Only 10 Days Away from the 8th Annual COMTO Scholarship and Golf Outing!

Only 10 Days Away from the 8th Annual COMTO Scholarship and Golf Outing!

Okay golfers, are you happy with your current driver?  If not, you only have 10 days to replace it in time for the Scholarship and Golf Outing next Thursday, June 13 at the Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center in Plymouth.   You still have time to register at www.comtomichigan.org. We thank our Co-Chairs Kim Avery and Dee Parker for taking the lead to make this another successful COMTO event.

Thank You to Our 2019 COMTO Scholarship & Golf Outing Sponsors! 

We thank the following companies/organizations for supporting COMTO through their sponsorships of our 8th Annual COMTO Scholarship and Golf Outing: WSP, Dinner SponsorFTCHLunch SponsorTyme Consulting Engineers, Breakfast SponsorMannik & Smith GroupTrophy and Scholarship SponsorAlfred Benesch & CompanyScholarship SponsorLoop CapitalScholarship SponsorGreat Lakes Engineering, Bag SponsorMichael Baker InternationalBag Sponsor; and Rowe Engineering, HDR Michigan, Spalding DeDecker, CDM Smith, OHM, United States Seating, Wade Trim Associates, Somat Engineering, Inc., Hole Sponsors.

We value your partnership and support as we meet the needs of our community!

More on “Fixing the Darn Roads”!

As you can imagine, “Fixing the Darn Road” dominated the conversation on the island during the Mackinac Policy Conference. The Conference wrapped up on Friday morning with a session on the topic between MDOT Director Paul Ajegba and HNTB Vice President and COMTO Michigan President, Regine Beauboeuf. The session was moderated by Lindsay VanHulle of Bridge Magazine and broadcasted live from the island.

The transportation industry is watching the development of the budget with great interest and will stand ready to support MDOT in delivering its program.

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

 

 

Twenty-one COMTO Michigan Chapter members participated in this event, sponsoring and leading a student workshop entitled “Transportation and You”. Over a thousand students from southeast Michigan schools were exposed to transportation and other STEM- related disciplines on that day at the Michigan Science Center. We thank Committee Chair Kay Adefeso, MDOT, and the following committee members for their time, enthusiasm and commitment:

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

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

The COMTO 48th National Meeting & Training Conference is coming up soon!  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 website conference page at:  www.comtonational.org/conference.

Registration

Registration is now open

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.

About COMTO

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.

Contact Us                              Follow Us

Email: info@comtomichigan.org                          Twitter: @COMTOMichigan

Mailing Address:                                                    Facebook: #MiCOMTO

P.O. Box 32439

Detroit, MI 48232                                                     LinkedIn: COMTO Michigan

 

 

Regine Beauboeuf, PE

President – COMTO Michigan

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