Latest Posts

  • 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 >
  • Student Endowment Fund: March/April

    The March/April spotlight was written by David Hurwitz, Ph.D., FITE, Professor of transportation engineering and Student Chapter Advisor at Oregon State University (OSU). Reflections on the importance of ITE Student Chapters and the potential impact of Student Chapter Advisors on the future of the Institute Who am I Professionally? I am a Professor of more >

Earlier Posts

  • 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 >
  • Meet Your 2021 Candidates for Secretary-Treasurer

    Find out more about our Western District candidates for Secretary-Treasurer. Doug Smith and Justin Link introduce themselves and share some of their thoughts on ITE and the Western District. Candidate for Secretary-Treasurer: Doug Smith Candidate for Secretary-Treasurer: Justin Link
  • International Director’s Report

    By Cathy Leong, P.E., Western District International Director The following summarizes the ITE International Board of Direction’s (IBOD) meetings during February 2021.  The IBOD met virtually for a total of three 2-hour sessions. Budget and Finance Committee Report Finances for 2020 ended very positively for ITE due to a Payment Protection Program (PPP) Loan, more >
  • Student Endowment Fund: January/February

    The January-February spotlight was written by Kimberly Leung, former Student Funding and Initiatives Committee (SFIC) Chair and one of our newest Visionary level contributors to the Endowment Fund. After being elected to the Western District Board, I was asked by our new SFIC Chair Ashley Kim if I wanted to take some time to more >
  • 2021 District Elections

    We are happy to announce the candidates for our upcoming District elections! Secretary-Treasurer: Doug Smith from the Southern California Section  & Justin Link from the Central Coast Section International Director: Neelam Dorman from the Southern California Section Stay tuned for our “Get to Know the Candidates” posts on our social media channels!
  • 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 >
  • 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 >