23 Days Away from the 8th Annual COMTO Scholarship and Golf Outing!

Okay golfers, time to practice with those new irons you just purchased for the Season! This year’s event will be held on Thursday, June 13 at the Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center in Plymouth.   More information on registration and sponsorship opportunities can be found on the COMTO Michigan website.  We thank our Co-Chairs Kim Avery and Dee Parker for taking the lead in making this another successful COMTO event.

It is not Too Late to Be a Sponsor of at our Golf Outing! 

Being a Scholarship/Golf Outing Sponsor is an excellent opportunity to showcase your organization.  For more information on remaining Sponsorship Opportunities, please see the attached brochure.  Sponsorship ad deadlines are May 27, 2019 to be included in the program book.


General Membership Meeting on May 14!

Thank you to Ms. Jessica Moy, Executive Director of the Michigan Infrastructure Council and Mr. Tony Kratofil, P.E., Chief Operations Officer at the Michigan Department of Transportation for great presentations at our last general membership meeting and for providing much food for thought about the latest happenings in Asset Management and Transportation!   Thank you to our members who attended and participated in a great conversation.


Thank you to the Youth Outreach Committee for a Great Event at the Michigan Science Center on DAPCEP STEM Day 2019! 

21 COMTO Michigan Chapter Members participated in the captioned event, sponsored and led a workshop on “Transportation and You” with students in SE Michigan.  1100 Students from schools around SE Michigan were exposed to Transportation and other STEM related disciplines on that day at the Michigan Science Center.  We thank Committee Chair Kay Adefoso, MDOT, for his commitment and the following COMTO MI Members for their time and commitment:

Cyrill Weems – Plante Moran Cresa, Jasmine Sisson – WSP, Ricardo Freshley – Value Engineering, Ashley Beaudrie – Rowe PSC, Deveron Sanders – Rowe PSC, Kim LeBlanc – Somat, Natiera Farrington – Somat, Helen Russell – Somat, Bianca Graves – Leading Edge Business Solutions, Shanay Cuthrell – MDOT, Jon Zaremeski – Somat, Octavia Shamaly – MDOT, James Jackson – MDOT, Sarah Binkowski – SEMCOG, Lindsay Curtis – MDOT

Get Ready for COMTO’s 48th National Meeting & Training Conference

The COMTO 48th National Meeting & Training Conference planning is in full swing.  Each year, COMTO hosts its National Meeting & Training Conference, one of the nation’s premier multi-modal transportation industry events, attracting nearly 1,000 professionals, opinion leaders and policymakers. This year’s theme Intelligent Mobility – Transforming the Future of Transportation: Automated, Integrated & Data-Driven focuses on a transportation future that accelerates toward a connected ecosystem of seamlessly integrated smart transport organization. Conference participants will be immersed in four days of education, inspiration and networking for professionals at all career levels seeking to share best practices, tools and solutions to workplace and industry challenges.
Please take note of the following important information and be sure to register today!

2019 COMTO National Meeting and Training Conference

July 12 -16, 2019

Tampa Marriott Water Street

700 South Florida Avenue

Tampa, FL 33602

Conference Website

You can view the full schedule on the web site conference page at:  www.comtonational.org/conference.

Registration – Early Bird discount member rate deadline is May 31st

Registration is now open and we encourage all to take advantage of the early bird member rate through May 31st

Conference Hotel – COMTO discounted room rate deadline is June 16th

The hotel is filling up fast and the deadline to enjoy the special COMTO discounted room rate is June 16th.  After the deadline has expired, rooms will be subject to availability.

In addition, the 2019 Conference Mobile app will be made available soon and we encourage you to download it, update your meeting profile and share the conference schedule with your colleagues and through your social media networks. Please keep in mind that activities and events are subject to change and we will continue to keep you posted on the schedule. We look forward to seeing everyone in Tampa.

Join COMTO Today!

COMTO membership includes individuals, groups, transportation agencies, private- sector corporations, non-profit organizations, and Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs), representing professionals at all levels within all modes of transportation. Join COMTO Today to gain access to an exclusive national network of industry leaders.


COMTO (Conference of Minority Transportation Officials) is a national organization whose mission is to level the industry’s playing field to ensure maximum access and participation for minority individuals, businesses, and communities of color. COMTO carries out this mission through advocacy, information sharing, training, education and professional development.

Our chapter supports this effort by providing our members with statewide professional development, training and mentoring opportunities. To encourage the next generation of transportation leaders of color, we volunteer in schools and other community venues, and provide scholarships for students seeking careers in the industry.

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Email: info@comtomichigan.org                          Twitter: @COMTOMichigan

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P.O. Box 32439

Detroit, MI 48232                                                     LinkedIn: COMTO Michigan



Regine Beauboeuf, PE

President – COMTO Michigan


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