly to the profession over his or her career. This year’s recipient is Wayne Sandberg.
Young Transportation of the Year Award
This award is given by the past presidents of NCITE to a member 35 years of age or younger who is active in NCITE and in the profession. This year’s recipient is Dave Hirsch.
Student Internship Award
The 2012 recipients of the Student Internship Award are:
Joseph DeVore, SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
Shane Peterson, MnDOT Metro Traffic Signal Operations
Section Life Member Award
This award is presented to members over age 55 with 20 or more consecutive years of membership who are now retired. Two recipients this year were Bruce Boje and Steve Alderson.