Stephanie has a longstanding history of being actively involved in the transportation industry. Through involvement in many professional organizations such as WTS, APWA, ASCE, ACEC, and ITE, Stephanie has had the opportunity to build a robust transportation network, become a mentor, continuously learn and broaden her knowledge base, and had the opportunity to give back to the community.
WTS – Women’s Transportation Seminar
Dates: May 2009 – Present
Since 2009 Stephanie has been actively engaged in WTS serving many committee and executive board positions. Her involvement in WTS has provided leadership opportunities including serving as WTS Puget Sound Chapter President from 2017 to 2018. WTS is a non-profit organization aimed at advancing, sustaining, and connecting women’s careers to strengthen the transportation industry – a mission that Stephanie feels passionate about. WTS has given her the chance to be a leader in the industry while gaining a broad professional network throughout the Puget Sound and across the US. Among other things, WTS has allowed Stephanie to connect with industry leaders, fundraise for scholarships, participate in youth outreach and STEM awareness, attend and facilitate programs, and articulate her own experiences at public speaking events. WTS has and continues to provide Stephanie with invaluable experiences throughout the tenure of her career.
APWA – American Public Works Association
Dates: May 2005 to Present
In addition to WTS, Stephanie also is an active member of the APWA Washington Chapter. Her involvement includes being a member of the transportation committee, creating conference panel sessions, moderating conference sessions, presenting at conferences, authoring magazine articles, attending events and participating in organized sports. APWA is an international educational and professional association of public agencies and private sector companies dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services.
Read Stephanie’s latest article on Bus Rapid Transit in the Fall 2019 APWA Chapter Magazine.