The President’s Award is given at the National President’s discretion to an individual the President wants to recognize, and is someone who has helped the president with his or her accomplishments during the year. It has been awarded almost every year since 1978. Michael Hurtt, PE, ASHE National President, presented the award during a virtual meeting in May and noted Amanda’s ‘exceptional efforts.’ Amanda has served as ASHE National’s PR Chair since 2014 and was awarded to recognize her accomplishments of increasing brand exposure and furthering the mission of the organization on a National scale. Throughout the past year, her efforts [...]
ASHE is proud to announce the installation of the 2020 – 2021 National Board. A fully volunteer-run organization, ASHE takes great pride in the tremendous leadership displayed by this Board and appreciates all that they do for the organization and for the industry. The future of the ASHE is bright and will continue to serve as the transportation industry’s premier networking organization while promoting a safe, efficient transportation system through education, innovation and fellowship. New members of the National Board are: Representing the Great Lakes Region - Jim Shea (Lake Erie Section) Representing the Mid-Atlantic Region - Michael Bywaletz (Carolina Piedmont [...]
Beginning on June 1, 2020, ASHE will have a new Southwest Region. ASHE has been growing in the South and Southwest, with new sections in Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston. These sections are joining an established section in Phoenix to form the new Southwest Region and add additional resources and geographic organization nationwide. Said Mike Hurtt, outgoing National President and champion of the new region, “ASHE has been growing steadily for the last several years, with much of that growth in Texas and Phoenix, and these sections deserve representation on our board of directors.” Nicole Cao, PE, also a member of the [...]
Due to concerns about public health related to the current Coronavirus pandemic and restrictions expected to continue into the summer, the 2020 ASHE National Conference is cancelled. However, the National Board has decided to award the ASHE 2024 National Conference to the Carolina Triangle Section, allowing that section to use the preparation and efforts they have made to host a conference in Raleigh four years hence. The National Board hopes that members and others associated with our industries remain healthy and productive during these troubling times.
To ASHE Regions, Sections, and Membership: The Mission of the American Society of Highway Engineers is to provide a forum for members and partners of the highway industry to promote a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system through education, innovation and fellowship. In these troubling times, with the entire country and world affected by the Coronavirus and societal shutdown; social distancing, business and school closures, and remote working from home has become our new norm. We are all hopeful that we will be able to return back to the normalcy of our lives and schedules soon, but timing for that is [...]
2020 National Project of the Year Nominations are Now Open. ASHE National will recognize the outstanding work completed by members of the ASHE with the National Project of the Year Award.