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Committees

Standing Committees of the Board

Audit Committee

The purpose of the Audit Committee is to assist the board of directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities for the association’s accounting and financial reporting processes and audits of the financial statements of IBTTA, by reviewing (1) the integrity of the association’s financial statements, (2) the independence and qualifications of its external auditor, (3) the association’s system of internal controls, (4) the performance of the association’s external audit process, and (5) compliance with laws, regulations and ethics.

Chair
Deb Sharpless, Maryland Transportation Authority

Members

  • James Carone, New Jersey Turnpike Authority
  • John Lawson, Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Julià Monsó, Cintra
  • Kathryn O'Connor, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority
  • Bruce Van Note, Maine Turnpike Authority

Awards Committee

The purpose of the Awards Committee is to oversee and conduct the Toll Excellence Awards Program. The committee evaluates each submission based on all criteria and selects winners in the following categories: Administration and Finance; Customer Service and Marketing Outreach; Social Responsibility; Technology; Toll Operations, Engineering, and Maintenance; and Innovation in the Private Sector. The President’s Award for Excellence – the best of the best – is chosen from among the winners of the other categories.

Chair
David Machamer, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Members

  • Rachel Bell, Kansas Turnpike Authority

  • Jessica Carson, E-470 Public Highway Authority

  • Tom Delaney, Atkins N.A.

  • Bill Halkias, HELLASTRON (Hellenic Association of Toll Roads Network)

  • John Mike, Perceptics, LLC

  • Ken Philmus, Conduent Transportation

  • David Pope, Silicon Transportation Consultants


Compensation Policy Committee

The purpose of the Compensation Policy Committee is to ensure that the IBTTA board approved compensation policy and system is faithfully implemented.

Chair
Tim Stewart, E-470 Public Highway Authority

Members

  • Samuel Johnson, Transportation Corridor Agencies

  • Chris Tomlinson, State Road & Tollway Authority


emerging technologies Committee

The purpose of this committe is to investigate, analyze technology related issues, topics and trends and inform membership about new and emerging technologies. 

Chair
James Hofmann, North Texas Tollway Authority

Members

  • Joseph Averkamp, Parsons Corporation

  • Mary Biswell, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

  • Mark Cantelli, Conduent Transportation

  • Jeff Dailey, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

  • Mike Davidson, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

  • Michael Davis, RS&H

  • Tom Delaney, Atkins N.A.

  • Federico di Gennaro, AISCAT

  • Jose Dios, New Jersey Turnpike Authority

  • Bob Frey, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority

  • Andy Lelewski, North Carolina Turnpike Authority

  • Marwan Madi, CDM Smith

  • Dimitrios Mandalozis, AEGEAN Motorway S.A.

  • Matt Milligan, Milligan Partners LLC

  • Titus Moore, State Road & Tollway Authority

  • René Moser, ASFINAG

  • Suzanne Murtha, AECOM

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  • Lev Pinelis, Transurban

  • Dick Schnacke, TransCore

  • Shannon Swank, BancPass

  • Robert Taylor, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

  • Benton Tempas, Northwest Parkway LLC

  • Frank Velez, North Texas Tollway Authority

 


Finance Committee 

The purpose of the Finance Standing Committee of the Board is to review and evaluate the IBTTA annual operating budget, quarterly reports of the association’s financial position, changes in policies and procedures for financial activities, and other duties assigned by the President and Board of Directors.

Chair
George Zilocchi, HNTB Corporation

Members

  • Susan Buse, SBuse Consulting

  • JJ Eden, North Carolina Department of Transportation

  • Lisa Lumbard, Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX)

  • Donna Manuelli, New Jersey Turnpike Authority

  • Charles McManus, Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

  • Francis O'Connor, Atkins N.A.

  • Kent Olson, Kansas Turnpike Authority

  • Mary Jane O'Meara, HNTB Corporation

  • Teresa Slack, Jacobs Engineering Group

  • Steven Snider, Halifax Harbour Bridges

  • Timothy Sturick, Thousand Islands Bridge Authority

  • Darby Swank, Kapsch TrafficCom

  • Gary Trietsch, Harris County Toll Road Authority

  • Kary Witt, HNTB Corporation

  • Anthony Yacobucci, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

 


Finance Investment Subcommittee

The purpose of the Investment Subcommittee is to ensure that IBTTA investment activities conform to the IBTTA investment policy approved by the Board; review how IBTTA investment activities compare to market conditions; ensure that fees paid to manage IBTTA investments are reasonable and competitive; and recommend changes, as needed, to the existing investment policy.

