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WTS-GNY 2023 Recognition Awards

 

WTS-GNY would like to congratulate the following WTS-GNY 2023 Recognition Award winners:  

Member of the Year Award
Emily Gallo-HNTB
 
Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award
Tara Dowdell-Tara Dowdell Group
 
Employer of the Year Award
Amtrak
 
Innovative Transportation Soultions Award
LIRR Third Track Expansion Design Build Project
 
Honorable Ray LaHood Award
Thomas Prendergast-AECOM

 

 

Please join your WTS-GNY colleagues and friends for the 43rd Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner. We will have a keynote speaker and present our annual chapter awards on:
 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 from 5:30-8:00 pm
Club 101
 101 Park Ave
New York, NY 10178
 
This event includes dinner and a cash bar.
Attendees will be required to show ID and proof of vaccination.
Masks are optional. Please note this is subject to change.
 
Keynote Speaker
Julissa Gutierrez, Chief Diversity Officer
New York State
 
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J. Gutierrez
 

Cost: 

Public Sector: $75 

Private Sector Member: $85 

Private Sector Non-Member: $90 

Student: $15 

Interested in sponsoring this event?

Please email wtsgny@gmail.com for details. 

$900 for a table of 9 and a full-page ad in the program 

$500 for 4 seats and a full-page ad in the program

The deadline for event sponsor ads is Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Register here!

 

PAST AWARD RECIPIENTS

2022

Member of the Year - Ocean Stokes

Employer of the Year - Amaracon Testing & Inspections, LLC

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership -Yvonne Lopez-Diaz

Innovative Transportation Solutions - Bronx Bus Network Redesign, MTA-NYCT 

Honorable Ray LaHood Award - Brian Stein

2021

Member of the Year - Fione Robe

Employer of the Year - Hatch/LTK

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award Carla Artis

Innovative Transportation Solutions - MTA LONG ISLAND RAILROAD (Positive Train Control)

 

2020

Member of the Year - Elizabeth Hynes, Parsons

Employer of the Year - Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ)

Innovative transportation Solutions - One Metro New York (OMNY), Cubic Transportation Systems 

Ray LaHood Award -  Rick Cotton, PANYNJ

 

2019

Member of the Year - Tiffany Cummings, Stantec

Employer of the Year - HDR

Innovative transportation Solutions - MTA Reimagines the Customer Experience 

Rosa Parks - Dr. Angela Battle, NJ Transit 

Ray LaHood Award -  Stephen Dilts, HNTB

 

2018

Member of the Year - Beth DeAngelo, WSP 

Employer of the Year - Dewberry

Innovative transportation Solutions - LIRR, Flushing Main Street ADA Station 

Rosa Parks -Flora Castillo, NJ Transit 

 

2017

Member of the Year - Sutapa Bhattacharjee Phd, NJTPA

Employer of the Year - Arup

Rosa Parks Diversity - Denise Berger, AIA,PANY&NJ 

Innovative Transport Solutions - NYCDOT Queens Boulevard Safety Improvement Project 

Ray LaHood Award -  Patrick A. Nowakowski, LIRR

 

2016

Member of the Year - Barbara Kearse

Employer of the Year - HNTB

Innovative Transport Solutions -  Citi Bike

Ray LaHood Award -  Ian Campo

 

2015

Member of the Year - Polina Knaster

Employer of the Year - Jacobs

Innovative Transport Solutions -  MTA Bridges and Tunnels, Credit Card Pilot Program 

2014

Member of the Year - Stephanie Camay 

Employer of the Year - AKRF 

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership - Leslie Mesnick-Uretsky   

Innovative Transport Solutions -  Boro Taxi Program 

 

2013

Member of the Year - Julia Kerson 

Employer of the Year - Vanasse, Hangen, Brustlin, Inc. 

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership - Flora Ramos

Innovative Transport Solutions - MTA Bus Time 

 

2012

Member of the Year - Malinda Foy 

Employer of the Year - CH2MHill 

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership - NEW (Non-Traditional Employment for Women)

   

2011

Member of the Year - Daniella M. Bernett  

Employer of the Year - MTA New York City Transit 

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership - Ella McLeod
Innovative Transport Solutions - Rehabilitation of the West 96th Street Station

 

2010

Member of the Year - Linda Travis  

Employer of the Year - Parsons Brinckerhoff 

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership - Maria Garcia
 

2009

Member of the Year - Amy V. Kaufman 

Employer of the Year - New York City Department of Transportation 

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership - Felicia Jones



2008

Member of the Year - Stacey Hodge
Employer of the Year - AECOM 

Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership - Cheryl George