Latest Posts

  • 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 >
  • International Director’s Report

    By: Carlos A. Ortiz, PE, TE, PTOE, 2018 – 2020 International Board Director The International Board of Direction (IBOD) of ITE met virtually on October 27, November 4, and November 5, 2020. The following are highlights from this meeting. 2020 and 2021 Financial Update We had a successful financial year in 2020 and we more >

Earlier Posts

  • ITE Joint Sections Webinar Series: Diversity & Inclusion

    The transportation industry has a proud history of professionals making a difference in our communities. We have learned differences in background and experience can enrich the communities in which we live and work. Because personal experience and identity shape how people see the world, there is plenty to learn about thoughtful, open, and integrated 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 >
  • Student Endowment Fund: September/October

    For the September/October spotlight, Jenny Grote, PE, PTOE, PTP shares her thoughts on the Student Endowment Fund. Jenny is a past International President and a recipient of the ITE Burton W. Marsh Award. Jenny is the Principal of GroTrans Engineering, LLC and a Visionary contributor of the Student Endowment Fund. Happy Fall Y’all! I more >
  • President’s Message

    The Western District Executive Committee met in September for a Kick-Off and On-Boarding meeting. We are excited to have Kimberly Leung join the Executive Committee next year and to have Mark Spencer represent the District on the International Board of Direction. In planning for successful and sustainable District operations we are revamping our advertising/sponsorship. more >
  • President’s Message

    The Western District Executive Committee met last week for a Kick-Off and On-Boarding meeting. We are excited to have Kimberly Leung join the Executive Committee next year and to have Mark Spencer represent the District on the International Board of Direction. Major topics of this meeting included closing our fiscal year 19/20, planning for more >
  • President’s Message

    Thank you to our Section Boards and our District Administrator, Dalene, for working through the re-chartering process. I am happy to report that new Charters and Bylaws have been approved, signed, and transmitted to our Sections! I hope many of you had the opportunity to participate in the ITE International 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting more >
  • Student Endowment Fund: July/August

    For the July/August spotlight, Student Funding and Initiatives Committee (SFIC) member Ashley Kim shares how the Joint Western and Mountain Districts Virtual Annual Meeting hosted student events in the virtual format. During pre-COVID times, the Western District would typically host in-person events for students at the Annual Meetings such as the Kell Competition, Student more >