ITE Cal Poly Pomona held its 7th General Meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2014. The guest speaker for this meeting was Monica Suter, PE, TE, PTOE. You can read more about Ms. Suter at: http://itecpp.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/2288/.
Ms. Suter presented on the number of opportunities that students could work in the transportation engineering industry. This includes freeway design, Intelligent Transportation Systems, or a traffic management center. Ms. Suter also explained to members about information overload and how engineers should communicate with the public to minimize risk and allow for a safer drive. Before concluding her presentation, Ms. Suter provided some useful tips for resumes and interviews, such as learning from good and bad experiences, sharing your skills to others, and working to understand your potential employers.
Among the General Announcements:
T-Shirts are now available! If you are a member and have not picked up your shirts, come by to the next meeting.
A Parking Study will be performed on Thursday, February 13 between 6am – 8 pm. Please contact Hector (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
ITECPP is looking for help with the 40th Anniversary Banquet, which will be open to all members and officers, past and present. Please contact Jackie (email@example.com) if interested.
The ITE Student Leadership Summit at San Luis Obispo is now $80 to attend. It will be on February 15-17.
Cal Poly Pomona will be holding this year’s UCTC Conference on April 17-19. You can see the website here: http://uctc2014.atscpp.org.
Traffic Bowl – Saturday, February 22 – CSU Long Beach
Chicken Tacos Fundraiser – Tuesday, February 18 – Between Buildings 9 & 17
RSBITE Meeting – Thursday, February 20
Chi Epsilon Job Fair – Thursday, February 27
Broomball (ITE Co-Hosting Event) – Friday, February 28
RSBITE Golf Tournament – Friday, March 21
Laser Tag – To Be Announced
See you at our next meeting on Thursday, February 20!
Monica M. Suter, PE, TE, PTOE for the City of Santa Ana, CA is currently an International Director with ITE. She previously served as Western District President (2008-2009) and promoted the profession with her “Getting to ‘Yes’ With the Public & Elected Officials” presentation. She manages an engineering team for the City of Santa Ana with 26 years of private and public sector experience. Ms. Suter joined ITE as a Michigan State University student. Since then she’s presented/published several International/District ITE papers, and served as a co-instructor for ITS Tech Transfer/UC Berkeley’s MUTCD Course. Ms. Suter is a Signals Technical Committee Member of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and was an ITE Associate Member in 2011. She is currently an APWA Associate Member.
On Thursday, April 18th 2013, ITE Cal Poly Pomona held the 11th General Meeting of the year. The guest speaker was Ms. Monica Suter, from the City of Santa Ana. Ms. Suter serves as an ITE International Director for the Western District and has served as the District President in the past (full bio here).
Please join us for our Second General Meeting of the spring quarter this Thursday, April 18 during U-hour 12-1 PM, in the Transportation Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Monica M. Suter as our guest speaker. She is pleased to return to Cal Poly Pomona to present on Transportation Careers. She is an International Director for ITE and a Past Western District President. She will also provide information about sample projects as well and some tips for interviewing and what employers look for. As usual, lunch will be provided. We look forward to having you there!
Monica Suter, PE, TE, PTOE– City of Santa Ana, Public Works Agency Design Section
Monica M. Suter has worked 24 years in transportation and civil engineering for both the public and private sectors. She is a Civil Engineering graduate from Michigan State University and originally joined ITE as a college student. She is a CA-licensed engineer in both Civil and Traffic Engineering. She currently manages an engineering team for the City of Santa Ana, Public Works Agency Design Section and was previously the Acting Transportation Manager for the City’s Traffic and Transportation Engineering to cover for a short-term vacancy where she also managed an engineering team for 13 years. Continue reading →