Chair
Susan Buse, SBuse Consulting

Members

  • Lisa Lumbard, Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX)

  • Charles McManus, Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

  • Amy Potter, Transportation Corridor Agencies

  • Timothy Sturick, Thousand Islands Bridge Authority


Government Affairs COMMITTEE

Chair
Joe Waggoner, Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority

Members

  • José Alvarez, Illinois Tollway

  • Larry Bankert, Jr., Michael Baker International

  • Nic Barr, ITR Concession Company LLC

  • James Beattie, AECOM

  • Susan Buse, SBuse Consulting

  • Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

  • Tim Gatz, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

  • Jordi Graells, AECOM

  • Mark Hicks, RS&H

  • Merryl Mandus, State Road & Tollway Authority

  • Frank McCartney, FGM Consulting

  • Marty Milita, Duane Morris Government Strategies

  • Julià Monsó, Cintra

  • Maria Moreno, SEOPAN

  • Mark Muriello, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

  • Ken Philmus, Conduent Transportation

  • Edward Regan, CDM Smith

  • Juan Toledo, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

  • Kary Witt, HNTB Corporation

  • George Zilocchi, HNTB Corporation

 


INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE

The purpose of the International Committee is to enhance the value proposition for non-North America members and develop regional plans to identify and attract new members from outside North America.

Chair
Malika Seddi, ASFA (Association Professionnelle Autoroutes et Ouvrages à Péage)

Members

  • Snehal Ambare, HNTB Corporation

  • Carlos Campo, WSP USA

  • Josef Czako, Moving Forward Consulting UG (Ltd.)

  • Francesco Del Pizzo, Telepass SpA

  • Jordi Graells, AECOM

  • Alenka Košič, DARS

  • Pascal Lemonnier, Egis

  • Phil Miller, AECOM

  • Maria Moreno, SEOPAN

  • Rene Moser, ASFINAG

  • Massimo Schintu, AISCAT

  • Emanuela Stocchi, AISCAT

 


Membership committee

The purpose of the Membership Committee is to improve membership recruitment and retention efforts, enhance the value of membership, and develop appropriate new sources of non-dues revenue.

Chair
Robert Horr, Thousand Islands Bridge Authority

Vice Chair
Susan Buse, SBuse Consulting

Members

  • Rachel Bell, Kansas Turnpike Authority

  • Michael Davis, RS&H

  • Robert Fischer, New Jersey Turnpike Authority

  • Tyler Milligan, Milligan Partners LLC

  • Francis O'Connor, Atkins N.A.

  • Patty Rubstello, Washington State Department of Transportation

  • Malika Seddi, ASFA (Association Professionnelle Autoroutes et Ouvrages à Péage)

  • Linda Spock, Spock Solutions, Inc.

  • Benton Tempas, Northwest Parkway LLC


Nominating Committee

The purpose of the Nominating Committee is to review applications from those who wish to serve as officers or directors on the board and develop a slate of candidates to stand for election at the annual business meeting in the fall of each year.

Chair
Tim Stewart, E-470 Public Highway Authority

Members

  • Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

  • Mike Heiligenstein, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

  • Robert Horr, Thousand Islands Bridge Authority

  • Javier Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

  • Steven Snider, Halifax Harbour Bridges

  • Emanuela Stocchi, AISCAT


Past Presidents Advisory Council

Chair
Tim Stewart, E-470 Public Highway Authority

Members

  • Susan Buse, SBuse Consulting

  • Lisa Callahan

  • Santiago Corral

  • Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

  • Henri Cyna, Cofiroute

  • Ronald Delaney

  • John Driscoll

  • James Ely, HNTB Corporation

  • R. D. Fogo

  • E. R. Foley

  • Jordi Graells, AECOM

  • Mike Heiligenstein, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

  • Rob Horr, Thousand Islands Bridge Authority

  • Allan Johnson

  • Stephen Mayer, Parsons Corporation

  • Frank McCartney, FGM Consulting

  • William Miller

  • Mary Jane O'Meara, HNTB Corporation

  • Javier Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

  • Franco Schepis

  • Steven Snider, Halifax Harbour Bridges

  • Emanuela Stocchi, AISCAT

  • Paul Violette

  • Russell Wilcox

  • Kary Witt

  • Hal Worrall, PayTollo

  • George Zilocchi, GeoPat Consulting

 


Working Groups

Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) Working Group

The migration to Connected and Autonomous Vehicles is a hot topic all over the world. The purpose of this working group is to assemble interested parties from the IBTTA membership to consider how we can both influence and respond to important CAV developments.

