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Awards & Recognition


All nominations are due by Friday, May 15, 2020
in PDF format to wtssdrecognitions@gmail.com

WTS San Diego County 2020 Award Nominations are OPEN and available for submission. These awards help us recognize and honor the achievement of individuals and projects in the transportation industry with the following awards:

Employer of the Year: This award is designed to honor an organization (company, non-profit, association, or government agency) for enhancing the transportation industry through commitment to excellence and quality in products and services and has a track record for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women in transportation at all employment levels.

Member of the Year:This award is designed to honor a WTS San Diego member who has shown extraordinary commitment to the goals and growth of WTS and has promoted the reputation of WTS within the transportation industry.

Woman of the Year: This award is designed to honor a woman who is a leader in transportation and has made an outstanding contribution to the transportation industry.

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership: This award honors an organization, company, or person who has shown effort, commitment and initiative in facilitating professional opportunities for women and minorities, promoting diversity and cultural awareness within their organization as well as the transportation industry.

Honorable Ray LaHood Award: The Ray LaHood Award was created to recognize men who are not only leaders in transportation, but who have also actively led by example in seeking opportunities to advance the WTS mission and have made outstanding contributions toward the advancement of women and minorities.

Innovative Transportation Solutions: This award recognizes innovative solutions on projects or policies where women filled essential personnel and leadership positions. The goal of this award is to raise the visibility of innovation and creativity while improving the quality of life for users and communities in San Diego County.

Alternative Modes & Active Transportation: This award honors any project embracing innovative, alternative solutions, projects, or policies where women filled essential personnel and leadership positions. 

Technology for Transportation: This award recognizes any project or service that embraces new technological solutions for shaping our future transportation system and where women filled essential personnel and leadership positions. 

Pursuit of Excellence: This award recognizes an emerging woman leader with 5 to 15 years of transportation-related experience.





Past Award Winners

Click on the links below to view the award winners over the years!










Julie Froelich, Recognition Committee Chair



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