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Randy Cole, Executive Director, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission Named to Board of Directors of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, September 22, 2016
CONTACT: Bill Cramer, Communications Director
202-659-4620 x26 | 202-210-2962 (mobile)


WASHINGTON, DC – More than 700 global transportation leaders from 22 countries gathered for the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association's (IBTTA) 84th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Denver, Colorado, September 11-14, 2016.

On September 14, Randy Cole, Executive Director of the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission was elected by the IBTTA membership to serve as a Director on the Board of Directors of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA). Cole’s term begins January 1, 2017 and continues through the end of 2018.

“IBTTA is pleased that Randy Cole, Executive Director, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, one of the nation’s leading toll authorities, will bring his leadership and vision to our association and industry,” said Patrick Jones, Executive Director and CEO of IBTTA. “Randy’s public policy, technology and management experience will be a tremendous asset to our Board at this critical time when we address major infrastructure needs.”

Cole is responsible for operations of the 241-mile toll road with its 950 employees, 31 toll plazas, 14 service plazas, eight maintenance buildings and 2015 revenues of more than $300 million.

Upon his election to the Board, Cole said, “I am thrilled and honored that my fellow members of IBTTA have entrusted me with this leadership position.  My involvement as a member of the Board of Directors for IBTTA will allow me to engage with members around the world and use my experience to address the many challenges and opportunities facing the industry.”

The Ohio Turnpike offers one of the safest, best and most convenient routes for motorists and commercial drivers to reach east-west destinations along the northern corridor of Ohio and across the nation.

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) is the worldwide association representing toll facility owners and operators and the businesses that serve them. Founded in 1932, IBTTA has members in more than 20 countries on six continents. Through advocacy, thought leadership and education, members are implementing state-of-the-art, innovative user-based transportation financing solutions to address the critical infrastructure challenges of the 21st century.

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