2017 ITE International Vice Presidential Candidate

Volunteers Moving ITE Forward

As a life-long volunteer, I am passionate about our ITE members who volunteer their time and experience for the success of our transportation profession and ITE. Volunteers are the backbone of the ITE community and ensure the sustainability, visibility, strength, and growth of our organization.

My service to ITE spans 30+ years and numerous leadership roles. It was during my Western District presidency that I declared “The Year of the Volunteer” to pass on my passion to motivate, encourage, and recognize volunteers. With my strong focus on volunteerism backed by my active ITE membership, together we will Move ITE Forward as a leader in the global transportation community.

As International Vice President, my focus will be on volunteerism. I will support and encourage ITE's volunteer efforts to be focused on ITE's four cornerstones:



To be recognized as leaders in the global transportation community, our members need to have a “voice” in their communities. We must continue to provide our members with both the fundamentals, as well as, the most current and cutting edge information - from planning and design to operations and maintenance of our transportation systems. As a leader, I understand this happens when ITE volunteers, Councils, and Task Forces are recognized as “ITE Thought Leaders”. (top of page)


To be relevant to our community of Transportation Professionals, our members need to understand the latest trends and evolving tools in transportation. To be a trusted advisor with a “voice” in today’s world of global initiatives our members will need information to work in a world of:

  • Partnerships and Collaboration
  • Seamless Transportation Systems
  • Public Health and Transportation
  • Vision Zero
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
  • Smart Cities/Communities
  • Diversity and Inclusion
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    By volunteering, our members continue to see value-added to their professional lives and ITE by

  • Using and growing the transportation knowledge and resources of ITE
  • Asking and answering questions on the ITE Community
  • Presenting papers and participating in ITE meetings
  • Serving as subject matter experts within ITE Councils
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    To be connected as a Volunteer Organization, our members must see how we can strengthen and sustain our programs through our volunteer base. Through strong connections across multi-generations, cultures, and professional organizations, we can become the source of transportation knowledge. We must grow and strengthen the connections of ITE Headquarters with our local professional and Student Chapters, Sections, and our new international Global Section. (top of page)

    Recent Events

    • Ken speaking at the Intermountain Section Meeting in Jackson, Wyoming
    • May 18-20 at the Intermountain Section Meeting in Jackson, Wyoming

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