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INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORS
Gordon E. Meth, P.E., PTOE, PTP, RSP1 (F)

Scott Knebel, P.E. (M)

Northeastern District

Great Lakes District

Gordon Meth has more than 25 years of
professional experience in traffic engineering,
including analysis, design, testimony, and forensic
investigation. He is currently an expert witness for
Robson Forensic, and prepares reports for
litigation throughout the United States. He has
bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering from the University of Waterloo, and a
master's of business administration from Montclair State University.
Gordon has appeared before municipal land use boards more than 600
times, has designed more than 300 traffic signal installations, and
optimized the timing of more than 800 traffic signals. He is a licensed
Professional Engineer in 20 states, the District of Columbia, and one
Canadian province. Gordon has been a member of ITE for nearly 30
years, and he is the incoming chair of the Traffic Engineering Council. In
the past he served as president of the Metropolitan New York-New
Jersey Section of ITE, Chair of the Northeastern District of ITE, and as a
member of the Transportation Professional Certification Board.

Scott Knebel serves as the surface transportation group manager for the three Ohio offices
of Midwest-based firm Crawford, Murphy &
Tilly (CMT). Scott has more than 27 years of
planning and design experience developing
safety and traffic operation improvements. He
leverages national best practices and emerging
safety research, facilitated by organizations
such as ITE, to deliver innovative solutions that are both practical
and effective. Scott is recognized as an industry leader in innovative
traffic safety countermeasures and traffic operations, having been
responsible for more than 300 safety-related projects. He is a
champion of the value ITE brings in fostering relationships and
sharing information critical to the profession. He has served ITE in
various leadership roles, including president of the Ohio Section, the
Great Lakes District Board, and has been recognized by the Ohio
Section with the Young Member and President award. Scott earned a
bachelor of engineering from the University of Dayton (Go Flyers)
and is a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio. He has also served
on the University of Dayton School of Engineering advisory council.
Scott and his wife Karen have three daughters.

Jeff Riegner, P.E., AICP, PTOE (F)
Mid-Colonial District
Jeff Riegner is vice president of Whitman,
Requardt & Associates, LLP in Wilmington,
Delaware. He is a professional engineer in
several states, an AICP-certified planner, and a
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer with
28 years of transportation and land use
consulting experience, mostly for public-sector
clients. Jeff 's background ranges from
large-scale planning and NEPA studies to design of transportation
facilities for walking, bicycling, riding transit, and driving. He has
particular interest and expertise in complete streets and active
transportation, serving as a workshop instructor and steering
committee member for the National Complete Streets Coalition. He
also wrote the "Design and Operation of Complete Streets and
Intersections" chapter of the ITE Traffic Engineering Handbook.
As an ITE member for nearly 30 years, Jeff has served in a
number of roles. He has been a member of the Pedestrian and
Bicycle Council (now part of the Complete Streets Council) for many
years, including serving as chair from 2011-2013 and vice chair
from 2008-2010. For his technical council work, he received the ITE
Coordinating Council Outstanding Volunteer Award in 2017. Jeff
was also on the Mid-Colonial District Board from 2014-2017 and
has contributed to many District and Mid-Atlantic Section meetings
as a committee member, speaker, or moderator.
Jeff earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in engineering from the University
of California at Berkeley. He and his wife, Jennifer, live in Newark, Delaware. They have three college-age sons: Chris, Andy, and John.

Kristi M. Sebastian, P.E., PTOE (M)
Midwestern District
Kristi Sebastian is the traffic engineer for
Dakota County, MN, USA. She has worked as a
public agency transportation professional for
more than 25 years. Kristi is passionate about
working within the public sector, including
collaborating with local agencies and the state
to serve the traveling public. At Dakota County,
Kristi is part of the transportation leadership
team where she is responsible for the traffic area. She manages
transportation projects, oversees corridor studies, and provides
technical guidance for transportation projects to improve mobility
and safety for the transportation system.
As a long-time ITE member, Kristi has served on both the North
Central Section of ITE and the ITE Midwestern District Boards. Kristi
is part of the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths leadership team and
Minnesota County Engineers Association Highway Safety Committee.
Kristi graduated with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering
from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and has a master's
degree in engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Kristi and her husband, Greg have three children, Claire, Matthew,
and Meg. Kristi enjoys many outdoor activities, especially canoeing
and hiking. She has been a long-time Girl Scout and volunteers as a
FIRST Robotics Tech Challenge and FIRST Lego League judge.

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