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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

  • Mario Cecchi, Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc.

  • Tom Delaney, Atkins N.A.

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

  • John Mike, Perceptics, LLC

  • Ken Philmus, Conduent

  • David Pope, Silicon Transportation Consultants

  • Cynthia Ward, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority


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, SRTA


emerging technologies Committee

Chair
James Hofmann, North Texas Tollway Authority

Members

  • Joseph Averkamp, Parsons Corporation

  • Mary Biswell, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

  • Michael Davis, RS&H

  • Andy Lelewski, North Carolina Turnpike Authority

  • Matt Milligan, Milligan Partners LLC

  • Lev Pinels, Transurban

  • Shannon Swank, BancPass

  • Benton Tempas, Northwest Parkway LLC


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, AECOM

  • Lisa Lumbard, Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX)

  • Donna Manueli, 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

  • 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

  • Shelby LaSalle, Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission

  • Merryl Mandus, State Road & Tollway Authority

  • Frank McCartney, WSP USA

  • 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

  • Edward Regan, CDM Smith

  • Kevin Reigrut, Maryland Transportation Authority

  • Juan Toledo, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

  • Cyndi Ward, Metropolitan Washington Airports 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

  • Jordi Graells, AECOM

  • 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

  • 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

  • Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, State of New Jersey Department of Transportation

  • 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, WSP USA

  • 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 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
  • Larry Bankert, Michael Baker
  • Marco Barbarossa, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Cheryl Bolin, HNTB Corporation
  • Michael Boone, HNTB Corporation
  • Barry Brandt, RK&K
  • Jim Burnett, RK&K
  • Patrick Chuang, Transurban
  • Dan Corey, AECOM
  • Bernd Datler, ASFINAG
  • Mike Davis, RS&H
  • Federico Di Gennaro, AISCAT
  • Bob Edelstein, AECOM
  • Jacqueline Erhart, ASFINAG
  • Bob Frey, Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority
  • Gibran Hadj-Chikh, Parsons
  • Bill Halkias, HELLASTRON
  • James Hofmann, North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Brian Kelley, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
  • George Kiousis, HELLASTRON
  • Christina Kopp, Tampa Expressway Authority
  • Dave Kristick, E-470 Public Highway Authority
  • Steve Kuciemba, WSP USA
  • Megan Mohan, Maryland Transportation Authority
  • 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
  • John O'Neill, Maryland Transportation Authority
  • Tom Owen, ETC Corporation
  • Jason Pavluchuk, Carma Technology
  • David Raines, RS&H
  • John Reese, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority
  • Rob Rich, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
  • Stacia Ritter, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Javier Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority
  • Paul Satchfield, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Dick Schnacke, Transcore
  • Wendy Shafer, TTI Consulting
  • Mike Shannon, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Tanya Sheres, Transurban
  • Craig Shuey, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Matt Smith, Michael Baker
  • 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
  • Juan Toledo, Miami-Dade Expressway 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 webstie to learn about the IBTTA Foundation initiatives and programs.

Chair
Frank McCartney, WSP

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, Jacobs Engineering Group

  • 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