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The IBTTA Foundation is the charitable arm of IBTTA. The Foundation supports and conducts research on transportation and tolling, conducts training and professional development programs including the IBTTA Leadership Academy, supports charitable good works and operates a scholarship program. Contributions to the IBTTA Foundation and the Leadership Academy are tax-deductible as charitable contributions under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

Learn more about the Foundation or make a financial contribution by clicking the button below. 


2020 events

IBTTA has many events related to its Foundation Programs.  Check back here for upcoming events in 2020.

Foundation Programs

Leadership Academy

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

The Leadership Academy was founded in 2008 by the IBTTA Foundation Board of Directors. It is an executive development program tailored specifically for senior-level managers in public and private sector organizations that serve the toll industry.  The Leadership Academy is funded by student tuition fees. This annual program is held every February in Washington, DC. The application submission process for the class of 2020 opens on August 15, 2019 and closes on October 7th. Submission information can be found here.

A Leadership Academy Alumni Association is in the process of being formed.  Details to follow.

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Annual Service Project

For the past ten plus years, the IBTTA Service Project has been held in conjunction with the Maintenance & Roadway Operations Workshop. IBTTA members organize this community volunteer project with a local organization in the city where the Workshop is being held. In 2020 IBTTA is headed to Louisville, KY, and we'll post details as soon as we know about our project.

In the meantime, mark the date of July 12, 2020 and make a plan to join us.  Information about the 2020 project will be posted on the Maintenance & Roadway Operations Workshop page.  

Read about our 2019 project »

Check out photos from all of our Past Service Projects!

Scholarship Fund

Through a competitive selection process, the IBTTA Foundation awards $5,000 scholarships to undergraduate students who are working towards a transportation-related degree at an accredited university. This scholarship program is launched every spring and administered by Scholarship America®, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin. 

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Meet the 2019 Recipients »


Board Chair

Frank McCartney, FGM Consulting

Members of the Board

  • Federico di Gennaro, AISCAT
  • 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, WSP USA
  • René Moser, ASFINAG
  • Rosa Rountree, Egis
  • Lisa Thompson, HNTB Corporation