A joint meeting was held with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). New ITE President Mike Packard, in brief comments, thanked ASCE for co-hosting the meeting, and announced the new officers for ITE’s Hawaii Section for 2012-2013:
President: Michael Packard
Vice President: Juanita Wolfgramm
Secretary: Brian Gibson
Treasurer: Sara Toyama
Director: Hong Li
Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) Director Dan Grabauskas was the guest speaker. Mr. Grabauskas provided some information on his background and how he came to be HART Director, and showed a short video about the rail project. He also updated the audience on the rail finances and construction progress before taking a couple of questions.