What is ITE? Benefits of Joining ITE Georgia Section Committees The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is an There are two ways for joining the Georgia Section of international professional society with members in 80 the Committees serve a vital function for the Section. There are countries. ITE is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and over 30 committees that help GAITE accomplish our strategic includes a worldwide network of almost 15,000 Institute of Transportation Engineers, Inc. goals and objectives. Please review some of the committee transportation engineers, planners, and others descriptions below to determine where your interests lie: responsible for safe and efficient movement of people 1. You can join as an International Member of ITE Ambassador – welcomes member to meetings and assists with and goods on streets, highways, and transit systems. through the International office in Washington, registration Since 1930, ITE has been providing transportation D.C. (see www.ite.org for information about Awards/Nominations – selects winners for section awards; professionals with programs and resources for increased joining International ITE). If you are an nominates candidate for office knowledge and advancement. ITE programs and International Member, you are automatically a Audio/Visual – provides A/V equipment for section events resources include professional development seminars; Georgia Section Member and part of your Career Guidance – encourages students to pursue careers in technical reports; a monthly journal; local, regional, and International Dues will go to the Georgia Section. transportation international conferences; publication of technical Historian – maintains sections history and takes photos at manuals; and exchange of opinions, ideas, techniques, events and research. 2. It is also possible to join the Georgia Section as a Membership – recruits new members to the section and works “Section Affiliate” without belonging to the to retain members ITE members are employees of government agencies, International Organization. The application is the Website – keeps the website vibrant, interactive and current regional planning offices, consulting firms, educational first step in that process. Young Members – develops and sponsors activities to better institutions, product manufacturers, university students engage younger members and other transportation related disciplines. Some of the benefits of joining ITE are: Annual Meeting – makes arrangements for the December annual meeting If you're engaged in planning, designing, operating, Engineers Week – assists in planning Engineers Week every managing, maintaining surface transportation systems Weekly e-blasts to keep the membership February and equipment, or studying transportation, ITE can meet updated on current and upcoming activities. Program – generates ideas and speakers for monthly meetings, your needs for ongoing professional development. including technical tours Through monthly journals and technical reports, you will Monthly luncheon programs presented by Summer Seminar – organizes and hosts a 3-day technical be apprised of research, applications, and innovations in transportation professionals (normally held on seminar program in July the field. Annual meetings, conferences, seminars and the second Thursday of the month); Winter Workshop – organizes and hosts a 1 ½ day technical local section meetings offer top notch technical Networking with fellow professionals; workshop in February presentations and speakers, along with social gatherings Technical – develops technical programs for the section for informal sharing of ideas. ITE technical committees Technical committees that provide input to through six subcommittees, including: safety, and specialty councils provide the opportunity to local policy decisions; technical exchanges, webinars, technical papers, joint participate in shaping policies, developing recommended organizational meetings and users groups. practices and establishing standards. Increased awareness of the current and future GA Engineer Magazine – serves as a liaison between the trends in worldwide transportation technology; section and editorial board Marketing – supports recruiting efforts by preparing marketing Increased awareness of local trends in and promotional materials transportation; Newsletter – prepares quarterly newsletter to document Opportunities to participate in local section activities; uses social networking to keep in touch with conferences and learn of various aspects of the members and friends profession; Public Officials Education – prepares and conducts a program to educate elected officials on transportation issues Scholarship – awards annual scholarships to deserving Opportunities to participate in regional and transportation engineering students international conferences to keep abreast of Georgia Conservancy – briefs the section on GC issues that the latest innovations in transportation affect transportation technology; Legislative – provides updates to the section on pending legislation relevant to transportation Student Chapter Liaisons – coordinates with student chapters at Georgia Tech and Southern Poly and supports their participation in ITE activities 2011 Meetings Application for Membership Name: February 27-28 Winter Workshop, Rome, GA Title: March 11 Joint Mtg. with ITS GA, Traffic Bowl Business Firm or Agency: between GT and SPSU – World Address: Fiber's Ottley Warehouse City: State: Zip: April 15 Lunch Mtg. - Georgia Tech Telephone: ( ) E-mail: May 6 Joint Lunch Mtg. with ASCE - Residence: Holiday Inn, P’tree Corners Address: June 9 Lunch Mtg. – Maggianos City: State: Zip: July 17-20 Summer Seminar – St. Simons I Telephone: ( ) Preferred Mailing Address: home) (Bus.) August 11 Lunch Mtg. – MARTA References: Please list three references in the September 8 Lunch Mtg. – Southern Poly transportation field with at least two members of the Georgia Section ITE. October 13 Lunch Mtg. – TBA ________________________________________ November 10 Lunch Mtg. – TBA Name Agency Day Phone Georgia Section Institute of ________________________________________ Transportation Engineers December 8 Annual Awards Dinner. - TBA Name Agency Day Phone c/o Georgia Engineering Alliance 2011 Board of Directors ______________________________________ 233 Peachtree Street Name Agency Day Phone President Mike Holt Harris Tower, Suite 700 770-407-7799 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 firstname.lastname@example.org 404-521-2324 Vice-President John Karnowski State(s) Registered: 404-521-0283 Fax 770-813-0882 Engineer-In- John.Karnowski@stantec.com www.gaite.org Referred Secretary/ Dwayne Tedder by:_________________________________ Treasurer 678-808-8840 dwayne_tedder@URSCorp.com Mail to: Past President David Low Sunita Nadella Georgia Section 770-594-6422 GAITE Membership Chair email@example.com PARSONS Southern Dist Rep David Benevelli 3577 Parkway Lane 770-246-6257 Building 5, Suite 100 firstname.lastname@example.org Norcross, GA 30092 Southern Dist Rep Keith Strickland Phone (678) 969-2304 404-946-5744 E-mail: Sunita.Nadella@parsons.com] email@example.com For International ITE Information: Affiliate Director Robert Baker +1 202.289.0222 770-971-5407 +1 202.289.7722 Fax firstname.lastname@example.org www.ite.org Please remit $35.00 Application Fee Payable to Georgia Section ITE, Inc.
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