Texas Transportation Institute Associate Research Engineer Melisa Finley was recently elected to serve as vice president/president-elect of the Texas District of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TexITE). Finley will begin her term as vice president on January 1, 2012, and then serve as president in 2013.
Finley’s duties include chairing the program committee and developing the technical programs for the biannual meetings.
“It’s a big honor to be elected by my peers to this position,” says Finley, who currently serves as secretary/treasurer. “I’ve been active in TexITE since I was an undergraduate student, and it’s always been one of my professional goals to be elected president.”
Finley also helped to establish the Brazos Valley Section of TexITE.
TexITE is a professional organization for individuals in transportation who reside in the state of Texas. Through this organization, transportation professionals strive to help Texans provide a safer, cleaner and more convenient and efficient transportation system.