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2021

President Letters

Jenelle Saunders January President Letter

Jenelle Saunders March President Letter

Jenelle Saunders May President Letter

Profiles

Danielle Libring

2020

Biannual Chapter Report - 2019-2020

Awards

Jeanet Owens: Woman of the Year

Schenae Rourk: Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award Recipient

Heather Anderson: Member of the Year

Southern California Association of Governments: Employer of the Year

John Bulinski: Honorable Ray LaHood Award Recipient

Metro's How Women Travel Study: Innovative Transportation Solutions Award Recipient 

Programs

College Outreach: Caltrans D7 Virtual Office Visit

Passenger Rail Program

Aviation Program

Proposition 16 Informational Program 

College Outreach: Overcoming Obstacles in Virtual Environments 

Professional Development: Network-building

Transportation YOU: Girls Empowerment Day

Chapter President Letters

Lisa Karwoski December President's Letter

Lisa Karwoski March President's Letter

Scholarships

Shelly Quan: WTS-LA Myra L. Frank Memorial Scholarship

Lilly Nie: WTS-LA Myra L. Frank Memorial Scholarship

Allison Fischer: WTS-LA Ava Doner Memorial Scholarship

Elise Adreon: WTS-LA Ava Doner Memorial Scholarship

Demi Espinoza: WTS-LA Back to School Scholarship

Rebecca Swint: WTS-LA Back to School Scholarship

Samikchhya Bhusal: WTS-LA Board of Directors Sharon Yates Memorial Scholarship

Jessica Brown: ESA Scholarship

Annamaria Viazzo: HNTB Scholarship 

Yerandy Pacheco: Jacobs Scholarship

Shantal Bustamante: WTS-LA/SCAG Scholarship

Roxan Rivas: Stantec Scholarship 

High School Scholarships and Sponsors (AECOM, Berg & Associates, Hill Int'l, Mott MacDonald, PGH Wong, and WSP) 

2018

2017-2018 Chapter Report

WTS-LA Workforce Development White Paper

Awards

Nadine Lee: Woman of the Year

Awardees: Eric Shen, Carrie Bowen, and Todd Nguyen  

Innovative Project Solutions Award

Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering: Employer of the Year

Profiles

Allison Yoh

Amy Romero

Andrea Conant

Blair Schlecter

Carrie Bowen

College Outreach

Doreen Zhao

Heather Anderson

Intissar Durham

LA County Public Works' Women's Leadership Conference

Noopur Jain

P3 Project: Angels' Flight

Port of Los Angeles: Sue Lai, Dina Aryan-Zahlan, and Mimi Gutierrez

Professional Development Program on Negotiation

Mahsa Pan

Mentorship Program Panel: Amanda Heinke, Katie Lemmon, and Tesse Rasmussen

Mercedes Sierra

METRANS' 20-year Anniversary

Todd Nguyen

Transportation YOU: Tina Backstrom and Sharlane Bailey

Transportation YOU: Girls Empowerment Day

Victoria Deguzman

Weixia Jin

Yvette Rapose

Scholarships

Access Services

Ava Doner

BYD ScholarshipEsther Kala

Clare Blackwell

Emily Ng

Emma Barker

Hannah Rae King

High School Scholarships & Sponsors

Jacobs Engineering Scholarship

Joceline Suhaimi

LKG-CMC Scholarship: Lynnete Guzman

Miriam Pinski

SCAG ScholarshipMarissa Renteria

Stantec ScholarshipCassie Halls

Tina Backstrom, Directors Scholarship Recipient

Chapter President Letters

Kathy Simons April President Letter

Kathy Simons August President Letter

Kathy Simons December President Letter, End of Term

Kathy Simons February President Letter

Kathy Simons July President Letter

Kathy Simons June President Letter

Kathy Simons May President Letter

Kathy Simons November President Letter

Kathy Simons October President Letter

Kathy Simons September President Letter

2016

2016 Chapter Report

A Man in a Woman's Transportation World

Amy Grat

Amy Shimshon

Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner

Annual Student and Corporate Partner Mixer

Arthur Leahy

Camilla Ween

Camille Stewart

Communications Committee

Communications: Faces and Voices of Our Social Media Sites

Dan Beal

Devon Deming

Dr. Joshua Schenk

Elizabeth Ramirez

Elizabeth Warren

Grace Crunican and Liz Levin WTS-LA panel and roundtable program

Grace Crunican Book METRANS and WTS-LA Present Dinner

It Was A Very Good Year for CA WTS Chapters

Jillian Switzer

Judi Masuda

Kyra Tao and Cassie Gogreve

Kyra Tao

Legislative Committee (Elizabeth L. Cousins): California Transportation Funding Is Running Out of Gas

Legislative Committee (Elizabeth L. Cousins): Design-Build

Lia Reyes

Lydia Kennard

Maria Guerra

Mary McCormick

Melissa de la Pena

Membership Committee: Rosa Brice and Rebecca Kalauskas

Milas Smith: Stormwater Project Management

Neilia LaValle

Samantha Bricker

Shelly Verrinder

Stacey Jones

Stephen Polechronis

Tina Backstrom

Transportation Résumé Book Committee (Todd Nguyen)

