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ITE Metropolitan Section of
New York and New Jersey
(ITE Met Section)
Northeastern District
Areas Represented: New York City, NY:
Westchester, NY; Long Island, NY; New Jersey

Members
The Met Section holds a STEM outreach event.

Met Section actively encourages members,
volunteers, and younger members to apply
for the program. Every year a dedicated
budget of at least $2,500 is set aside to support members from the Met Section who
are selected for LeadershipITE. This helps
subsidize some of the costs involved with
travel, lodging, and tuition, and simply helps
make the decision to apply much easier for
potential scholars. Many LITE alumni have
gone on to take positions on the Section's
Executive Board. The Met Section also has
a strong track record of supporting K-12
STEM activities in the areas it serves, and
has hosted several STEM outreach events
engaging local students to help them learn
about the transportation industry.
Previously, the Met Section received
praise for its efforts reaching its consulting
members, but found its events were not
resonating enough with its public agency
members. Thanks to executive leadership as well as dedicated public agency
members serving on committees, the Met
Section has undertaken a concerted effort
to engage public agencies and encourage
more participation from these groups. The
Section held several brainstorming sessions
to understand the underlying barriers to
participation and where changes could
be made. It provided a discounted rate to
public sector employees, knowing employers do not always subsidize professional
development costs for workers. The Section
also embraced the idea of lunchtime events,
called " brownbag technical sessions, " that
take place during the lunch hours of public

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Board Members
President - Marvin Souza, P.E. (M)
Vice President - Farukh Ijaz, P.E. (M)
Secretary - Tom Pagano, P.E., PTOE (M)
Treasurer - Asheque Rahman, ENV SP (M)

Past President - Lu Ding, P.E., PTOE (M)
Jr. Section Director - Steven Eisenberg, P.E. (F)
Sr. Section Director - Andy Kaplan P.E. (M)

ITE Operations Volunteers
District Board Representative: Adam Allen, P.E, PTOE, TSOS, IMSA II (F), Steven Eisenberg, P.E. (F),
Andy Kaplan, P.E. (M); Section Administrator: Mike Salatti, P.E., PTOE (F); Website: Robert McAvoy,
P.E. (M), John DeMarco (M); Action Calendar: Andrew Saracena (M), Brad Miller, P.E., P.P, PTOE,
LEED AP (M); Membership: Warren Michelsen, P.E., PTOE (M), Emad Makarious, P.E., PTOE;
Pignataro Awards: Marvin C. Gersten, P.E. (F), Anthony Mariani, P.E., PTOE, RSP1; Corporate Partner/
Sponsorship: Warren Michelsen, P.E., PTOE (M), Justin Healey (M), Tyce Herrman, AICP, EIT ,PTP,
ENV, STP (M), Jiayu (Jason) Li (S); External Coordination: Paul Eng-Wong, P.E. (F), Doug Das, Andy
Kaplan, P.E. (M), Lynn A. LaMunyon, P.E., PTOE, IMSA II (F)
Committees	
Professional Development: Thomas Arlo, P.E., PTOE (M), Alfred Yeung, P.E. (M), Ray DiBiase, P.E.,
PTOE, PTP (F), Md Shah Imran, Ph.D., P.E., PTOE (M); Mentorship: Sydney Chan (M), Daniel
Quiroga (M), Sofia Duran (M), Sanam Lakhwara (M); Young Members: Ben Yeung (M), John Fang
(M), Doug Das, Tyce Herrman, AICP, EIT ,PTP, ENV, STP (M), Jiayu (Jason) Li (S); Student Outreach:
Ray Dominguez, P.E. (M), Alyssa Kantor (M), Elizabeth (Liz) Casola (M); Technical Projects: Luigi
Casinelli, P.E., PTOE (M), Myra Cabangon, Thomas Isola (M); Emerging Trends and Policies: Emad
Makarious, P.E., PTOE (M), Jeevanjot Singh, PMP (M), Marvin Souza, P.E. (M), Amir Rizavi, P.E.,
ENV SP (M), Justin Healey (M), Chaitanya Pathak; Industry: Richard Marsanico, P.E. (M), Rachel
Beer, P.E. (M), Najmeh Jami, P.E. (M); Disadvantaged/Minority-Owned/Women-Owned/Small
Business Enterprises: Justin Healey (M), Pat Ott, RSP1 (M), Waj Husain, P.E. (M); Communications:
Mohammed Masroor Hasan, Carson Qing (M), Krzysztof Lukasik (M), Elaine Du, E.I.T. (M), Sanam
Lakhwara (M); Media Outreach: Robert McAvoy, P.E (M), Elaine Du, E.I.T. (M); Local Arrangements
Chairs: Hassan Hashmi, P.E., PTOE (M), Pankti Mehta (M), Diane Xiao (M), Lihua (Emily) Zhang
(M), Geline Canayon, Raymond Tam (M), Michael C. Briska, P.E., PTOE, Brian Dempsey, P.E., PTOE,
RSP1 (F), Michael O'Rourke, P.E., PTOE (F), Krzysztof Lukasik (M), Umer Nadeem, E.I.T., Hasnain
Ali Syed (M); Webinar and Online Events: Elaine Du, E.I.T. (M), Raymond Tam (M)

TransTalk Newsletter
The ITE MET Section's communication volunteers publish a quarterly
electronic newsletter called TransTalk to convey information on everything
from Section events to original articles on trending transportation topics.
View the publication at www.ite-metsection.org/transtalk.php.

Special Awards Named for Members
Ivor S. Wisepart Transportation Engineer of the Year Award
Leon Goodman Distinguished Member Award
Louis J. Pignataro Award
Einah Reza M. Pelaez Young Professional Award
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