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Autonomous Vehicle Policy Task Force

Commonwealth Representatives

Kurt J. Myers, Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services, PennDOT, Co-chair
Roger Cohen, Policy Director, PennDOT, Co-chair

Leslie S. Richards, Secretary, Department of Transportation
Glenda Ebersole, Policy Director, Department of Insurance
Mark Lersch, Department of Insurance
Bojan Zorkic, Department of Insurance
Steve D’Ettorre, Policy Director, Department of Community and Economic Development
Major Ed Hoke, Bureau of Patrol, PA State Police
Captain Troy Park, Bureau of Patrol, PA State Police
Lieutenant Brian Ianuzzi, Bureau of Patrol, PA State Police
Captain Beth A. Readler, Bureau of Patrol, PA State Police
Brent Zechman, PA State Police
Stacia Ritter, Director of Policy and External Affairs, PA Turnpike Commission
Michael E. Pack, PA Turnpike Commission
Joseph Cardinale Jr., Assistant Counsel, Public Utility Commission (PUC)
Judd Pittman, Department of Education

Stakeholder Representatives

Ted Leonard, Executive Director, AAA
Robert C. Pitcher, Vice President, American Trucking Association (ATA)

Kevin Stewart, President, PA Motor Truck Association
Dr. Raj Rajkumar, Carnegie Mellon University
Phil Bobitz, Assistant Safety Engineer/Transportation Engineer, Federal Highway Administration
Roger Ryder, Federal Highway Administration
Matthew Pacifico, Mayor, City of Altoona
Larry Coben, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Bill Gouse, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Shari Shapiro, Senior Manager Public Affairs, Uber Technologies
Erick Guerra, Professor of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania
Alex Pazuchanics, City of Pittsburgh
Erika Strassburger, City of Pittsburgh
Prof. Sean Brennan, Ph.D., Penn State University
Eric T. Donnell, Ph.D., P.E., Penn State University
Josh Fisher, Manager, State Government Affairs, Association of Global Automakers, Inc.
Frank Snyder, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO
Robert Koch, Community College of Allegheny County
Allie Medack, General Motors
Allison Drutchas, Autonomous Vehicles Counsel, General Motors
Harry Lightsey, General Motors
Samuel Marshall, Insurance Federation
Jackie W. Erickson, Jackie Group
John Devlin, Pennsylvania Automotive Association
Steve Boyd, Co-Founder and Vice President of External Affairs, Peloton Technology
Fred Bergstresser, Royal Truck & Equipment
Mark Singel, The Winter Group
Ed Bradley, Program Manager, Toyota
Stan Caldwell, Executive Director, Traffic 21 Institute
Steve Deck, AICP, Tri-County Regional Planning Commission

PennDOT Support

Leo Bagley, Executive Deputy Secretary
Andrew Blum, Policy Specialist
Cindy Cashman, Legislative Director
Brian Hare, Planning Division Manager
Rich Kirkpatrick, Communications Director
Mark Kopko, Senior Civil Engineer, Traffic Operations Planning
Jason Sharp, Executive Deputy Chief Counsel
Kara Templeton, Director, Bureau of Driver Licensing
Phil Tomassini, Chief Information Officer
Erin Waters-Trasatt, Press Secretary
Emma Lowe, Special Assistant to the Secretary
Eric Nelson, Legislative Affairs
Glenn C. Rowe, Director, Highway Safety and Traffic Operations
Jan Huzvar, Deputy Communications Director

Legislative Support

Eric Bugaile, Executive Director, House Transportation Committee
Jason Gerard, Executive Director, House Transportation Committee
Meredith Biggica, Executive Director, House Transportation Committee
Nolan Ritchie, Executive Director, House Transportation Committee
Greg Moreland, PA House of Representatives
Josh Fisher, Senate Transportation Committee
Charlie O'Neil, PA Senate