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2015 Western District Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

2015 Western District Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

The Local Arrangements Committee (LAC) is currently accepting abstracts for the 2015 Western District Annual Meeting to be held July 19-22, 2015 at Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.  In addition, hotel reservations are now being accepted online or over the phone with special nightly rates from $129/night. Visit their website at www.lvite2015.com to download the Call for Abstracts or reservation your hotel accommodations. … Read entire article »

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California SB 743 – Draft Guidelines Comment Letter – Comment Period Extended

California SB 743 – Draft Guidelines Comment Letter – Comment Period Extended

– California SB 743 – Comment Period Extended – OPR has recently revised the schedule for SB 743 comments and this post includes updated information.  ITE has prepared a draft comment letter on SB 743 Guidelines that were released by the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) on August 6.  Comments from ITE members are requested by October 13. … Read entire article »

Seeking Nominations for Western District Officer Candidates and Achievement Awards

The Western District Board is seeking nominations of qualified candidates for Secretary-Treasurer and International Director to run in the July 2015 election.  Secretary-Treasurer nominations will be accepted for individuals residing outside of California, while International Director nominations are sought for individuals residing in California.  anyone who would like to submit a nominee for consideration or who would like more information about the election process, should contact Western District Past President Karen Aspelin at (719) 661-4127 or kaspelin@parametrix.com.  Nominations will be accepted until December 1, 2014. We are also requesting nominations for Individual and Lifetime Achievement Awards.  Award information is available here.  If you plan on recommending someone for either award, please fill out the nomination form … Read entire article »

Request for Proposals for the Redevelopment of the Western District Website

Request for Proposals for the Redevelopment of the Western District Website

ITE Western District is accepting proposals to redevelop the organization’s website. We are looking to rebuild our website to take advantage of the latest internet standards and technologies.  An RFP has been developed that outlines the proposal guidelines, requirements, and deadlines.  RFP is available here or by contacting the Website Manager, Justin Link, at jlink@msnengineers.com.  All proposals are due no later … Read entire article »

California SB 743 Draft Guidelines – Comments Due

California SB 743 Draft Guidelines – Comments Due

Draft Guidelines for the implementation of California’s SB 743 have been prepared by the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) (Click the image below to open).  Comments are due by October 10. … Read entire article »

Student Endowment Fund: September/October

Student Endowment Fund: September/October

The September-October Spotlight was written by Randy McCourt, LAC Co-Chair of the 2014 Joint Western/Midwestern District ITE Annual Meeting in Rapid City and our newest Benefactor level contributor to the Endowment Fund. The following is Randy’s article regarding his thoughts about the Student Endowment Fund: In the summer of 2001 in Alburquerque, New Mexico a new President of the Western District was … Read entire article »

2014 Election Results

2014 Election Results

At the Rapid City Annual Meeting, held jointly with the Midwest District, election results for District positions were announced.   … Read entire article »

Rapid City MiteY Race

Rapid City MiteY Race

Thank you to all of the teams that participated in the MiteY Race at the recent Joint Western & Midwestern Districts Annual Meeting in Rapid City, SD!  We kicked off the meeting on Saturday, June 28th, with the 4th installment of the race with 9 family/friends and 10 student teams completing fun, but challenging tasks in Downtown Rapid City. … Read entire article »

Student Endowment Fund: July/August

Student Endowment Fund: July/August

The July-August Spotlight was written by Dongho Chang, the President of the Washington State ITE Section. The Washington ITE Section is our first group contributor to reach the Diamond recognition level. The following is Dongho’s article about the Washington State ITE Section’s ongoing support of the Student Endowment Fund and their local student initiatives: Washington ITE section members are working hard … Read entire article »

President’s Message

President’s Message

It’s with mixed feelings I am writing my final E-News President’s Message.  I’d be lying if I said it won’t be nice to have one less thing on my to-do list, but it’s also been a wonderful year and it’s sad to see it come to an end. … Read entire article »