Marsha Anderson Bomar of the Gwinnett Village CID, along with other community leaders are vying for your vote and the opportunity to pucker up and KISS-A-PIG in support of men and women developmental disabilities and those that have experienced an acquired brain injury. Yet, to win HAMerica’s Vote, she needs your help.
Please consider voting for Marsha by making a tax-deductible donation to Annandale Village. Each dollar you are able to contribute will equal one vote for her candidacy. The candidate with the most votes or funds raised by May 18th, will be named the winner of the Kiss-A-Pig campaign! More importantly, your support will provide vital programs and services to help people with developmental disabilities to lead lives that reflect quality, value, self-worth, and achievement.
Please give generously…Marsha really wants to KISS-A-PIG!
Marsha Anderson Bomar was the Founder and President of Street Smarts, Inc., a planning, engineering and design firm, and Data Smarts, a data collection and management firm, established in 1990, both of which she sold to Stantec Inc., in 2010. There she served as a Senior Transportation and Sustainability Principal until assuming the role of Executive Director of the Gwinnett Village CID.
Marsha has received many awards of honor, distinction and recognition for her outstanding contributions and achievements throughout her career. She had the honor of being the first woman to serve as International President of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Most recently she was awarded the ASCE William Wisely Civil Engineering Award. Others include the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Public Servant Award and Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful’s Green Business Leader of the Decade. In 2008, Marsha was named one of Atlanta Woman Magazine’s 2008 Top 25 Professional Women to Watch. Marsha was awarded the Society for Women Engineers (SWE) Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2005 for her outstanding service to the transportation engineering profession. She served as the President of the Transportation and Development Institute of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and was also recognized by the University of Massachusetts Amherst ITE chapter as the Jane F. Garvey Transportation Leadership Award recipient for 2009 for her outstanding leadership affecting women in transportation and remarkable contributions to the field.
In 2010, Marsha received the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Community Service Award for outstanding contributions to her community and her profession. Also in 2010, she received the Karl Bevins Distinguished Service Award from the Georgia Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) which is given to recognize highly competent and professional engineers who practice in the field of traffic and/or transportation over a number of years.
Marsha was on the Board of Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) in NY City in the early 1980s and was President of the Atlanta chapter from 1986-88. She served on the local WTS Board as well as the International Board. She received the Atlanta chapter WTS Woman of the Year and WTS Employer of the Year as well as the Leadership in Diversity award.
She is currently serving her third term as Council Member and has twice been Mayor Pro Tempore for the City of Duluth, Georgia. During her time as an elected official, Ms. Anderson Bomar has completed almost 100 hours of training from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, including courses on Policy, Law, Ethics, Lobbying, Community and Economic Development and Cultural Diversity. She is also an instructor for the Planning and Zoning Class.