Passenger Transport June 2017 Vol 75 No 11 - 24

People On The Move
ANN ARBOR, MI-The Ann Arbor
Area Transportation
Authority (TheRide)
has hired Chris
Simmons as business
services program manager for TheRide and
director of the getDowntown Program,
Simmons
which provides commuting programs and services to downtown employees and employers.
Simmons comes to Ann Arbor after
managing a program in Kent, WA, similar to the getDowntown program. He
also managed rideshare programs for
Washington State DOT.

COLUMBUS, OH-The Central Ohio
Transit Authority (COTA) announced
the appointment
of Laura Koprowski
to the newly created position of vice
president of government affairs and
strategic external
communications.
Koprowski
Koprowski joins
COTA after more than 20 years in progressively responsible positions at the
Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, the past 10 years as public and government affairs director.
BALTIMORE-Michael Baker International has promoted
Bonnie D. Shepherd to
executive vice president and chief practice officer, based in
the Baltimore office.
She has 30 years of
transportation indusShepherd
try experience and has
worked with public transit authorities
and commissions for ports, the Department of Defense and municipal and
federal governments. She is a member
of the American Public Transportation
Foundation.

MIDDLEBURY, IN-ARBOC Specialty Vehicles LLC announced the promotions of Kim Yoder
to national sales
manager, Ami Sailor
to marketing manager
and Brad Doane to
purchasing agent.
Yoder joined the
company in 2013 as a Yoder
regional sales manager
after previously working for StarTrans
Bus and Green Alternative Systems.
Sailor, a 12-year ARBOC employee, spent
most of her career as a purchasing agent
and last year also began designing paint
and graphics schematics for the firm.
Doane joined the company as a welder
in 2012, was promoted to a quality control position and became a head receiver
in 2015.

Sailor

Doane

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BOSTON-The office of Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced two
promotions in the Massachusetts Bay
Transportation Authority staff. Jeffrey
Gonneville, formerly chief operating
officer, is now deputy general manager
and Chief Financial Officer Michael
Abramo has been named chief administrative officer.

public infrastructure projects, working
the past nine years overseeing the planning, preliminary engineering and construction management of a $1.6 billion
underground light rail transit corridor
in Southern California. Earlier, Roy oversaw the design of the Los Angeles Metro
Gold Line Eastside Extension light rail
project.

BURLINGAME, CA-Proterra

ALEXANDRIA, VA-Gary Skinner,

named Amy Ard chief
financial officer and
JoAnn Covington
chief legal officer and
head of government
relations.
Ard has more than
20 years of experience
Ard
in finance and various
manufacturing industries. Covington,
honored as one of the
National Diversity
Council's 50 Most
Powerful Women in
Technology for 2016,
was vice president and
general counsel at a
provider of artificial
Covington
intelligence advertising and marketing solutions as part of a
more than 20-year career.

INDIANAPOLIS-IndyGo, the
Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation, announced the promotions of
Bryan Luellen to vice president of public
affairs and communications and Justin
Stuehrenberg to vice president of planning and capital projects.
Luellen started at IndyGo in 2009
and has served in increasingly responsible roles in public affairs. Stuehrenberg
joined the agency in 2014 as director
of special transit projects, with previous
career experience in public and private
organizations focusing on transportation
planning and engineering.

SAN FRANCISCO-Former
California state Sen.
Art Torres recently
became the newest
member of the San
Francisco Municipal
Transportation Agency
Board of Directors,
appointed by San
Torres
Francisco Mayor Ed
Lee and confirmed by the San Francisco
Board of Supervisors to fill a board
vacancy left by the retirement of former
Chairman Tom Nolan.
Torres' career in civic engagement
spans more than four decades, including
20 years as a state legislator, eight years
in the state assembly and 12 as a state
senator. He also served four years on the
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, two of them as president.

LOS ANGELES-Girish Roy has
joined STV as a vice president in its
Transportation &
Infrastructure Division, based in Rancho
Cucamonga, CA. He
has more than 35
years of experience
managing major
Roy
transportation and

a member of the Spotsylvania County Board
of Supervisors since
2008 and a member
and former chair of
the Virginia Railway
Express Operations
Board, recently
Skinner
received the Virginia
Transit Association's 2017 Outstanding
Contributions by an Individual Award.
Skinner was a longtime advocate for
expanding commuter rail into Spotsylvania County. Under his leadership, VRE
constructed the Spotsylvania Station
in 2015. As chairman of the VRE board
in 2016, he oversaw completion of the
addition of a third track to the main rail
line.

LOS ANGELES-Navin Sagar has
been named vice
president and national
director, transit systems, of AECOM's
transit systems practice in North America,
and Jon Schmidt has
been promoted to
Sagar
transit systems deputy
practice leader.
Sagar's 35-year career included tenures as a senior director of engineering at Houston's Metropolitan Transit
Authority of Harris County and a leadership position with the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Most

recently he worked
for an integrated engineering, construction
and management services firm.
Schmidt, a 17-year
AECOM veteran, has
been responsible for
Schmidt
the design and project
management of overhead contact systems (catenary) for rail transit projects
and public improvements projects for
freight rail.

NEWPORT BEACH, CA-Clean
Energy Fuels Corp. has named Frank
Meyer president of its subsidiary, Clean
Energy Compression.
Meyer has 24 years of leadership
experience, most recently with Finning
International, the largest Caterpillar
dealer in the world; executive vice president of the Colco and Jastram Group of
Companies; and chief executive officer
of Meridian Fuel Technologies.

ISELIN, NJ-Mott McDonald has
named Jennifer Kohlsaat environmental
practice leader in North America and
Mike Vitale practice leader of its tunnels
practice.
Kohlsaat, based in the firm's North
American headquarters in Iselin, has
diverse environmental experience. Vitale
has more than 34 years of experience in
the tunneling industry and has been a
contributing author on several industry
publications and guidelines.

Kohlsaat

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