Suh begins four-year term at industry association focused on recognition, funding and educating future transportation professionals.
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 30, 2022) – HNTB’s Elisabeth Suh, associate vice president, environmental planning was named to the Board of Directors for the California Transportation Foundation. Her four-year term begins Jan. 1, 2023.
With over 21 years of experience, Suh serves HNTB’s clients by developing, managing and delivering the environmental aspects of various transportation studies, including some of the most complex highway projects in Southern California.
She has contributed to and led environmental delivery for Caltrans District 7 for 12 years and has delivered environmental documents for Southern California projects such as the SR-710 North Environmental Impact Report /Environmental Impact Study and the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening EIR/EIS. She currently is managing the Caltrans D7 Environmental On-Call providing as-needed support on multiple task orders for key projects in the district.
“It’s truly an honor to be appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for the California Transportation Foundation, an organization that continues to make such a great impact on the transportation community,” said Suh. “As a transportation professional, I am excited about what the future has in store for the industry and am especially excited about inspiring students and young professionals to discover the many ways they can positively impact their communities and find a rewarding career in the transportation field.”
Founded in 1988 by former Caltrans Deputy Director Heinz Heckeroth, the CTF is an industry foundation that promotes and recognizes excellence in California transportation by helping to fund scholarships, employee assistance, awards, memorials, public events, seminars and studies. With a diverse board that is ready to help the transportation profession, the CTF is a testament to the legacy of Heckeroth – remembering those who were lost, aiding those injured on the job, recognizing achievement in transportation, and educating the next generation of California transportation professionals.
Suh earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in geography with a minor in city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley. She has a passion for mentoring and supporting the next generation of transportation professionals. She is dedicated to bringing her ideas, energy and new opportunities to CTF to help achieve its mission and goals.