Committee Activity

Chair
Lev Pinelis, Transurban

Members

  • Joe Averkamp, Parsons Corporation
  • Larry Bankert, Michael Baker International
  • Marco Barbarossa, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Cheryl Bolin, HNTB Corporation
  • Michael Boone, HNTB Corporation
  • Barry Brandt, RK&K
  • Jim Burnett, RK&K
  • Mark Cantelli, Conduent Transportation
  • Patrick Chuang, Transurban
  • Dan Corey, AECOM
  • Jeffrey Dailey, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority
  • Bernd Datler, ASFINAG
  • Mike Davis, RS&H
  • Federico Di Gennaro, AISCAT
  • Mark Dunzo, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
  • Bob Edelstein, AECOM
  • Jacqueline Erhart, ASFINAG
  • Bob Frey, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority
  • Gibran Hadj-Chikh, Parsons Corporation
  • Bill Halkias, HELLASTRON
  • James Hofmann, North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Dennis Jernigan, North Carolina Department of Transportation, Turnpike Authority
  • Brian Kelley, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
  • George Kiousis, HELLASTRON
  • Christina Kopp, Tampa Expressway Authority
  • Steve Kuciemba, WSP USA
  • Julia Monso, Cintra USA
  • Rene Moser, ASFINAG
  • Roxane Mukai, Maryland Transportation Authority
  • Mark Muriello, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Suzanne Murtha, AECOM
  • Steve Novosad, HNTB Corporation
  • Donna Obuchowski, Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority
  • John O'Neill, Maryland Transportation Authority
  • Tom Owen, ETC Corporation
  • Raj Paradkar, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
  • Jason Pavluchuk, Carma Technology
  • Leigh Petschel, Transurban
  • David Raines, RS&H
  • Stacia Ritter, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Javier Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority
  • Paul Satchfield, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Nanette Schieke, Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration
  • Dick Schnacke, TransCore
  • Wendy Shafer, TTI Consulting
  • Mike Shannon, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Adam Sheets, HNTB Corporation
  • Tanya Sheres, Transurban
  • Craig Shuey, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Matt Smith, Michael Baker International
  • Paul Steinburg, Carma Technology
  • Sabu Stephen, North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Jennifer Stueber, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
  • Bob Taylor, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Sean Tihal, Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
  • Juan Toledo, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority
  • Noah Tunick, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
  • Frank Velez, North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Patrick Vu, Silicon Valley Consultants
  • Joe Waggoner, Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority
  • Jeff Weiss, Gannett Fleming
  • Jim Wilson, TransCore
  • Tony Yacobucci, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

 


IBTTA FOUNDATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Visit the Foundation section of this website to learn about the IBTTA Foundation initiatives and programs.

Chair
Frank McCartney, FGM Consulting

Members

  • Teri England, Red Fox ID Ltd

  • Mike Heiligenstein, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

  • Patricia Horan, GeoPat Consulting LLC

  • Priya Jain, Atkins N.A.

  • Marcelle Jones, Stantec Consulting Services

  • Christine Keville, Keville Enterprises Inc.

  • Philip Miller, AECOM

  • Rene Moser, ASFINAG

  • Rosa Rountree, Egis

  • Lisa Thompson, HNTB Corporation


LEADERSHIP ACADEMY REGENTS

The purpose of the Leadership Academy Regents is to oversee the Leadership Academy, a program of the IBTTA Foundation. The Regents provide advice and guidance on the development of Leadership Academy curriculum and programs, working closely with IBTTA staff and the Director of the Academy.

Chancellor
Andy Fremier, P.E., Bay Area Toll Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Regents

  • Lauren Hakos, Ohio Turnpike And Infrastructure Commission

  • Kevin Hoeflich, HNTB Corporation