YPT Baltimore 2019 Board Elections are Open

YPT Baltimore is now accepting candidate submissions for 2019 board positions! Join us as we continue to grow and provide opportunities for fellowship, networking, and professional development for our fellow transportation professionals.

Be a part of organizing our traditional quarterly meetups, tours, and happy hours in addition to some new and exciting events including Transportation Camp Baltimore, and a growing list of workshops and educational experiences with our chapter and partner organizations.

How to Run for a Board Position

If you are interested in running for a board position, follow the below listed steps

1. Go to yptransportation.org and confirm your active membership status with our chapter (you must be a dues paying member by October 1, 2018 to hold a board position).

2. Click this link to learn more about each board position and to fill out a candidate statement (you may submit statements for more than one position).
Candidate Statements are due September 15 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM.

3. Contact chair@yptbaltimore.org if you have any issues confirming your membership or filling out the candidate form.

What happens next?

Early September –  A reminder to submit candidate statements will be sent in our September newsletter and again on September 8th.
September 15 extended to September 30 – 
Candidate statements are due by 11:59 PM EDT via this link.

Early October – Final candidate statements and election procedures will be posted at yptbaltimore.org and distributed by link in our October newsletter. All candidates should have active membership with the Baltimore Chapter by October 1st.
October 15 – YPT International will send an election ballot to all dues paying members for Chapter and International elections by 9:00 AM EDT.
October 26 – Online elections will close at 8:00 PM EDT. Chapter and International members and nominees will be notified of the results shortly thereafter.
by October 30 – The 2018 YPT Baltimore Board will contact all incoming 2019 Board members to schedule a transition meeting and get new board members off to a good start for the year.
November 1 – 2019 Chapter and International Board terms begin.

We look forward to shaping the future of our chapter with you!

The YPT Baltimore Board of Directors

Register for #TCBAL18

Young Professionals in Transportation is bringing Transportation Camp to Baltimore! Join us Saturday, May 12th at the University of Baltimore’s Merrick School of Business. Transportation Camp brings Baltimore into an international family of cities holding camps every year and highlights transportation’s impact on every aspect of people’s lives: equity, education, jobs, economic development, recreation, sustainability, and overall access to opportunity.

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2018 YPT Baltimore Board Candidates

Below are the candidate statements for the 2018 YPT Baltimore Board. All Chapter members will be able to vote and will receive a link to the election ballot in an email sent by YPT International. Voting will begin on October 16th. Any position remaining vacant after elections can be filled with a vote by the elected Board.

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