Our committees are the life of our chapter! Through their hard work, we are able to accomplish great things throughout the year. See a description of each of our committees below and consider joining one! Our major annual initiatives are featured to the left.


Garrett A. Morgan Career Fair Committee

This committee takes the lead in organizing a career fair for college students geared toward opportunities in the transportation industry. This event is done in honor of the late Garrett A. Morgan, the African American inventor of the traffic signal. No doubt a huge contribution to the transportation industry!

Co-Chairs: Charnelle Hicks and Devonne Jackson

Golf Outing Committee

Plan and organize COMTO Philadelphia yearly golf outing.

Chair: Kim Kennedy

Legislative Committee

Recommends policy based upon legislative directives that have been approved by the COMTO Board of Directors. To that end, the COMTO legislative advisory council promotes policies and programs that advance the organization, as well as the mission, vision and strategic plan.  

Co-Chairs: Donna Powell and Robert Hicks

Membership Committee

Responsible for generating ideas and initiatives related to the recruitment of members. Also responsible for the development of programs designed to attract additional members and the modification of existing membership eligibility criteria, subject to the review and approval of the Board of Directors.

Chair: Raelund Dickerson

Minority Business Committee

Assist COMTO with developing and maintaining a comprehensive and energetic program to promote the use of Minority Businesses throughout the procurement process. Conduct small business outreach seminars and conferences.

Co-Chairs: Tummona Fisher, Angela Smith, and Tiffany Spraggins-Payne

Networking Breakfast Committee

Plan and execute our annual networking breakfast, including securing a keynote speaker.

Chair: Sharon Jean-Baptiste

Outreach Committee

The University Outreach Program Committee objective will be to engage the Philadelphia Area universities to expand the participation of engineering students in the COMTO Philadelphia Chapter.

Co-Chairs: Judy Burton and Tom Munlyn

Scholarship Committee

Responsible for cultivating scholarship opportunities for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. Also responsible for educating members on the scholarship application process, as well as the marketing and promotion of scholarships via the COMTO website, local chapters/media, colleges/universities/high schools and word-of-mouth advertisement.

Co-Chairs: Tina Coombs and Desiree Saunders

Scholarship Luncheon  Committee

Organize scholarship award luncheon every year, including the keynote speaker.

Chair: John Williams

Strategic Planning & Marketing Committee

Develop, maintain, and refresh the strategic plan to align with the mission, vision and goals of COMTO and to ensure that the COMTO strategic plan appropriately guides the organization to achieve the strategic direction desired.  

Chair: Devonne Jackson

Technology/ Website  Committee

Create and update chapter website and manage other technological sites that help with organizational operations.

Interim Chair: Jasmine Narcisse