Why Following Up Is Following Through

2014

2014 Chapter Report

2014 March Newsletter

Amy Grat: Building Student Infrastructure

Anil Verma

Annual Scholarship & Awards Dinner

Camille Fink

Dr. Geraldine Knatz

Fredric Kessler ARTI

Kate Amissah

Katherine Padilla

Kim Chan

Liz Levin Leadership and Diversity

Los Angeles Women’s Transportation Seminar

Lucy Terrell-Lewis

Lupe Valdez

Marc Cañas

Martha Welborne

Scholarship & Awards Evening

Transportation Bucks Start Here

2019

Awards

Cynthia Guidry: Woman of the Year

Wajeha Bilal: Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award Recipient

Eileen Ryder: Member of the Year

Gary Lee Moore: Ray LaHood Award Recipient

LAWA's Automated People Mover: Innovative Solutions Award

CalSTA: Employer of the Year

Profiles

Andrina Dominguez

Christi Fu

Cynthia Guidry

Kim Avila

Linda Apodaca

Lynn Feng

Stephanie Leslie

Stephanie Wiggins

Tina Dalili

Chapter President Letters

Lisa Karwoski February President's Letter

Lisa Karwoski March President's Letter

Lisa Karwoski September President's Letter

Scholarships

Cassie Halls: WTS-LA Myra L. Frank Memorial Scholarship

Maddy Ruvolo: WTS-LA Myra L. Frank Memorial Scholarship

Katheryn Kornegay: WTS-LA Ava Doner Memorial Scholarship

Codi Weisz: WTS-LA Ava Doner Memorial Scholarship

Annaleigh Yahata Ekman: WTS-LA Board of Directors Scholarship

Christi Fu: Arup and CM Solutions Scholarship

Narina Artin: BergCM Scholarship

Julene Paul: BYD Scholarship

Guadalupe Huerta: Fehr & Peers Leah Guerreiro-Ramos Scholarship

Ma’ayan Dembo: Fehr & Peers Leah Guerreiro-Ramos Scholarship

Evonnie Estrada: Jacobs Engineering Scholarship

Camille Maxwell: Stantec Scholarship

High School Scholarships: AECOM, PGH Wong, WSP, and WTS-LA

2017

Awards

Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner Highlights

LAWA's LAX Northside Plan: Innovation Transportation Solutions Award

LAWA: Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award

Profiles

Amy Grat on Volunteers

Blair Schlecter

Carolyn Flowers

Cynthia Sugimoto

Dr. Shimshon-Santo TRA YOU Summit

Dr. Sylvia He

Elenna Salcido

Elizabeth Cousins Ballot Measure for Measures

Elizabeth Levin Listening to Yourself Has Its Values

Jennifer Lao

Jillian Switzer Drones Working Remotely

Julie Allen

Kathy (McClure) Simons 

Kathryn Barger Program

Lisa Levy Buch

Lucy Olmos Delgadillo

Mahsa Pan and WTS-LA Mentorship Program

Mark Pestrella

Mid-Career Leadership Program

Monika Bowden

Programs Summary

Puja Thomas-Patel

Rachel Lindt

Rachel Vandenberg

Robyn Coates

Shenae Rourk

Stephanie Wiggins

Tamar Fuhrer

Thomas O'Brien METRANS Worker Movement

WTS-LA International Trip

Scholarships

Ava Doner

Evelyn Park

Camila Salomon Gnecco

EliseAnne Koskelo

Huê-Tâm Jamme

Lauren Deaderick

Myra Frank

Radin Rahimzadeh

Ribeka Toda

Tiffany Chu

Vanessa Faul

Younsook "Audrey" Jang: SCAG-Arup Scholarship Recipient

Chapter President Letters

Kathy McClure Incoming WTS-LA President Letter

Kathy McClure President Letter (Jan-Feb)

Kathy Simons Annual President's Letter

Kathy Simons December President's Letter

Kathy Simons April President Message

Kathy Simons August President Letter

Kathy Simons July President Letter

Kathy Simons November President Letter

Kathy Simons October President Letter

Kathy Simons September President Letter

Kathy Simons December President Letter

2015

2015 Chapter Report

Adopt-A-School Committee: Dr. Amy Shimshon-Santo

Amanda Smith Heinke

Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner

Assessing Infrastructure Sustainability

Coach Allison

Cynthia Guidry

Deborah Berg

Elisabeth Rosenson

Elizabeth Cousins

Eric Shen

Experts Look Into California Rail Future

Finding Your Career and Yourself

George and Carmela Cunningham

Ginger Gherardi

Hilda Solis

Jeff Markwardt Redefining the Annual Report

Jielin Pan

LAWA's Plan for LAX

Liz Levin

Lunch on the Edge

Martha Welborne

Port Executives Look to Future

Professional Development Roundtable

Sheila Wray Given

Spinning Your Wheels, Looking at Bicycling's Growing Popularity

Student and Corporate Partner Mixer

Sunnie House

Transportation Careers

Veronica Siranosian

WTS Los Angeles Board Retreat

WTS-LA Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

2013

Fall 2013 Newsletter

San Pedro Bay Ports Tour

Metro: Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award