General News,
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL – Veronica Jarvis, Associate Planner CTR/TDM at Thurston Regional Planning Council, was awarded the President’s Emerging Leader Award at the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) National Awards Ceremony during the 35th Annual International Conference on August 4, 2021 at Walt Disney World Resorts. Selected by ACT President Connie McGee the Emerging Leader Award recognizes newer members who have made significant contributions to the Association and/or to the profession and have demonstrated the potential for leadership and continuing service.

“Veronica joined ACT in 2020 and quickly stepped up and became Vice Chair on the Public Policy Committee,” said Connie McGee, ACT President. “She has a can-do attitude, is always willing to assist, and of course, Her policy experience and connections have been very beneficial.”

“She is very inquisitive and has a strong desire to learn. She’s a policy wonk, and really enjoys understanding the intricacies of how policy work happens,” said Rob Henry, TDM-CP, Chair of ACT’s Public Policy Committee. “She dove right into ACT and has demonstrated how much you can do as a new member.”

View a full list of ACT’s President’s Awards recipients online.