Governors Highway Safety Association

Coordinating the GHSA Consulting Services Initiative, a pool of traffic safety experts who provide technical, programmatic and operational assistance to state highway safety offices on a per project basis. In process:

  • Grant Training Development & Facilitation, Nevada Office of Traffic Safety
  • Process Evaluation of the Strategic Highway Safety Plan, Maryland Highway Safety Office
  • Strategic Plan Development & Facilitation, North Dakota Department of  Transportation Safety Division

Researching and writing a guide for developing, implementing and evaluating peer-to-peer teen traffic safety programs for publication in Fall 2018.  Facilitating sessions on the essential elements of peer-to-peer programs at the 2018 SADD and FCCLA National Conferences (June) and GHSA Annual Meeting (August).

On-call editor for Spotlight on Traffic Safety topical reports and other projects.

Lifesavers Conference on National Highway Safety Priorities

Program Coordinator for the nation’s largest gathering of traffic safety professionals now in its 37th year. Work with volunteers to plan three general sessions and workshops addressing distracted, impaired and aggressive driving; pedestrian, bicycle, teen, motorcyclist, and aging driver safety; occupant protection/vehicle technology; criminal justice/law enforcement; communications; and emerging highway safety issues. Coordinate the Traffic Safety Scholars program, which awards grants to undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in the field, and handle all media relations.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Communications expert measuring the impact of an Innovative and Sustainable Seat Belt Enforcement Project in Owensboro, Kentucky (in partnership with TransAnalytics, LLC).

Communications expert monitoring and assessing public outreach activities for Community-Oriented Enforcement Demonstration projects in Norman, Oklahoma (seat belt use) and Joplin, Missouri (impaired driving) (in partnership with TransAnalytics, LLC).

Program management and communications expert on impaired driving and pedestrian and bicyclist safety assessment teams, and serve as the team lead for the latter.

Interagency negotiations and marketing expert on a GO Team assisting North Carolina develop a plan to link its crash and injury surveillance data (in partnership with VHB).

Subject matter expert (interagency negotiations, marketing) for a document designed to help traffic records program coordinators in State Highway Safety Offices and Traffic Records Coordinating Committee members develop a business case for data integration and interface (in partnership with VHB).

National Cooperative Highway Safety Research Program (NCHRP Project 17-64)

Member of a multi-consultant team, led by the University of Minnesota, responsible for developing a how-to guide to help states and stakeholders implement the Toward Zero Deaths Communications Plan (phase I), content for a series of webinars promoting the TZD strategy, and marketing templates to help states promote TZD trainings and tools (phase II).

Alliance Sports Marketing

Provide on-call editing and marketing support for the Choices Matter leadership program.

North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

Provide ongoing support and guidance to program partners working with municipalities to adopt and sustain the Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety education & enforcement campaign statewide, and promote the program via speaking engagements and social media.