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Announcing YPT’s 2012-2013 National and Chapter Boards of Directors!

The results are in! While tonight’s YPT Annual Meeting in Washington, DC was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy, we’re still pleased to announce election results for the new national and chapter boards of Young Professionals in Transportation!

YPT National Board of Directors

  • Katherine Kortum (TRB) – Chair
  • Brittney Kohler (ASCE) – Deputy Chair
  • Stephanie Dock Trainor (DDOT) – Vice Chair for Administration
  • Bud McDonald (AASHTO) – Vice Chair for Finance
  • Aimee Custis (Coalition for Smarter Growth) – Vice Chair for Membership
  • Sophie Guiny (Booz Allen Hamilton) – Vice Chair for Programs
  • Alek Pochowski (Kittelson & Associates) – Director at Large for Sponsorship
  • Candace Brakewood (Georgia Tech) – Director at Large for Chapter Development

YPT Austin Chapter Board of Directors

  • Stephen Ratke (FHWA) – Chair
  • Nick Wood (TTI) – Deputy Chair
  • April Sandoval (AECOM) – Vice Chair for Administration
  • Sowmya Chandrasekhar (Alliance Transportation Group) – Vice Chair for Communications
  • Nicola Gheno (HVJ Associates) – Vice Chair for Finance
  • Millie Hayes (FHWA) – Vice Chair for Programs

YPT Boston Chapter Board of Directors

  • Andrew Paul (MassDOT) – Chair
  • Eric Halvorsen (Metropolitan Area Planning Council) – Deputy Chair
  • Tegin Teich (IBI Group) – Vice Chair for Administration
  • Lisa Jacobson (Nelson\Nygaard) – Vice Chair for Communications
  • Conor Semler (Downtown Boston BID) – Vice Chair for Finance
  • Christine Breen (Nitsch Engineering) – Vice Chair for Membership
  • Gretchen Johnson (Nelson\Nygaard) – Vice Chair for Programs
  • Sarah Kurpiel (Metropolitan Area Planning Council) – Chapter Liaison

YPT New York City Chapter Board of Directors

  • Jeff Bernstein (MTA Metro North) – Chair
  • Joseph Ehrlich (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey) – Deputy Chair
  • Stephanie Camay (URS Corporation) – Vice Chair for Administration
  • Julia Kerson (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey) – Vice Chair for Finance
  • Emma Chapman (Parsons Brinckerhoff) – Vice Chair for Marking, Sponsorship & Communications
  • Elizabeth Paul (MTA Bridges and Tunnels) & Chrissie Carlin (MTA NYCT) – Co-Vice Chairs for Programming
  • Lynda Viray (MTA NYCT) – Vice Chair for Student Outreach
  • Jeannie Kwon (MTA Capital Construction) – Vice Chair at Large

YPT San Francisco Bay Chapter Board of Directors

  • Paul Supawanich (Nelson\Nygaard) – Chair
  • Chris Pangilinan (SF Muni) – Deputy Chair
  • Andy Kosinski (Fehr & Peers) – Vice Chair for Finance
  • Teresa Tapia (SF Muni) – Vice Chair for Administration
  • Paul Stanis (DSK Associates) – Vice Chair for Membership
  • Krute Singa (SF Dept. of the Environment) – Vice Chair for Communications
  • Emily Stapleton (Relay Rides) – Vice Chair for Programs
  • Boris Lipkin (Parsons Brinckerhoff) – Vice Chair for Sponsorships
  • Jessica Kuo (UC Berkeley) – Vice Chair for Collegiates
  • Jorge Barrios (Kittelson & Associates) – Vice Chair at Large (East Bay)
  • Ian Barnes (Fehr & Peers) – Vice Chair at Large (South Bay)

Congratulations to this year’s incoming board members! The term for each new Board of Directors begins November 1. And remember, there are many, many ways to get involved with YPT at every chapter in every city, even if you’re not one of our new board members!

About Aimee Custis

Aimee Custis is the Communications Manager at the Coalition for Smarter Growth. A policy wonk by training and a public transportation advocate by profession, she moved to DC in 2008 to learn everything she could about livable communities, transit, and public policy. She has served as both National Vice Chair for Communications and for Membership at Young Professionals in Transportation, and is an editor and contributor at Greater Greater Washington.


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