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2018 GVITE Awards - Call for Nominations

 

The Greater Vancouver ITE Section will present five annual awards during its upcoming 2018 Annual General Meeting and awards ceremony: 

  • Mavis Johnson Award (Road Safety Project of the Year);
  • Bill Curtis Award (Project of the Year);
  • Outstanding Professional;
  • Young Professional; and,
  • Lifetime Achievement Award. 

For information of all award selection criteria, please download the nomination form by clicking here.

 

To nominate a project or person, complete the attached Award Nomination form and e-mail to Brendan Stevenson, Immediate Past President at Past_President@citevancouver.org. Separate nomination forms should be used for each nominee or project. Nominations can be made by all current GVITE members, and there is no limit for the number of nominations by each member.

 

If you would like to submit a nomination, please send a brief email to Brendan Stevenson to indicate the award category that you are submitting as early as possible. The deadline for submitting the complete nomination package is Friday, September 28, 2018.  All nominations will be forwarded to the GVITE Award Committee for selection. The award committee is comprised of a group of Past Presidents, with the Immediate Past President serving as Chair.

 

The award recipients will be invited to attend the 2018 GVITE Annual Award Dinner to accept their awards. GVITE will cover the registration fee for an individual award recipient and his/her spouse. For the Bill Curtis Award and Mavis Johnson Award, the registration fee will be covered for one representative from each agency (e.g. owner, consultant, or contractor).







    Bill Curtis Award (Transportation Project of the Year)
    • This award celebrates technical excellence in the field of transportation engineering, design and traffic operations.
    • The nominated projects can be a roadway design projects, traffic operation programs as well as transportation studies.
    • The selected projects must be substantially implemented or completed in the current calendar year.
    • The selection criteria include technical complexity and innovation, societal importance, sustainability, quantity of work and budget/time limitation.
    Outstanding Professional
    • This award acknowledges outstanding professional contribution in last two to three years.
    • The types of achievement can include in a particular project success, general project management, services to ITE and community, etc.
    Young Professional
    • This award recognizes demonstration of growing leadership skill and valuable contribution to ITE and/or the transportation engineering and planning profession.
    • To be eligible, a candidate must be a young professional working in the transportation profession.
    • A young professional is defined as being 35 years of age or younger on January 1 of the current calendar year.
    Lifetime Achievement
    • This award recognizes a lifetime of contribution in the transportation industry.
    Mavis Johnson Award (Road Safety Project of the Year)
    • This award celebrates technical excellence in the field of road safety.
    • The nominated projects should focus on improving road safety. The projects could include safety for vulnerable road users, road safety audits, collision analysis, traffic calming, safe route to school programs, educational campaigns etc.
    • The selected projects must be substantially implemented or completed in the current calendar year.
    • The selection criteria include technical complexity and innovation, societal importance, sustainability, quantity of work and budget/time limitations.
    If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Brendan Stevenson, Past President, at 604-996-4839 or Past_President@citevancouver.org.








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