The Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s (ITS America) Board of Directors approved the election of four officers and 13 new members at its meeting earlier this week.
Among the new appointments was Ramin Massoumi, Iteris' senior vice president and general manager, Transportation Systems, who was named as vice chair of the ITS America Board of Directors.
The ITS America Board is made up of leaders in the intelligent transportation industry, who set policy and direct strategies for the association.
The new officers and board members represents a diverse group of senior-level executives from private companies and public agencies in the mobility, technology and ITS spheres.
“Congratulations to our new officers and board members,” said ITS America president and CEO Shailen Bhatt. “As we prepare to host next year’s ITS World Congress here in Los Angeles, their experience and leadership will help put this event over the top.”
Other appointments include:
- Chair – Jennifer Cohan, secretary, Delaware Department of Transportation
- Secretary – Desi Ujkashevic, global director, automotive safety engineering, Ford Motor Company
- Treasurer – Ed Bradley, program manager product regulatory affairs, safety, Toyota
New board members – private sector
- Chris Armstrong, vice president, CIRRUS/V2X, Panasonic USA
- Joe Custer, general manager, Cubic
- Nakul Duggal, senior vice president, Qualcomm
- Michelle Maggiore, PE, global business development for transportation and smart cities, Cisco
- Lilly Shoup, senior director of transportation policy, Lyft
- Laurel Straub, assistant vice president, strategic resources, State Farm
- Sheryl Wilkerson, vice president, government affairs, Michelin
New board members – public sector
- Stephen Brich, commissioner, Virginia DOT
- Tilly Chang, executive director, SFCTA
- Seleta Reynolds, general manager, Los Angeles DOT
- Kevin Thibault, secretary, Florida DOT
- Marc Williams, deputy executive director, Texas DOT
Read the official announcement here.
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