President's Message
It’s hard to believe that there are only 85 days left in 2019!! Despite the Texas heat hanging around, the fall season is in full swing and brings lots of opportunities to get involved. 

September had a full calendar of events, including the ‘Future of Transportation’ luncheon, Mentoring Program kick-off, and Annual Golf Tournament. Many thanks go out to those who worked tirelessly for more than a year to bring our Mentoring Program to fruition, as well as to those who planned, sponsored, and attended this year’s golf tournament. I am consistently amazed by our chapter’s ability to produce such engaging and valuable experiences.

The fun is just getting started! Soon we’ll be seeking your nominations for next spring’s annual banquet award recipients and Board of Directors candidates (2020-2021). So be sure to keep an eye on your inbox. Your input and involvement is what makes this chapter so unique. 


Stay Tuned,

Adrienne Williams
President, Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
WTS Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter Golf Tournament
The 17th Annual Golf Tournament was held Friday, September 27th at Texas Star Golf Course. The Greater D/FW Chapter hosted 33 teams at the 4-Person Scramble tourney.

A total of $900 was donated at the Air Cannon hole, in memory of our founding member Wanda J. Schafer. All proceeds from this year's buy-a-drive for scholarships will go specifically to the Wanda J. Schafer Graduate Scholarship fund.

AWH team won 2nd flight

The tournament Winners:
1st Place, 1st Flight:
Kimley Horn –  Tim Habenicht, Chris Ewing, Casey McElroy, Joe Hornisher

1st Place, 2nd Flight:
Archer Western Herzog (AWH) – Melissa Martinez, Matt Hemsath, Aaron Adams, Mike Zeitz

Most Honest:
Mayo-Wright Consultants – Jolene Mayo, Brian Wright, Kevin Wendell, Wayne Simonson

Longest Drive:
Ladies – Rusty McLaurin
Mens – Bob Kaiser

Closest to the Pin:
Ladies – Daisy Wall
Mens – Dennis Shipman
 
Congrats to all the winner! We would like to thank our Sponsors once more for their support of the Greater D/FW Chapter of WTS and helping make this event a huge success! 
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1 PDH will be offered for attending this webinar.
Calling all chapter leaders! Save the date for Chapter Leader Training in Denver, Colorado that will take place at The Kimpton Hotel Born . The two-day training will explore proven best practices for successful chapter management and essential capacity building workshops designed to impact chapter effectiveness and sustainability. A substantive review of new WTS procedures, systems and platforms will be given including:
  • Review of a new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System that will have implications for membership, communications, and event management 
  • Review of a website and online portal refresh with updates to chapter sites and microsites for leaders. 
  • Review of a new brand and WTS logo 

Attend the evening reception the night of November 7th to connect with fellow Chapter Leaders. Registration ends October 25, 2019 .
WTS Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
Diversity Event

Please join us for a discussion on diversity/women who influence transportation policy.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Registration opens at 11:30 AM
Program at Noon
North Central Texas Council of Governments 
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

Registration link to come.
Volunteer at Federal Small Business Conference, You Can Register for FREE!

Have you considered volunteering at a SAME event but weren't sure of the requirements or who to ask? Well, now is your chance to learn more about volunteering at the upcoming Federal Small Business Conference in Dallas, Texas, November 20-22, 2019 . Volunteering can get you a FREE or DISCOUNTED registration depending on the number of hours served!
Join the WTS Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter

In support of its mission to transform the transportation industry through the advancement of women, WTS helps women find opportunity and recognition in the transportation industry through professional activities, networking opportunities, education and research.

Explore the benefits and apply for membership.
Call for Volunteers

We are looking for women engineers who are willing to volunteer their time at Irma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School this fall. The high school engineering students are needing to interview female engineers as part of a class assignment. If you or anyone you know is interested in participating, the available dates and times are listed  i n the link below, where you can also sign up for your preferred slot. We would really appreciate your help! 
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