YPT Atlanta Chapter Leadership

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YPT Atlanta is governed by a Board of Directors who develops the organization’s mission and activities. Board Meetings are generally scheduled the last Monday of each month. Please contact us if you would like to attend an upcoming meeting. Each position’s responsibilities are outlined in the Chapter Bylaws or Chapter Board Policy. We are looking forward to connecting with you!

 2017-2018 YPT Atlanta Board of Directors:

Pringle, JeshuaJeshua Pringle
, Chair
Senior Management Analyst, Office of Transportation
City of Atlanta

Jeshua Pringle works as a Senior Management Analyst for the City of Atlanta Department of Public Works in the Office of Transportation. In this role, he utilizes his skills as a Transportation Planner and Traffic Engineer to improve the interaction between parking and land use decisions. He holds a dual Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning and Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Jeshua also holds a Master of Public Health degree and works to equip the transportation system with healthy mode choice alternatives.


David EdererDeputy Chair
Graduate Research Assistant
Georgia Institute of Technology

David Ederer is a PhD student in Transportation Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. In addition to his studies, he works as a research assistant in the Urban Transportation Information Lab, led by Dr. Kari Watkins. David’s research is focused on how urban spaces can be used to build healthier, more livable cities. Before starting his doctoral studies, he worked at the Centers for      Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and managed the Global Road Safety program.

nicholas-gowenNicholas Gowens, Vice Chair for Communications and Outreach
Marketing Coordinator
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

Nicholas Gowen is the Marketing Coordinator at the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. In his position at MARTA, Nicholas things of innovative approaches to activating Atlanta’s transit system. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Morehouse College, where he concentrated in Business Administration and Marketing

David Boyer, Vice Chair for Finance
Graduate Research Assistant
Georgia Institute of Technology

David is currently a 2nd year dual degree MBA/MS Civil Engineering student at Georgia Tech, conducting research in transportation asset management and active transportation. Prior to graduate school he served as a Naval Officer in the Civil Engineers Corps as a construction manager and deployed officer-in-charge. He earned a BS in Civil Engineering at the University of South Carolina, graduating with honors from the South Carolina Honors College. He enjoys soccer, bicycling, brewing beer, and going on adventures with his wife, Lizzie.

Nathaniel Horadam, Vice Chair for Membership
Graduate Student
Georgia Institute of Technology

Nathaniel Horadam is a 2nd year Master of City and Regional Planning student at Georgia Tech, where he studies transportation planning. Most of his research focuses on connected and automated vehicle implementation at the local and state levels. Previously, he spent four and a half years as a management consultant at Accenture, working on IT implementations for multiple commercial and federal clients. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University in Middle Eastern Studies, and spends much of his free time running, watching baseball, reading, and listening to Toto’s “Africa” on repeat.


Patrick McAtee, Director-At-Large
Project Manager

Patrick McAtee was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama and graduated college from Auburn University with bachelors and master’s degrees in civil engineering.  Patrick is a project manager at Neel-Schaffer in the roadway design division and a licensed civil engineer in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee.  Patrick has been active with Young Professionals in Transportation – Atlanta Chapter since its founding in 2012.

Vacant, Vice Chair for Administration




Vacant, Vice Chair for Program




Vacant, Vice Chair for Sponsorship




Vacant, Director At-Large (4 Vacancies)




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