In 2020, three types of awards will be available to Mountain District members – International Awards, Annual Meeting Awards, and Student/Young Professional Awards.  As the Mountain District builds our unique identity, we anticipate the awards program growing and evolving to showcase the talents, knowledge, and diversity of our membership.  If you have questions or would like additional information about the Mountain District awards program, please don’t hesitate to contact Awards Committee Chair Joey Paskey ([email protected]).

International Awards

Each year, the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) sponsors an awards program to honor outstanding achievement in transportation and distinguished service to ITE.  In addition to a number of International Awards sponsored by ITE, the following will be awarded at the District level, with the winners advancing for consideration at the International level. 

Nominations/submittals for the above are due to the Mountain District Awards Committee ([email protected]) on March 1, 2020.  Winners will be notified by May 1 and announced at the Joint ITE International and Southern District Annual Meeting and Exhibition, August 9-12, 2020.  The updated awards brochure, including submittal requirements and scoring criteria, is available here for more information.


Annual Meeting Awards

As we transition from conducting joint Mountain-Western District meetings to sole Mountain District meetings, the Annual Meeting Awards will initially be shared amongst members from both districts.   The following awards will be presented at the 2020 District Annual Meeting in Honolulu, HI, and all Mountain and Western District members will be eligible for each:

* While it is undetermined at this time if a separate Lifetime Achievement Award will be part of the Mountain District’s annual award program in the future, Past Western District Lifetime Achievement Award winners residing in the new Mountain District will continue to receive all acknowledgements and benefits associated with the Award.


Student & Young Professionals Awards

Numerous opportunities are available for students and young professionals to compete for awards, to obtain funding for travel expenses to Annual Meetings, and to network with transportation professionals.  The following awards will be presented in 2020:

If you have questions or would like additional information about Students & Young Professionals awards program, please contact Students and Young Professionals Committee Chair Chris Sobie ([email protected]).

Founding District Sponsors

District Sponsors