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.
Monica also served as President of the ITE Southern California Section (2002-2003) and President of the Orange County Traffic Engineering Council (1997-2002). Under her leadership, the Southern California Section received both the District 6 and International Best Section Awards. She also received her Section’s Young Transportation Engineer Award in 2001 and was ITE’s Public Agency Council Vice Chair (2006-2009). Ms. Suter is honored to serve as an ITE International Director and is looking forward to co-chairing the new ITE Advocacy Committee beginning this year.