Call for Nominations for 2020 Annual Awards – Deadline Extended

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UPDATE: Deadline for nominations extended to November 21.

At the NACITE Year-end Social/AGM (scheduled to be held in late November / early December 2020), there will be a total of three annual awards presented during the awards ceremony:

Outstanding Professional|The purpose of this award is to recognize a person who has shown initiative and dedication in their work through technical excellence, leadership, innovation and creativity in delivering lasting results. This person also exemplifies professional virtues that go beyond technical excellence, blending moral and intellectual qualities to achieve the public good. This award focuses on their professional contribution in the last two to three years. Judging criteria includes:

  • Scope of work / project experience (20 points)
  • Demonstrated impact from individual’s involvement (30 points)
  • Leadership skills (30 points)
  • Contribution to the industry and profession (20 points)

Self-nominations will not be accepted. 

NextGen Star (35 or under)NACITE’s NextGen Star has been created to highlight the next generation and new faces of the transportation profession. It is designed to recognize a person under the age of 35 who has demonstrated technical excellence, growing leadership skills, and has contributed to the growth of the ITE community and/or the transportation engineering and planning profession. 

A young professional is defined as being 35 years of age or younger on December 31, 2020 (please provide age on nomination form). Judging criteria includes:

  • Scope of work / project experience (20 points)
  • Demonstrated impact from individual’s involvement (30 points)
  • Leadership skills (30 points)
  • Contribution to the industry and profession (20 points)

Self-nominations will not be accepted. 

Transportation Project of the Year|The purpose of this award is to recognize technical excellence in the field of transportation engineering, design, traffic operations, safety and planning and the project’s benefits to the community and in advancing the industry.  Nominated projects may include roadway design projects, traffic operation programs, transportation studies, planning / strategy documents and more. Nominated projects must be located within NACITE’s section boundaries (in Alberta, north of Red Deer). 

The selected projects must be substantially implemented or completed in the current calendar year. Judging criteria includes:

  • Application of innovative ideas (30 points)
  • Exhibits advancement of the industry* (30 points)
  • Benefits to the community (30 points)
  • Quality of Submission (10 points)

Nomination Procedures

  • Complete the nomination by using the form below. 
  • A separate nomination form must be used for each nominee or project. 
  • Up to two pages of supporting documentation attached to the completed nomination forms will be accepted. 
  • There is no limit to the number of nominations that can be submitted by a member. 
  • All nominations should be submitted to the NACITE Past President (Dallas Karhut) by email: contact@nacite.org
  • Completed nomination forms should be submitted in PDF format. Please consider large file sizes sent via email may not go through. 
  • Nominations must be received no later than Saturday, November 14, 2020. Deadline Extended to November 21.

All nominations will be forwarded to the NACITE Award Committee for selection. The Awards Committee is composed of a group of Past Presidents, with the Immediate Past President serving as Committee Chair. If there are insufficient nominations or if no candidates are considered suitable in any particular award, the Awards Committee may decide to not award for that year.

The award recipients will be notified and are encouraged to attend the Year-end Social/AGM to accept their awards. Each award winner will receive a trophy or plaque, and be recognized in NACITE communications with the membership (ie. newsletter and year-end report). Please note that the Year-end Social/AGM will be held in a virtual format for 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Dallas Karhut, Immediate Past President, at contact@nacite.org.

Please click this link to download the application form.

* Projects will be judged based on how they advance ITE’s Policies for Planning and Design, Operations, Safety and Sustainability. The full list of policies can be found in the ITE Policies, Adopted April 9, 2020 on the ITE website.

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