January/February 2019 Message from the President
Happy 2019! I hope your new year has been going well and good things are coming your way. We had a great start here at WTS Sacramento with our Annual Awards and Scholarships Dinner on January 31st at the Sheraton Grand, with over 300 people in attendance. During the evening, we awarded $22,000 in scholarships to young women seeking careers in the transportation industry. Congratulations again to all our recipients! We also had our first monthly lunch program of 2019 in February with Caltrans Deputy Director for Sustainability, Ellen Greenberg, who spoke on Transportation and Sustainability.
Many more fun and informative events are in the works! Mark your calendars and save the date for these upcoming events:
WTS/APWA Public Works Roundtable – Tuesday, March 19th (registration is extended! sign up here by Friday March 15th to attend)
Annual Mentorship Program – last day to apply as a mentor/mentee is Friday, March 22nd
March Lunch Program: SacRT Forward with James Boyle – Tuesday, March 26th (registration ends March 22nd)
April Lunch Program: Jeff Werner with the City of Elk Grove – Wednesday, April 17
Spring Professional Development: Lisa Carpenter on Stress and Being a Healthy Leader – Thursday, April 25
Our Chapter is also in the process of creating our own website which will look more modern and easier to navigate. See below for the new website link! As a reminder, if you’re interested in becoming more involved with WTS Sacramento, please reach out to me at Lauren.Reinking@jacobs.com
Thank you to our Corporate Partners who are new or have remained with us in 2019! We appreciate your support and look forward to another successful year.
WTS Sacramento Chapter President