2019-08-27 National Governors Association

2019 NGA Transportation Policy Institute

Boston, MA | Aug. 27-28, 2019

The National Governors Association’s (NGA) first annual Transportation Policy Institute is a unique event that brings together governors’ transportation policy staff to share policy solutions, participate in peer-to-peer exchanges and learn about a broad array of timely transportation policy topics.

AGENDA

 

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Introduction to the Transportation Policy Institute & State Transportation Policy Discussion

  • Speakers:
    • Sue Gander, Division Director, NGA Solutions: Energy, Infrastructure & Environment
    • Garrett Eucalitto, Program Director, NGA Solutions: Energy, Infrastructure & Environment

 

Hosted Reception

 

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Breakfast

Addressing the Public Health Crisis on Our Roads

  • Moderator
    • Garrett Eucalitto, Program Director, NGA Solutions: Energy, Infrastructure & Environment
  • Speakers:
    • Erin Sauber Schatz, PhD, MPH, Team Lead, Transportation Safety Team, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention •
    • Colonel Matt Packard, Chief of the Colorado State Patrol •
    • Daniel Chen, VP and GM, Traffic Safety Division, 3M

 

Turning Big Data into Useful Data

  • Moderator
    • Garrett Eucalitto, Program Director, NGA Solutions: Energy, Infrastructure & Environment
  • Speaker
    • Ariel Gold, Data Program Manager, U.S. Department of Transportation

 

BREAK

 

What’s in Your Backyard?

  • Introduction:
    • Jake Varn, Policy Analyst, NGA Solutions: Energy, Infrastructure & Environment
  • Speakers:
    • Darryl Street, Senior Financial Policy Advisor, District of Columbia Office of the Chief Financial Officer •
    • David Clark, Program Manager, District of Columbia Office of the Chief Financial Officer 

 

Prioritize for Progress: Changing How States Rack and Stack Projects

  • Moderator
    • Brandye Hendrickson, Deputy Director, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • Speakers:
    • Nick Donohue, Deputy Secretary of Transportation, Commonwealth of Virginia •
    • Ed Sniffen, Deputy Director for Highways, Hawaii Department of Transportation
    • Beth Osborne, Director, Transportation for America

 

Working Lunch

 

News from the Frontline: 2019 Transportation Revenue Successes

  • Moderator
    • Sue Gander, Division Director, NGA Solutions: Energy, Infrastructure & Environment
  • Speakers:
    • Pete Rahn, Secretary, Maryland Department of Transportation; Chair, AASHTO Committee on Funding and Finance
    • Jack Marchbanks, Director, Ohio Department of Transportation •
    • Bill Poole, Alabama House of Representatives
  • Speakers
    • Morteza Farajian, Ph.D., Executive Director, U.S. DOT Build America Bureau