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  • President’s Message

    This month our E-News features a spotlight article on the Riverside–San Bernardino Section and updates from the 2018 LAC on the upcoming joint Western-Texas Districts Annual Meeting in Keystone, CO,(June 24-27, 2018). As I meet with local Sections throughout the District, I often speak about our many ways of engaging with our members and more >
  • President’s Message: Fall WesternITE

    I hope by now you have all received your semi-annual WesternITE newsletter. The e-news feature this month is an article about the Wayne T. and Patricia Van Wagoner Award.  I want to also draw your attention to the 2018 Annual Meeting Announcement; registration will soon be open, and the call for abstracts will also come out more >
  • President’s Message: Next Year’s Program

    In mid-September the Board officers met and set out our program for the coming year. We reviewed the FY ’18 budget to ensure not only fiscal responsibility, but that all five goals of the District’s Strategic Plan are being supported (student initiatives, career development, technical excellence, social/networking, and promoting the profession). Among the initiatives for more >
  • President’s Message: WesternITE Goes International

    This summer was quite busy for your ITE Western District Board!  Following our own great Annual Meeting in San Diego this past June, six Board members and several Committee Chairs attended the ITE International Annual Meeting that took over 1,300 attendees to Toronto, Canada.  This year, the ITE International Annual Meeting continued the format more >
  • President’s Message: State of the District Address

    By Mark Spencer, District President It’s been my privilege to serve as our District President this past year. This past year we were able to accomplish quite a lot.  I have been particularly focused on engagement with our members as a cornerstone of my Presidency.  Communication takes many forms.  In addition to the personal more >
  • See you in San Diego!

    It’s been my privilege to serve as our District President this past year.  The Board was quite active all year, allowing us to achieve several accomplishments.  The Student Endowment Fund reached its initial goal of $500,000, allowing us to expand the Student Initiatives Program and award annual regional travel scholarships.  Membership is up; we more >
  • President’s Message: Trivia Time!

    This month’s E-News features a Spotlight Article from our Oregon Section and updates on the upcoming Western District Annual Meeting in San Diego.  We are just over a month away from the Annual Meeting that begins June 17.  The Local Arrangements Committee (LAC) has been working hard on this year’s conference, which will feature more >
  • President’s Message: San Diego Here We Come!

    All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey.  Now that spring is around the corner, longer days and baseball come to mind for some.  For others, it’s a time for renewal and perhaps California dreaming.  So how can ITE help in this area?  Well, the ITE Western District Annual Meeting is designed more >
  • President’s Message: The New ITE

    The Western District had a great 2016!  Beginning with the Student Leadership Summit in Pomona, followed by the Western District Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, and then the ITE International Annual Meeting in Anaheim.  And throughout the year, our Sections and Chapters hosted meetings, social hours, and conferences of their own, and many of our more >
  • President’s Message: Engagement

    There’s a feeling I get when I look to the west.  And in the ITE Western District it’s pretty good!  But it makes me wonder, how can we do better?   This year I am focused on engagement with our members and ways of increasing our levels of engagement.  Each month I will be writing more >