Professional of the Year Award
Monte C. McClure
Retired Idaho Transportation Board member
|Award criteria: A professional who shows unwavering commitment to the goals and growth of his or her department through technical excellence or the leadership/managerial roles they assume
Monte recently retired from the Idaho Transportation Board after 13 1⁄2 years of service to the department, its employees and the state of Idaho. His vision to replace our aging bridges, rebuild and expand our highways, improve safety and expand Idaho’s economic opportunity was simple, yet profound, through unity.
Monte also was a tireless champion for the department’s employees as he listened to their concerns and communicated their needs to transportation board members, legislators and governors. His legacy is an improved and safer transportation system for Idaho’s people and its products.
Prepared for and attended more than 160 board meetings
Supported the development of the GARVEE program to mediate the effects of inflation and build needed highway and bridge projects today
Supported the development of 10 new online DMV services that increase customer convenience, decrease lines and reduce the need for new employees
Serves on the Boise State University Construction Management Program Advisory Board