In May, DOT and the White House Office of Public Engagement will host a Champions of Change event focused on the theme, “Transportation and Ladders of Opportunity.” DOT is accepting nominations for this program through March 27.
People selected to participate in this program have provided exemplary leadership to ensure that transportation facilities, services, and jobs help individuals and their communities connect to 21st-century opportunities. A champion’s work may include transportation projects, services, or advocacy across any mode of transportation.
APTA members who received this honor last year include Jeffrey Wharton, president, IMPulse NC, Mount Olive, NC; Akira (Kevin) Koyasu, chief executive officer, Nippon Sharyo U.S.A. Inc.; and Josh Whiton, chief executive officer, TransLoc, Raleigh, NC.
To make a nomination, use the online form.