The WTS Annual Awards and Holiday Gala are teaming up for our biggest event of the year! Come for the keynote and awards presentations – stay for the post-event Holiday Social Hour and door prizes! Join fellow WTS members and industry colleagues as we recognize this year’s outstanding students, professionals, and projects. Share in holiday cheer by gathering with us to bid 2020 farewell and welcome in the New Year. We will also take a moment to celebrate the recent appointments of key officials in our Bay Area transportation agencies.
Keynote Speaker: Alicia John-Baptiste, President & CEO of SPUR
Curtain Warmer (5:45 – 6 pm) / Welcome Remarks / Keynote Speaker / Awards and Scholarships / Holiday Social Virtual Networking Sessions
Woman of the Year: Nuria I. Fernandez, General Manager & CEO of Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Honorable Ray LaHood Award (Man of the Year): Matt Henry, Left Lane Advisors
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dianne Steinhauser, Former Executive Director of Transportation Authority of Marin AND Ellen Smith, Bay Area Rapid Transit
Member of the Year: Adrienne Taylor, FMG Architects
Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award: Bay Area Rapid Transit
Employer of the Year: Napa Valley Transportation Authority
Innovative Transportation Solutions Award: Oakland Department of Transportation AND Metropolitan Transportation Commission/Bay Area Toll Authority
Kathrine G. Johnson Trailblazer Award: Karen Frick
WTS Member: $25 / Non-Member: $45 / Student/Unemployed: Complimentary
All funds collected from ticket sales will be considered donations and will go directly to the WTS Foundation for scholarships. Ticket purchase is a financial commitment, and no refunds will be issued. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your ticket to another person by updating the attendee information through this site.
Zoom link to the event will be emailed prior to December 2.
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