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Letter from the President - December 2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Greetings T&DI Community Members,

I am pleased to assume the position of T&DI President for the upcoming year.  I am fortunate to follow in the footsteps of my predecessors and to be surrounded by a wealth of diverse and highly experienced members of the T&DI Board of Governors, our Council Chairs, the leaders of our Committees, as well as each and every member of the T&DI community. It is a challenge to which I am looking forward and appreciate the support of the T&DI Board of Governors and membership as we continue to work to be recognized as the global leaders in providing sustainable transportation and development.
 
I would like to extend a heart-felt thank you to past-President, Brian McKeehan, P.E., M.ASCE, for his leadership of T&DI this past year.  We have seen a 27% increase in T&DI's Continuing Education webinars, including a 12-fold rise in committee-originated webinars; the launch of a Texas T&DI Chapter and two new Graduate Student Chapters; creation of a new Continuing Education Committee; a very successful International Airfield & Highway Pavements Conference held in Miami, Florida in June 2015; and execution of promotional support agreements with 12 leading transportation and development organizations to help promote ICTD 2016. What a great year! 

We have exciting events planned for the next year and I hope each of you has an opportunity to connect with fellow T&DI community members at at least one of these events.

International Conference on Automated People Movers and Automated Transistor Systems

Toronto, Canada April 17-20, 2016


ASCE International Conference on Transportation & Development, Houston

Texas June 26-29, 2016  

In addition, be sure to check T&DI webinars at mylearning.asce.org and keep an eye out for promotions of the numerous conferences that T&DI is co-sponsoring over the coming year.

This newsletter will be used over the course of the next year to provide you, our community, updates on T&DI activities, volunteer opportunities, and our successes. I hope you find an activity of interest and become engaged in our community. If you have an idea to share with the Board, a Council, or a Committee, or if you simply would like to find out how you can help T&DI achieve its vision, please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly at lenor.bromberg@gmail.com , or to Muhammad Amer, Director of T&DI at mamer@asce.org . Your input and involvement are always welcome and greatly appreciated!
 
Best regards,

Lenor M. Bromberg, P.E., M.ASCE
President 2015-2016