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COMTO National Announces Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd as Interim President & CEO

Noted Education Leader, STEM Advocate and DEI Expert Joins Organization Dedicated to Advancing Minorities in Transportation COMTO National is pleased to announce Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd as Interim President & CEO. Dr. Boyd is an executive leader in higher education especially in the areas related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). She has more …

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COMTO North Texas Raises Close to $100K for Scholarships

On Monday, June 14, 2021, the COMTO North Texas Chapter held its 15th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament and Summer Social at the Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch, Texas. 144 Players and over 200 guests participated in the two-day event. The chapter raised nearly $100,000 and has contributed $10,000 in scholarships to local students and …

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COMTO Jacksonville Hosted Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) Leaders in Automation

COMTO Jacksonville continued its virtual conversation series in June. On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, the chapter hosted two exceptional leaders from JTA, Bernard Schmidt, Vice President of Automation and Michael Feldman, Director of the Ultimate Urban Circulator (U2C), who spoke about the JTA Autonomous Program/U2C. U2C is a multi-phased program aimed at converting and expanding …

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COMTO Jacksonville Recognizes Its 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 COMTO Jacksonville scholarship recipients. This year COMTO Jacksonville awarded $7,000 in scholarships to the local community. Four promising high school and college students were recognized for their academic achievements and community engagement. The awardees all prepared outstanding applications and essays connecting their career aspirations with opportunities in the transportation or logistics …

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COMTO Emerging Leaders Sub-Committee June 2021 Challenge: Prioritize Your Mental Health

The ongoing pandemic, social justice issues, and a large-scale unemployment. Many of us have been dealing with enormous challenges over the past couple of years that have created a lot of stress and emotional toll on our daily lives. Among those of us that have been able to maintain employment, many have been working longer …

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COMTO North Texas Garrett A. Morgan Career Day Recap

On March 5, 2021, COMTO North Texas hosted a virtual career information day for Dallas/Fort Worth high school students. We all know that the transportation industry is exciting, varied and offers abundant career opportunities to move our nation, and the chapter invited local high school students to learn about the numerous possibilities of working in …

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COMTO Honors Best and Brightest at the 2020 COMTO Industry Awards Virtual Program

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2021)—The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), a nonprofit organization founded in 1971 dedicated to advancing minorities in the transportation industry with 34 chapters in the U.S. and Canada, celebrated transportation’s shining starts at its 2020 COMTO Industry Awards Virtual Program on Friday, May 14, 2021. These awards were given to …

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AASHTO and COMTO Sign MOU Supporting Minority Advancement in Transportation

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2021)—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on May 13, 2021 formalizing their partnership to promote the advancement of minorities in transportation. The MOU is the first step in a collaboration between AASHTO and …

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