ICT/IDOT Executive Committee

The Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) will promote innovation and progress in transportation through interdisciplinary research in an objective setting.  Through collaboration with academia, Federal Highway Administration, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), and industry, the ICT will concentrate on research that is directed in building and maintaining the safest, most durable, and reliable transportation system in the nation.


Omer Osman, Chair IDOT Division of Highways

Division of Highways – Omer Osman, Chair

Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction – Tim Kell

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

Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials and Physical Research – Laura Mlacnik

Division of Highways, Bureau of Safety Engineering – Priscilla Tobias

Division of Highways, Bureau of Bridges and Structures – Jayme Schiff

Division of Highways, Bureau of Operations – Amy Eller

Division of Highways – Aaron Weatherholt

Division of Aeronautics – Steve Young

Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation – John Oimoen

Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation, Program Support Section – Chuck Abraham

Division of Transportation Safety – Jeff Heck (interim)

Office of Business and Workforce Diversity – Frank McNeil

Office of Chief Counsel – William Barnes

Office of Communications – Guy Tridgell

Office of Finance and Administration –  Jim Ofcarcik (acting)

Office of Internal Audit – Stephen Kirk (non-voting member)

Office of Legislative Affairs – Scott Dworschak

Office of Planning and Programming – Jeff South (acting)

Office of Planning and Programming, Bureau of Urban Program Planning – Susan Stitt

Office of Quality Compliance and Review – Jeff Heck

Federal Highway Administration – Jon-Paul Kohler / Brian Pfeifer (non-voting members)

Illinois Center for Transportation Director – Imad Al-Qadi (non-voting member)


Changes to membership will be made as necessary.