ImpACT! Leadership

A leadership development program for early to mid-career professionals with fewer than five years of experience in TDM.  The three-day retreat will bring together a cross-section of TDM professionals from around the country, representing public and private organizations.  The program offers participants in-depth learning opportunities that will provide a strong foundation for individual growth, build a network of peers for continuous support, and prepare participants for leadership in their professions and ACT.

During this program, participants will:

  • Spend three days learning from professional trainers, TDM experts, and ACT leaders.
  • Take an online leadership assessment to identifying ways to increase effectiveness.
  • Focus on improving the customer experience.
  • Identify how to create a motivating work environment.
  • Be introduced to Emotional Intelligence.
  • Improve communication skills for leading others.
  • Learn how to coach others to maximize performance.
  • Learn strategies for leading others through change.
  • Strengthen understanding of TDM
  • Learn about ACT and how to achieve personal and professional growth through the organization.
  • Return home ready to take on new tasks and lead with confidence!


Overview of Participation

The continued development of strong leaders within the TDM profession is essential to achieving the goals of improving the quality of life of individuals, the livability of communities, and economic growth of businesses. The ImpACT! Leadership program recognizes and develops practitioners who have shown an initial commitment to professional service at the start of their career in TDM.  The program provides selected candidates with leadership training and ongoing mentorship by identifying needs for volunteer service within ACT that match with each participant’s leadership goals.  It is the program’s goal that the leadership training and experience provided shall inspire continued service within ACT throughout one’s career.

Program materials


Applications are due Friday, october 4th!


Meet the Class of 2019

Allison Crump
City of Boulder
Elizabeth Bastian
University of Washington
Destiny O'Loughlin
Gwinnet County DOT
Stacey Weiss
Kevin Futhey
Commute Seattle
Marie Cox
Arlington Transportation Partners
Sana Ahmed
Sheila McGraw
Arlington Transportation Partners
Christina Torkelson
Ada County Highway District Commuteride
Andie Fritz
Kendle Bjelland
Dayna Paszkiet
Commute with Enterprise
Heather Salem
Matt Getty
Agile Mile
Jessica Charles-Allen
Anne Arundel County Office of Transportation
Jessica Sanborn
Jacob Brett


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