Board of Directors
The National Board of Directors is based in Washington, DC and elected each November to provide guidance and leadership for the international organization as a whole.
Finance Deputy Chair- Patrick Brady, Construction Attorney at CIANBRO // YPT Boston
Communications Deputy Chair-Jerome A. Horne, Ridership Experience Specialist at Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp. (IndyGo) // YPT Indy
Board of Advisors 2020-2022
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.
Lora Byala – President and CEO, Foursquare ITP | D.C.
Nathaniel Ford – CEO, Jacksonville Transit Authority | Jacksonville, FL
Michael Helta – Chief Innovation Officer, Maryland Transit Administration | Baltimore, MD
Katharine Kelleman – CEO, Port Authority of Allegheny County | Pittsburgh, PA
Joung H. Lee – Policy Director, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials | D.C.
Andy Palanisamy – Head of Mobility Management, Ford Motor Company | Detroit, MI
Chris Pangilinan – Public Transportation Policy Manager, Uber | San Francisco, CA
Robert Puentes – President and CEO, Eno Center for Transportation | D.C.
Kimberly Slaughter – Senior VP/National Transit and Rail Market Sector Leader, HNTB | Chicago, IL
Christof Spieler – Vice President, Huitt-Zollars | Houston, TX
Audrey Wennink – Director of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Council | Chicago, IL
Kimberly Williams – Chief Innovation Officer, Houston METRO | Houston, TX
Sam Zimbabwe – Director, Seattle Department of Transportation | Seattle, WA