Young Professional Achievement Award
The Western District Young Professional Achievement Award recognizes young professionals who have shown exceptional dedication to the transportation profession through ITE service, have significant accomplishments that benefit the profession of transportation engineering/planning, and/or have participated in mentoring transportation professionals.
To be eligible for the Western District Young Professional Achievement Award, the young professional must be 35 years old or younger on January 1 (of year receiving the award) and be a member of ITE Western District.
The award was established in 2005. The recipient of the award will be presented with a plaque at the Western District Annual Meeting and is selected from a group of nominees by a committee chaired by the Western District Career Guidance Chair. The Young Professional Achievement Award recipient will receive $500 and a plaque. Starting in 2015, the awardee will also be selected as the Western District’s Rising Star and nominated by the District for ITE International’s Young Member of the Year award. For more information on the Rising Stars Program visit the ITE International Awards webpage.
Nominations for the Young Professional Achievement Award must include the following documents:
- Nomination Summary of why the individual is being submitted for this award (50-60 words)
- Completed International ITE Rising Star application form [Click here to access form]
- One (1) testimonial from a current or past District or Section officer (200 word max.)
- One (1) testimonial from a current or past supervisor (200 word max.)
- Three (3) examples of specific project experience including your role (150 word max./each).
Deadline: Nominations due March 1st to the Career Guidance Committee Chair
|2020||Julie Kentosh, P.E., PTOE|
|2019||Patrick Marnell, P.E.|
|2018||Lou Davenport, P.E., PTOE|
|2017||Kimberly E. Leung, P.E., T.E.|
|2016||Devin Moore, P.E., PTOE|
|2015||Neelam Dorman, T.E.|
|2014||Justin Link, P.E., T.E.|
|2013||Jonathan Hofert, P.E., T.E., PTOE|
|2012||Sam Morrissey, P.E.|
|2011||Karthik Murugesan, P.E.|
|2010||Danielle R. Scharf, P.E., PTOE|
|2009||Alejandro Angel, Ph.D., P.E., PTOE|
|2008||Cathy Leong, P.E.|
|2007||Peter Koonce, P.E.|
|2006||Alyssa Reynolds, P.E., PTOE|
|2005||Christopher M. Monsere, Ph.D., P.E.|