We are now accepting Nominations for 2024 Awards! Voting by WTS members will take place in November and winners will be announced in early 2024.
Click on the application link below to access and download your nomination. Questions can be sent to the Recognitions Committee at [email protected].
Woman of the Year Award (*Private Sector) - application
Honorable Ray LaHood Award (*Public Sector) - application
Member of the Year Award - application
Rosa Parks Diversity Award - application
Employer of the Year Award - application
Innovative Transportation Solutions Award - application
*In an effort to facilitate a more inclusive recognition of industry leaders and ensure that the contributions of both public and private sector individuals are recognized, we are strongly encouraging Private Sector nominations for the 2024 Woman of the Year award and Public Sector nominations for 2024 Honorable Ray LaHood award. In 2025, we plan to solicit Public Sector nominations for Woman of the Year and Private Sector nominations for the Honorable Ray LaHood award.
The WTS Greater Chicago Recognitions Committee and Chapter is pleased to celebrate our 2023 winners and nominees, as listed below.
2023 Woman of the Year Award
Assistant Superintendent, Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways
2023 Member of the Year Award
Midwest Business Development Manager, Gannett Fleming
2023 Employer of the Year
J.A. Watts, Inc.
2023 Honorable Ray LaHood Award
Vice President and Office Executive, Michael Baker International
2023 Rosa Parks Diversity Award
2023 Innovative Transportation Solutions Award
Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Program Phase One, Chicago Transit Authority