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Chapter Committees

We are an all volunteer organization.  The success of the chapter is directly related to the direct participation of our members. Committees offer a variety of options for members to get directly involved the SW Idaho chapter by sharing their special skills and talents.  Committees also provide a way for members to gain leadership skills and opportunities to take on leadership roles.

Membership Committee

This committee is responsible for setting annual goals for recruiting new members and retaining existing members.  For more information about joining the SW Idaho Chapter, or if you would like more information regarding the benefits of being a WTS member, contact Molly Loucks, P.E.

Programs and Events Committee

This committee is responsible for coordinating monthly meetings and special events.  Monthly meetings are currently scheduled the third Thursday of each month during the lunch hour. Check out the events tab on our home page for a current listing of monthly speakers and for upcoming special events. For more information about serving on this committee contact Dave Butzier, P.E.

Corporate Partners Committee

Corporate and Agency Partners are a vital element to the growth and sustainability of our SW Idaho Chapter.  To learn more about Corporate and Agency Partners and Event Sponsorship please click the Corporate Partners tab on our home page or contact Donn Carnahan, P.E.

Awards Committee

The SW Idaho chapter holds an annual awards event.  This is an opportunity for our chapter to recognize leaders in the transportation industry.  We could always use additional help in planning the awards event.  For more information, contact Kathleen Godrey 

Communications Committee

We issue a newsletter to inform our members about topics of interest in the region and nationally.  This newsletter is a great opportunity to get to know WTS corporate and public partners and members through profiles.  The communication committee is also responsible for maintaining our website pages, social media, and marketing.  If you would like to assist on this committee, please contact Cassandra Smith 

Scholarship Committee

The SW Idaho chapter initiated a scholarship committee and fundraising drive in 2011.  The Scholarship Committee is responsible for raising scholarship funds.  In addition to raising funds, the committee coordinates an annual Transportation Youth Academy to reach out and engage young people in our region so they can learn about and directly participate in a transportation project that is relevant to them.  If you would like to assist on this committee, please contact Sarah Rosa.

Transportation YOU Committee

The WTS SW Idaho TransportationYOU committee holds multiple events annually to engage young girls in STEM activities. To learn more about the Transportation YOU events and committee, please contact Karissa Hardy, P.E. or Barb Brown