Improve awareness of career opportunities and the technology used in transportation engineering and highway construction in order to increase the pool of qualified candidates for related positions.
Raise the level of awareness of at least 1,000 Maryland middle and high school students, as well as their counselors and teachers annually, through interactive virtual presentations and in-person events.
Host at least three virtual or in-person engineering outreach events annually for middle and high schools with strong math and science programs.
Promote career opportunities, scholarships, entry level jobs, training and internships available in the transportation industry through the MdQI Students website and social media.
Collaborate with other transportation industry outreach programs.
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Dionna Tunstall, MDOT SHA - Co-Chair Engineering and Student Liaison
Bashan McLeod, MDOT SHA - Branding and Website Manager
Tania Stewart, MDOT SHA - Logistics and Volunteer Coordinator
Kenya Riddick, MDOT SHA - Event Coordinator
Tom Evans, MD Ready Mix Concrete Association - Co-Chair Construction
Stephanie Hampton, Heidelberg Materials - Construction Content Manager
Ray Streib, DFI - Marketing Director
Clyde Munz, JMT - Photographer
Shekhar Murkute, PE, Pioneer Civil Engineering Services - Private Consultant