Board of Directors
The International Board of Directors is based in Washington, DC and elected each November to provide guidance and leadership for the international organization as a whole.
Board of Advisors 2023-2025
YPT’s Board of Advisors are preeminent public and private sector leaders in transportation with a wide range of exemplary experience in the field. We are grateful for their participation and willingness to assist the development of a new generation of transportation professionals.
Nathaniel Ford – CEO, Jacksonville Transportation Authority | Jacksonville, FL
Joung H. Lee – Deputy Director – Chief Policy Officer, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials | Washington D.C.
Andy Palanisamy – Director & Head of Practice – Smart Cities, Parsons Corporation | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Christof Spieler – Vice President, Director of Planning, Huitt-Zollars | Houston, TX
Kimberly Feldbauer – Director of Strategic Transformation, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority | Washington D.C.
Norman Forde – Vice President, Project Delivery Fleet and Facilities, Amtrak | Nokomis, FL
Molly King – Executive Vice President, Project Connect Integration, CAPMetro | Austin, TX
Shailen Bhatt – Federal Highway Administrator, Federal Highway Administration | Washington D.C.
Lori Labrum – West Transit Market/Bus Rapid Transit Leader, TranSystems | South Jordan, UT
Carita Ducre – Vice President of Workforce Development & Educational Services, American Public Transportation Association | Washington D.C.
Sofia Berger – Senior Vice President, Transportation National Business Line Leader, WSP | New York, NY
Deanna Leggett – Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer, Dallas Area Rapid Transit | Dallas, TX
Jim Mathews – President & Chief Executive Officer, Railroad Passengers Association | Washington D.C.