The National Board of Directors is based in Washington, DC and elected each November to provide guidance and leadership for the nationwide organization as a whole.
Katherine Kortum, YPT Chair
Transportation Research Board
Zachary Bugg, Deputy Chair
Kittelson & Associates
David Gerstle, Vice Chair of Administration – Secretary
Whitney Sullivan, Vice Chair of Communications
Aaron Zimmerman, Vice Chair of Finance – Treasurer
Montgomery County Planning Department
James Robertson, Vice Chair of Membership
City of College Station
Elicia Elliott, Vice Chair for Programs
British Columbia Transit
Richard Sun, Vice Chair of Chapter Development
McKinsey & Company
Emma Chapman, Vice Chair of Sponsorship
In addition, each individual chapter elects a local Board of Directors to provide local leadership.
YPT’s Board of Advisors are preeminent public and private sector leaders in transportation with a wide range of exemplarily experience in the field. We are grateful for their participation and willingness to assist the development of a new generation of transportation professionals.