Technical Advisory Groups

Construction

Focus: Innovative contracting, project management, inspection of work and compliance with specifications.


TAG Chair,  IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction- Tim Kell Tim.Kell@illinois.gov
TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative - Charles Wienrank Charles.Wienrank@illnois.gov
ICT Representative - Souhail Elhouar Selhouar@bradley.edu (term ends May 31, 2014)

IDOT Division of Aeronautics – Rick Borus

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Tara Elston

IDOT Division of Highways – Herb Jung, Regional Representative

IDOT Division of Highways – Ted Nemsky, Regional Representative

Associated General Contractors of Illinois – John Peisker

Federal Highway Administration – Chris Fraley/Scott McGuire

Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association – John Peisker

Illinois Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association – Randell Riley

Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association – Russ Ginn

Illinois State Toll Highway Authority - Ross Bentsen


Environment

Focus: Environmental areas, including but not limited to, noise, air quality, natural resources, water quality, etc.


TAG Chair, IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment - Tom Brooks - Thomas.Brooks@illinois.gov  
TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative -Joe Vespa Joseph.Vespa@illinois.gov
ICT Representative - Heidi Howard Heidi.R.Howard@usace.army.mil (term ends May 31, 2014)

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction – Jeff Harpring

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Tom Brooks

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Scott Marlow

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Operations – Matt Sunderland

IDOT Division of Highways, Regional/District Representative – TBD

Office of Finance and Administration – Steve Massey

Federal Highway Administration – Jan Piland


Pavement Design, Management & Materials

Focus: Pavement structural design, pavement data collection/management systems, pavement evaluation and rehabilitation, paving and structural materials.


TAG Chair, IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research - Matthew Mueller - Matthew.Mueller@illinois.gov

TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative - Mark Gawedzinski Mark.Gawedzinski@illinois.gov
ICT Representative - Hasan Ozer - hozer2@illinois.edu (term ends May 31, 2015)

IDOT Division of Aeronautics, Construction & Materials Section – TBD

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction – Tim Kell

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Paul Niedernhofer

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Local Roads & Streets – Kevin Burke

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Shelia Beshears

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – TBD

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – LaDonna Rowden

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Amy Schutzbach

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Heather Shoup

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Dan Tobias

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Jim Trepanier

IDOT Division of Highways, Regional Representative – Abdul Dahhan

IDOT Division of Highways, Regional Representative – Scott Lackey

Federal Highway Administration – Hal Wakefield

Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association – Marvin Traylor

Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers – Brian Rice

Illinois Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association – Randell Riley

Illinois State Toll Highway Authority – Steve Gillen


Planning

Focus: Designing and developing a mechanism to better integrate and coordinate the delivery of programs and services.


TAG Chair, Office of Planning & Programming - Susan Stitt- Susan.Stitt@illinois.gov
TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative - Megan Swanson Megan.Swanson@illinois.gov

ICT Representative - : Breton Johnson bretj@northwestern.edu (term ends May 31, 2015)

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design and Environment – Tom Brooks

IDOT Division of Public and Multi-Modal Transportation - TBD

Office of Planning & Programming – Bruce Carmitchel

Office of Planning & Programming – Travis Lobmaster

Office of Planning & Programming - Bill Morgan

Office of Planning & Programming – Karen Shoup

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning – Kermit Wies

Downstate Metropolitan Planning Organization – Rita Morocoima-Black, CCRPC

Federal Highway Administration – Betsy Tracy/John Donovan


Public & Intermodal Transportation

Focus: Public transportation; freight traffic issues involving all transportation modes (i.e. rail, truck, port, and air freight traffic); and intermodal transportation.


TAG Chair, Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation - Charles Abraham Charles.Abraham@illinois.gov
TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative - Megan Swanson Megan.Swanson@illinois.gov
ICT Representative - Marco Nie y-nie@northwestern.edu (term ends May 31, 2014)

IDOT Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation – Amy Welk

Office of Planning & Programming – Nichole George

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning – Kermit Wies

Federal Highway Administration - Sharletha Johnson

Federal Transit Administration - TBD

PACE – James Garner

PACE - Dave Tomzik


Safety Engineering

Focus: Safety engineering practices that reduce fatalities and multiple injuries on Illinois roadways.


TAG Chair, IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering - Priscilla Tobias Priscilla.Tobias@illinois.gov
TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative - Juan Pava Juan.Pava@illinois.gov 
ICT Representative - Yanfeng Ouyang yfouyang@illinois.edu (term ends May 31, 2014)

 IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Mike Brand

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Local Roads & Streets – Kevin Burke

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Operations – Kyle Armstrong

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Riyad Wahab

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Tim Sheehan

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Paul Lorton

IDOT Division of Highways, Region 1, District 1 – Lisa Heaven-Baum

IDOT Division of Highways, Region 3, District 4 – Randy Laninga

IDOT Division of Highways, Region 5, District 9 – Doug Keirn

IDOT Division of Traffic Safety - Medhi Nassipour

American Traffic Safety Services Association – Jim Thonn

Federal Highways Administration – Alan Ho/Greg Piland/Dean Mentjes

Illinois State Toll Highway Authority – John Benda


Structures, Hydraulics & Geotechnical

Focus: Bridge structures, retaining walls, sign and traffic structures, hydraulics, geotechnology.


TAG Chair, IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Bridges & Structures - Jayme Schiff Jayme.Schiff@illinois.gov  
TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative - Mark Gawedzinski Mark.Gawedzinski@illinois.gov
ICT Representative - Youssef Hashash hashash@illinois.edu (term ends May 31, 2014)

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Bridges & Structures – Bill Kramer

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction – Ryan Sheley

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Bernie Griffin

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Local Roads & Streets – Tom Winkelman

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Chris Hahin

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Heather Shoup

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Dan Tobias

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – TBD

IDOT Division of Highways, Regional Representative – Dave Copenbarger

IDOT Division of Highways, Regional Representative – Greg Heckel

Federal Highway Administration – Dan Brydl

Illinois Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association – Randell Riley

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute of Illinois & Wisconsin – John Clark


Traffic Operations & Roadside Maintenance

Focus: Traffic signalization, sign management, infrastructure maintenance, landscaping and vegetation management.


TAG Chair, IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Operations - Justan Mann Justan.Mann@illinois.gov
TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative - Michael Brownlee Michael.Brownlee@illinois.gov
ICT Representative - Daniel Work dbWork@illinois.edu (term ends May 31, 2014)

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – TBD

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Operations – Kyle Armstrong

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Operations – Matt Sunderland

IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Priscilla Tobias

IDOT Division of Highways, Region 1, District 1 – TBD

IDOT Division of Highways, Region 4, District 6 – Marshall Metcalf

IDOT Division of Highways, Region 5, District 8 – Joe Monroe

IDOT Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation - TBD

American Transportation Safety Services Association – TBD

Federal Highway Administration – Robin Helmerichs/Dean Mentjes/Chris DePalma

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Council No. 65 – Keith Gleason

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 916 – Leo Carroll