Texas A&M Sweeps Parking Recognition Awards
The International Parking Institute has announced the three recipients of its 2015 Professional Recognition Program awards and all three are with Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
The 2015 James M. Hunnicutt, CAPP, Parking Professional of the Year is Peter Lange, Texas A&M University’s executive director of Transportation Services. Lange leads one of the largest parking, transportation, and fleet operations of any campus in the country. He and his staff of 154 regular employees and 337 students oversee 37,000 parking spaces in 138 lots and five garages, as well as transit and vehicle fleet operation and maintenance.
The 2015 Parking Supervisor of the Year is Parking Facilities Projects and Maintenance Unit Project Manager Clint Willis, the point person for all Texas A&M University construction projects involving Transportation Services. This includes virtually every renovation, construction, or modification that occurs within the ever-changing landscape of campus and the surrounding area. He reviews plans and specifications and recommends modifications to better suit the campus vision.
IPI’s 2015 Staff Member of the Year is Cindy Ishaq, a Texas A&M University parking services officer IV. In her oversight of daily operation and customer interface at the University Center Garage, she monitors space availability, assists customers and campus visitors with directions and proper operation of technology, adjusts computer counts to accommodate demand, operates and repairs gates and equipment, troubleshoots ticket equipment malfunctions, issues citations, provides motorist assistance, directs traffic, and assigns staff.