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Phila Gala 2021

WTS Philadelphia annually honors achievement in the industry at its popular Awards Dinner. The Chapter recognizes individuals, firms, agencies, and projects that have made extraordinary contributions to the regional  transportation network. Student scholarships are also presented at this popular professional event. In years past, over $20,000 in educational grants have been allocated.

WTS Philadelphia is pleased to announce its 2021 Award Winners!

 
WOMAN OF THE YEAR 

Yassmin Gramian
Secretary of Transportation
PennDOT
 

MEMBER OF THE YEAR 

Jaclyn Whelan
Project Manager - Design
Conrail
 

DIVERSITY AWARD

Division of Aviation
City of Philadelphia
&
Carol Martsolf
Chief Learning Officer, Urban Engineers
Equity, Diversity + Inclusion Committee, WTS International
 

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Michael Baker International
 

INNOVATIVE TRANSPORTATION SOLUTION AWARD 

Rack 'Em Up
Philadelphia Parking Authority | WTS Philadelphia | oTIS | DVRPC | Philadelphia Fire Department | Office of Emergency Management
 

SECRETARY RAY LAHOOD AWARD

Carlton Williams
Commissioner, City of Philadelphia Streets Department
 

PHILADELPHIA AWARD

C.R. "Chuck" Pennoni
Founder & Chairman, Pennoni
 


Winners were celebrated

THURSDAY, APRIL 7TH, 2022

WTS Philadelphia's 2021 Awards Banquet

Crystal Tea Room | The Wanamaker Building
100 East Penn Square | 9th Floor


 

Note: The winning recipients from each WTS chapter may be submitted to WTS International for the International Awards presented at the Annual Conference.

For additional information or to get involved in our Awards & Recognition Committee, please contact our Committee Director, AnnMarie Vigilante, at Awards@WTSPhiladelphia.org.