And the IPI Annual Awards winners are....

Once again, TPTA members have made us proud! The International Parking Institute (IPI) held it's Annual Awards ceremony at the 2017 Conference & Expo in New Orleans on May 24, 2017.

First up – Becky Cass of Winpark, took home IPI Supervisor of the Year! Since joining Winpark in 2014, Becky has demonstrated skills in leadership, entrepreneurship, and resourcefulness. Her management abilities have guided multiple projects, including five operations that collectively generate millions of dollars in annual revenue. Congratulations Becky!

Congratulations also go out to Debbie Hoffman, CAPP (Transportation Services, Texas A&M University) and Carlton Thomas, CAPP (City of Austin Aviation Department) for their hard-earned CAPP certification! Debbie and Carlton were two of 31 graduates who completed the CAPP curriculum which covers such topics as parking design; rehabilitation and maintenance; finance, revenue control, and auditing; on- and off-street parking enforcement and adjudication; leadership and management; and media relations.

Next up – the Parking Matters award. Twelve parking marketing campaigns were recognized at the event with TPTA members taking home two of the three Best of 2017 awards. Congratulations to Transportation Services, Texas A&M University (TAMU) and ParkHouston for receiving the Best of 2017 Parking Matters awards! Congratulations also go out to Texas Tech University and the University of Texas-San Antonio for recognition of their marketing campaigns.

But it doesn't end there! Both TAMU and Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, earned the Accredited Parking Organization with Distinction (APO) recognition. APO, developed by the IPI, is a certification for parking organizations that have achieved a comprehensive standard of excellence. TPTA members are making our region shine!

There you have it. Six member organizations recognized at the IPI and 3 individual team members receiving great recognition for their achievements and accomplishments! Go Texas!