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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

 

Dear WTS Members and Friends,

Happy New Year!  Welcome to 2017 and a new term for our chapter’s leadership. Before we look forward, I would like to give thanks to those of you who helped make 2016 a great year for WTS Connecticut. I would like to thank our Corporate Sponsors first and foremost – without you, we would not be able to continually enhance the quality of our programs year to year.  In addition, I would like to give a heartfelt thank you to Sandra Dumas, our WTS Connecticut Chapter President for 2016. Thank you, Sandy, for your dedication to the chapter this past year and for all that you have done to make it such a great year!

WTS Connecticut is off to a great start having completed our strategic planning session on January 19th. Many of our volunteers have decided to continue their reign and we are lucky enough to have new volunteers that, without a doubt, will bring fresh ideas to the table.

We have expanded our programs this year and our Leadership Committee already has an array of professional development sessions in the planning stages. All of our programs are possible due to our loyal corporate sponsors and I would like to start off my term sincerely thanking you.

The opportunity to assume the chapter presidency is an honor and I look forward to a successful year with the help of the new Executive Board. I cannot say enough great things about Bonnie, Becca and Alicia. Their support will be integral to achieving the goals laid out for 2017.

We are looking forward to numerous Lunch and Learns, our Annual Awards Dinner in April, our Summer and Winter Socials, the Transportation Mini Series in October and our 25th Anniversary Gala in November.  Stay tuned for more information on these events.

Anniversaries also provide a good opportunity for looking ahead and this year the WTS Connecticut Chapter will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary! I am excited to look back at some of the people and accomplishments that have made our chapter what it is today, and I also look forward to seeing what new things we can do in 2017 and beyond with our membership and sponsor’s support.

Looking forward to a great 2017!
Krista Kenney

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Welcome to the WTS CT Chapter

Welcome to the WTS CT Chapter

 
2017 Executive Board

WTS CT 2017 Executive Board

 
WTS CT Chapter Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner

WTS CT Woman of the Year - Deputy Commissioner Anna Barry

 
WTS CT Rosa Parks Diversity Award - Carla Tillery

WTS CT Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award - Carla Tillery

 
WTS CT Member of the Year - Nancy Rolfe

WTS CT Member of the Year - Nancy Rolfe

 
WTS CT Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner

WTS CT Innovative Project of the Year - VN Engineers, Inc.

 
WTS CT Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner

WTS CT Employer of the Year - Weston & Sampson

 
WTS CT Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner

WTS CT 2017 Scholarship Recipients

 
State Transportation Funding Lunch & Learn 2016

State Transportation Funding Lunch & Learn 2016

Presented by Wally Lugli, Lori Kiniry & Patricia Hustus

 
WTS CT Chapter Tours

WTS CT Chapter Tours

 
WTS Summer Social 2016

WTS Summer Social 2016

Paradise Hills Vineyard for an evening of networking and enjoying the company of friends and colleagues.

 
WTS CT Chapter Student Outreach

WTS CT Chapter Student Outreach

 
WTS CT Chapter Bike Safety and Ride

WTS CT Chapter Bike Safety and Ride

 
 
 

For 25 years our chapter has been helping to advance women in all fields of the transportation industry by providing mentorship, professional development, networking, education, recognition, leadership and much more.

We look forward to your support in continuing our mission to transform the transportation industry through the advancement of women.

While you are here, please visit our other pages to get to know the board and committee members, what we offer and to see how you can get involved.

And please don’t forget to like/add us.

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For more information, please contact:
Krista Kenney
WTS CT Chapter President
kkenney@HNTB.com
Tel: (860) 256-0436

 

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Featured News

25th Anniversary Gala – Save the Date

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 25th Anniversary Gala. Thursday, November 9, 2017. Starting at 5:30 PM Gershon Fox Ballroom Hartford, CT More details and registration option forthcoming
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2017 WTS Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - The Annual WTS Awards and Scholarship Banquet was held at St. Clements Castle in Portland, CT. What an awesome event!
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TechSavvy

Monday, February 22, 2016 - The American Association of University Women (AAUW)
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2017 Events Calendar

 

UCONN Bridge Event

DOT HQ, Newington, CT
Friday, July 14, 2017

Summer Social

Paradise Hills Vineyard
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Deltek Users Group Discussion
with WTS CT & SMPS

GM2 Associates, Inc.
Monday, September 18, 2017

Transportation Mini Series

Radisson, Cromwell, CT
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Friend & Family Fresh Air Fun Day

Linear Trail, Southington, CT
Saturday, October 14, 2017

25th Anniversary Gala

Gershon Fox Ballroom, Hartford, CT
Thursday, November9, 2017

Holiday Social

Esca, Middletown, CT
Thursday, December 7, 2017

 

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