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April Meeting!

ITE Central Coast Section Meeting (Hybrid) – Joint with Cal Poly ITE

April 13, 2023 at 11:10 AM
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Room 192-106

Join us in-person or virtually for a joint meeting with Cal Poly ITE!

Jennifer Rice, PTP and Transportation Planner/Engineer from the City of San Luis Obispo, will provide an overview of the 2022 Paving Project. As part of the project, various traffic calming measures and multimodal features were implemented to promote non-vehicular mode choice and reduce speeds on residential streets. Jennifer will present how the City implemented several high-priority projects from the City’s Active Transportation Plan, Traffic Safety Report, Safe Routes to School Plan and Downtown Concept Plan during this routine maintenance project.

Lunch will be provided for all in-person attendees

Please register at the link below. We hope you’re able to attend!

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March Virtual Quad Meeting!

Electrifying Alaska!

Wednesday, March 29 · 12 – 1pm 

Participating Sections: 

State of Alaska’s NEVI Plan

Moderated By: Marc Violett

Presented By: Josi Hartley, PM-Alaska Energy Authority

Josi Hartley is the EV Program Manager for the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA). Josi has been a member of the AEA team for three years as a program manager in the renewable energy group and has worked with a variety of technologies including Wind, Energy Efficiency, Rural Power Generation, and Nuclear Energy. Most recently, her focus within the agency has shifted to Electric Vehicles. She was a member of the team that developed the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Implementation Plan for the State of Alaska. Josi received her bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. After graduating from UAF she went to work for BP in Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope, and in Anchorage as a Drilling Engineer. After five years with BP, Josi decided to transition into the renewable energy industry and joined the AEA team as the Wind Program Manager. Josi currently resides in Anchorage and she enjoys spending time outdoors with her fiancé, their seven-month-old daughter, and their two dogs.

Please Register on Eventbrite

President’s Message

Hello ITE Central Coast Community,

Excited for 2023 and all the momentum thus far. I want to say a special thanks to Derrick Bailey of the City of Santa Barbara for presenting at the first virtual meeting in February, as well as Kimberly Leong, ITE Western District President, in swearing in the new officers. 

The new board is working hard to get more meetings/events scheduled (virtual, hybrid, and in-person). Stayed tuned for more information about the joint meeting at Cal Poly on April 13th and other section meetings, hybrid vendor show, and our annual fundraising golf event. To receive timely notifications of website posts, meetings, and events; please “Follow” our website (lower right hand corner of website). In addition, we will continue to send emails to our members.

This year we are focused on communication/collaboration, networking, younger members engagement, and professional development; and want to provide the “value add” for your membership. I am grateful to have you as a member of the Central Coast Section and want to engage more professionals (planning and engineering) and grow our section.

Please let me know any suggestions or feedback, about how we could improve our Section. In addition, if you want to get involved, please reach out to me. We do have some Committee Chairs that are vacant (Membership Chair and Younger Member Group) and would appreciate the involvement.

Many thanks,

Kathy Kleinschmidt

ITE Central Coast Section President

Let’s talk safety!

ITE Central Coast Section Virtual Meeting

February 21, 2023 at 12:00 PM

Join us virtually for our first meeting of the year! Derrick Bailey and Behdad Gharagozli from the City of Santa Barbara will present a recently completed HSIP funded safety improvement project on West Carrillo Street. City staff will present the collision analysis that identified the need, operations considerations, design and construction.

Please register here

We hope you’re able to attend!

2023 Election Results

The election for 2023 officers is now closed and tabulated. We are pleased to announce the new elected officers as follows:

Kathy Kleinschmidt: President

Tom Mericle: Vice-President

Ryan Caldera: Secretary-Treasurer

Vidhi Sachdeva moves into the role of Past President/Section Representative

Congratulations and thank you for your willingness to serve our members!