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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
Joseph Waggoner, Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority

Members

  • John Lawson, Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Beau Memory, North Carolina Turnpike Authority
  • 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 the winners of the other categories.

Chair
David Machamer, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Members

  • Rachel Bell, Kansas Turnpike Authority

  • Mario Cecchi, WSP USA

  • Mark Compton, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

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

  • David Machamer, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

  • John Mike, Perceptics, LLC

  • Massoud Moradi, Atkins N.A.

  • Ken Philmus, Conduent

  • David Pope, Silicon Transportation Consultants

  • Lisa Telles, Transportation Corridor Agencies

  • 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
EmanuelaStocchi, AISCAT (Associazione Italiana Società Concessionarie Autostrade e Trafori)

Members

  • Nic Barr, ITR Concession Company LLC

  • Tim Stewart, E-470 Public Highway Authority

  • Chris Tomlinson, SRTA


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


Finance Membership Subcommittee

The purpose of the Membership Subcommittee 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

  • Randy Cole, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

  • Michael Davis, RS&H

  • Howard Eley, HDR | ICA

  • James Ely, HNTB Corporation

  • Robert Fischer, New Jersey Turnpike Authority

  • Robert Horr, Thousand Islands Bridge Authority

  • John Mike, Perceptics, LLC

  • Tyler Milligan, Milligan Partners LLC

  • Francis O'Connor, Atkins N.A.

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

  • Benton Tempas, Northwest Parkway LLC


Finance Standing Committee of the Board

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

  • Cedrick Fulton, MTA Bridges and Tunnels

  • 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


INTERNATIONAL TASK FORCE

The purpose of the International Task Force of the Membership Subcommittee 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
Jordi Graells, SH-130 Holdings LLC

Members

  • Snehal Ambare, HNTB Corporation

  • Josef Czako, Moving Forward Consulting

  • Bruno de la Fuente, SEOPAN

  • Priya Jain, Atkins N.A.

  • Pascal Lemonnier, Egis

  • Antulio Richetta, IBI Group

  • Klaus Schierhackl, ASFINAG

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


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
Emanuela Stocchi, AISCAT

Members

  • Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

  • Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

  • Mike Heiligenstein, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

  • Robert Horr, Thousand Islands Bridge Authority

  • Javier Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

  • Steven Snider, Halifax Harbour Bridges


Past Presidents' advisory council

Chair
Emanuela Stocchi, AISCAT

Member

  • Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority


Site Selection Committee

Chair
Benton Tempas, Northwest Parkway, LLC

Members

  • Mario Cecchi, WSP USA

  • Michael Davis, RS&H

  • Peter Merfeld, Maine Turnpike Authority

  • Servando Parapar, Transporte, LLC

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

  • Benton Tempas, Northwest Parkway LLC

  • Juan Toledo, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority


Functional Committees

Communications and Marketing Committee

This Functional Committee focuses on the latest communication & marketing techniques and practices with a goal of sharing experiences, posing challenges and learning from one another. This committee organizes Webinars on various topics.

Chair
Open


Government Affairs

Chair
Mark Compton, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Members

  • Larry Bankert, Jr., Michael Baker International

  • Nic Barr, ITR Concession Company LLC

  • James Beattie, AECOM

  • Susan Buse, SBuse Consulting

  • Gerald Carrigan, North Texas Tollway Authority

  • Randy Cole, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

  • Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

  • Howard Eley, HDR | ICA

  • James Ely, HNTB Corporation

  • Tim Gatz, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

  • Jordi Graells, SH-130 Holdings LLC

  • 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

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

  • Ken Philmus, Conduent

  • Edward Regan, CDM Smith

  • Kevin Reigrut, Maryland Transportation Authority

  • Cyndi Ward, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

  • Kary Witt, HNTB Corporation

  • George Zilocchi, HNTB Corporation


Interoperability Committee

The charge of this committee is to advance the strategic plan goal of achieving nationwide interoperability in the US.

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Chair
Dave Kristick, E-470 Public Highway Authority

Sub-committees

  • Roadside Operations: Chair, Tom Knuckey, Atkins

  • Back Office Operations: Chair, Tim Reilly, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

  • Communications and Marketing: Chair, Rosa Rountree, Egis Projects US

  • Governance: Chair, Samuel Johnson, Transportation Corridor Agencies


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.

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Chair
Lev Pinelis, Transurban

Members

  • Joe Averkamp, Parsons
  • Larry Bankert, Michael Baker
  • Marco Barbarossa, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Sandy Bish, E-470 Public Highway Authority
  • Barry Brandt, RK&K
  • Jim Burnett, RK&K
  • Randy Cole, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
  • Dan Corey, AECOM
  • Mike Davis, RS&H
  • Ivan Del Campo, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority
  • Federico Di Gennaro, AISCAT
  • Bob Edelstein, AECOM
  • Bob Frey, Tampa-Hillborough County Expressway Authority
  • Gibran Hadj-Chikh, Parsons
  • Bill Halkias, HELLASTRON
  • James Hofmann, North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Marko Jandrisits, ASFINAG
  • Brian Kelley, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
  • Dave Kristick, E-470 Public Highway Authority
  • Steve Kuciemba, WSP USA
  • Julia Monso, Cintra USA
  • Rene Moser, ASFINAG
  • Roxane Mukai, Maryland Transportation Authority
  • Suzanne Murtha, AECOM
  • Ryan Ninness, E-470 Public Highway Authority
  • John O'Neill, Maryland Transportation Authority
  • David Raines, RS&H
  • Rob Rich, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
  • Stacia Ritter, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Javier Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority
  • Paul Satchfield, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Mike Shannon, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
  • Matt Smith, Michael Baker
  • Adam Sheets, HNTB Corporation
  • Craig Shuey, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Matt Smith, Michael Baker
  • Sabu Stephen, North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Jennifer Stueber, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
  • Bob Taylor, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Juan Toledo, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority
  • Joe Waggoner, Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority
  • Jim Wilson, Transcore
  • Tony Yacobucci, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
 

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


Veterans Initiative

There is great interest among the IBTTA membership in a Veterans Initiative to support personnel leaving active duty military service. The purpose of this start-up effort – part of the IBTTA Foundation – is to identify a genuine need and an action plan to meet this need. We hope it will provide a channel for IBTTA’s friends of the military to support our heroes returning from uniformed duty.

Chair
Philip Miller, AECOM

Members

  • Jim Wilson, TransCore, LP

  • Allie Braswell, Egis

  • Kary Witt, HNTB Corporation

  • P.J. Wilkins, E-ZPass Group/IAG Service Corp.

  • James Trogdon, North Carolina DOT

  • Darby Swank, Kapsch TrafficCom

  • Jon Royer, E-ZPass Group/IAG Service Corp.

  • Rosa Rountree, Egis

  • Kevin Palmer, RS&H

  • Stephan Andriuk, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

  • David Kristick, E-470 Public Highway Authority

  • Christine Keville, Keville Enterprises Inc.

  • Don Hicks, Kapsch TrafficCom

  • Ronald Fagan, Fagan Consulting

  • James Ely, HNTB Corporation

  • James Crawford, AECOM

  • Frank McCartney, WSP USA