Position Description: The Chair shall be responsible for day-to-day implementation of the policy and guidelines of the Chapter Board of Directors. The Chair shall preside over Chapter Board meetings, create and appoint members to Committees, and act as chief official representative of YPT Atlanta.
Candidate: Phillip Cherry, Traffic Engineer + Transit Planner, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Positions Sought: Chair
Candidate Statement:I have been involved a part of the YPT Atlanta leadership since just after the organization’s founding, and I would like to continue serving on the YPT Atlanta Board to continue advancing the organization. We have seen a continued rise in membership during the past 3+ years and have expanded our outreach within the transportation community. I aim to continue this growth by continue to schedule exciting events with distinguished speakers that touch on relevant transportation topics with Atlanta. I have also learned how important it is to include talented and interested Board members, so I will make sure to keep a solid leadership team.
Candidates for 2015-2016 YPT Atlanta Board of Directors:
Chair – Phillip Cherry, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Secretary/Vice Chair for Administration
Treasurer/Vice Chair for Finance – Matt Pettit – Citilabs
Vice Chair for Membership
Vice Chair for Programs
Vice Chair for Sponsorship
Vice Chair for Communications and Outreach
Director-at-Large (Five Positions) – Nick Panetta, TSW, Chris Rome, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Forrest Rose, City of Atlanta – Office of Planning