Marsha Anderson Bomar
In 1990, Ms. Anderson Bomar formed Street Smarts, a planning, design and engineering consulting firm headquartered in Duluth, Georgia. She had the honor of being the first woman to serve as International President of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and was the first woman to ever receive the ITE Burton Marsh Distinguished Service Award.
On October 1st, 2009, she will become the President of ASCE's Transportation and Development Institute. She currently chairs the TRB committee and is a member of the steering committee for the Fourth Conference on Women's Issues in Transportation. Marsha received the 2005 Society of Women Engineers Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The citation is summarized as follows: For demonstrating the business can be done successfully, as well as ethically, creatively, with flexibility and family-friendly policies. Marsha serves on the Duluth (GA) City Council.
Ms. Anderson Bomar holds a bachelor's and a master's degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in Mathematics and Transportation Planning and Engineering, respectively. She also holds a Master's of Civil Engineering degree with a concentration in Transportation from Princeton University.