The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is a professional society of more than 15,000 transportation engineers, planners and other professionals in some 80 countries. The Institute facilitates the application of technology and scientific principles to research, planning, functional design, implementation, operation, policy development and management for all modes of transportation.
RSVP by Friday, January 28, to Nicole Knox, ITE Alaska Treasurer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-9647.
Cost is $15 for Alaska Section Members, $22 for unpaid Members & guests, and Free for students.
An RSVP is a monetary commitment on your behalf whether or not you attend. Substitutions welcome. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions with your RSVP.
a.Engineer of the Year Award – Don Porter and Art Johnson
2.Secretary Report - Rob
a.Web Site/Blog/Facebook Status
b.Survey – coming soon
3.Treasurer’s Report – Nicole
4.2011 Conference Update
a.Local Area Committee – Joann or Anne
a.E-week activities – Nicole
b.Conflict Resolution Class – informal interest vote.
a.International Election – go to ITE website – link from our web site
9.Presentation – Karthik
Next meeting scheduled for March 1, 2011
Officers Present:PJosh Cross – President
PKarthik Murugesan - Vice President
PNicole Knox - Treasurer
PRobert DeVassie - Secretary
PJennifer Satterfield - Past President
General Attendance: 55
Alaska Section Members: 71
Treasurer’s report: $6,965.29
Engineer of the Year Award to Art Johnson
Alaska ITE Blog
2011 Conference Update (July 10-13)
Membership update, 71 members so far…target is 75.
·E-week is on Feb 20-26, 2011: schedule coming, need volunteers.
Survey coming soon
·Next meeting scheduled for March 1, 2011
Presentation Title: Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
Presented By: by Michael D. Travis, P.E., Travis/Peterson Environmental Consulting, Inc.
Mike gave a brief history of SWPPP, a status on what’s going on today, and what to expect on July 1, 2011.The Clean Water Act (aka “Water Quality Act”) was discussed where he touched on the 1987 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPNES), the goals of this program, and the regulated “point source and non-point source” discharges.Looking into the Jurisdictional wetlands, Mike touched on discharges and that they must be permitted.He looked at Individual Permits versus Construction General Permits (CGP), and the requirements of each.EPA instructions was talked about and the present day SWPPP.He brought up local requirements that included Alaska SWPPP, MOA guidance manual, ADEC Storm Water Guide manual.He finished with the new CGP coming out in July.Touched on some highlights and discussed possible exemptions.If you would like a copy of the presentation, please contact one of the ITE Alaska officers.