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  • President’s Message – September

    Dear Western District Members, To recap the past month, the District executive board gathered in Southern California on September 10th to review/close out the current fiscal year, roll our sleeves up, and continue planning for 2022. I am proud to report that our income exceeded expectations, allowing the District to fund some new initiatives more >
  • President’s Message

    Dear Western District Members, With summer coming to a close, I hope you found some time to enjoy the things that make you smile. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Annual Meeting and our Western District events. In case you missed it, the District and several of our members were recognized at more >

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  • President’s Message

    Dear Western District Members, We have an exciting month ahead. First and foremost, the Joint International and Western and Mountain Districts Annual Meeting is right around the corner. Don’t miss out and be sure to register separately for the Western District events at www.westernite.org/annualmeeting/register/. Western District Family Night will feature the return of the more >
  • President’s Message

    Dear Western District Members, I’d like to begin this month’s message by recognizing Western District Member and ITE California SB 743 Task Force Chair Erik Ruehr. Erik’s work on this effort began under the now-dissolved Western District Legislative Committee and has culminated after several years in the final “ITE Guide to SB 743,” which more >
  • President’s Message

    Dear Western District Members, Registration for the 2021 Joint International and Western and Mountain Districts (Virtual) Annual Meeting is now live. Full registration is administered through ITE International with early bird rates through June 15th, but please visit the Western District website to view the schedule and register for additional Western District events, such more >
  • President’s Message

    Western District Members, In case you missed the announcement, our 2021 ITE Joint International and Western & Mountain Districts Annual Meeting will be pivoting from an in-person meeting to virtual format due to several on-going challenges related to COVID-19. You can read the full message from ITE Executive Director and CEO, Jeffrey Paniati, here. more >
  • President’s Message

    The Western District held its Mid-Year Board Meeting on January 29th. We welcomed a new roster of Section Representatives who shared some of the creative ways each Section has adapted to the virtual environment. Our current Section Representatives are: Alaska – Jared Travis Bay Area – Smadar Boardman Central California – Bryan Igarta Central more >
  • President’s Message

    Happy new year! I hope everyone was able to connect with family and loved ones over the holidays, one way or another. As of January 1, 2021, the Western District Board begins a new term. I welcome and look forward to working with all our new Section Representatives and Officers. The heavy lifting with more >
  • President’s Message

    Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones! I know the celebrations look different this year but I hope that you were able to spend time with your family and friends during this season. A few items to look out for in the next couple of months: The Virtual Student Leadership Summit will be more >
  • President’s Message

    The Western District Board wishes you all a very Happy Thanksgiving and we hope that the smaller family gatherings and the virtual ones give us all some much need time with family and friends. I will miss all the holiday ITE and industry gatherings we typically have this time of year and hope to more >