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Autonomous Vehicle Task Force

Commonwealth Representatives

Mark C. Kopko
Director, Office of Transformational Technology
Kurt J. Myers
Deputy Secretary for Driver & Vehicle Services
Leslie S. RichardsSecretary
​James Basinger
​PA State Police
​Joseph Cardinale
​Assistant Counsel
​Public Utility Commission
Steve D'Ettorre​
​Policy Director
Department of Community and Economic Development​
​Charles Duncan
Director of Legislative Affairs​
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission​
​Glenda Ebersole
Policy Director​
​Department of Insurance
Brian Ianuzzi​
Lieutenant​​PA State Police
​Bob Krol
​PA State Police
​Mark Lersch
​Property & Casualty Bureau Director
​Department of Insurance
​Kevin Longenecker
​Division Chief, Older Americans Act Services
​Department of Aging
​Christine Miccio
​Director, Bureau of Aging Services
​Department of Aging
​Michael Pack

​Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
​Judd Pittman

Department of Education
​Beth Readler
​Director, Policy and Legislative Affairs Office
​PA State Police
​Stacia Ritter
​Director of Policy and External Affairs
​Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
​Bojan Zorkic

​Department of Insurance

Stakeholder Representatives

Fred BergstresserGovernment Account ManagerRoyal Truck and Equipment
​Phil Bobitz
​Assistant Safety Engineer
​Steve Boyd
​Co-Founder and Vice President of External Affairs
​Peloton Technology
​Ed Bradley
​Program Manager
​Sean Brennan
​Department of Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
​Penn State University
​Stan Caldwell
​Executive Director
​Traffic 21 Institute
​Larry Coben

​Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
​Steve Deck

​Tri-County Regional Planning Commission
​John Devlin
​PA Automotive Association
​Eric Donnell
​Department of Civil Engineering
​Penn State University
​Courtney Ehrlichman
​The Ehrlichman Group
​Alex Epstein
​Senior Director, Digital Strategy and Content
​National Safety Council
​Al Federico

​Josh Fisher
​Manager, State Government Affairs
​Association of Global Automakers
​Brett Fusco
​Manager, Office of Long Range Planning
​Sheila Gombita

​Freedom Transit
​Bill Gouse

​Society of Automotive Engineers
​Robert Grant
​Head of Government Relations
​Aurora Innovation
​Erick Guerra
​Professor of City and Regional Planning
​University of Pennsylvania
​Bill Johnston-Walsh
​State Director
​Robert Koch

​Community College of Allegheny County
​Kate Kozlowski
​Vice President General Counsel and Secretary
​Argo AI
​Ted Leonard
​Executive Director
​Harry Lightsey
​Executive Director of Emerging Technologies Policy
​General Motors
​Samuel Marshall

​Insurance Federation
​Matthew Pacifico
​City of Altoona
​Alison Pascale
​Senior Policy Strategist
​Audi of America Inc.
​Alex Pazuchanics

​City of Pittsburgh
​Gabe Pellethy
​Managing Director of Public Affairs
​Raj Rajkumar

​Carnegie Mellon University
​Shawna Russell

​Roger Ryder

​Frank Snyder
​Kevin Stewart
​PA Motor Truck Association
​Erika Strassburger
​Member of Council, District 8
​City of Pittsburgh
​Tom Sweeney
​Eckert Seamans
​Vijay Varadarajan


PennDOT Support

Roger Cohen
Senior Advisor to the Secretary
​Natasha Fackler
​Policy Director
​Roy Gothie
​Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator
​Brian Hare
​Planning Division Manager
​Jan Huzvar
​Deputy Communications Director
​Emma Lowe
​Special Assistant to the Secretary
​Ngani Ndimbie
​Executive Policy Specialist
​Eric Nelson
​Legislative Director
​Jason Sharp
​Chief Counsel
​Kara Templeton
​Director, Bureau of Driver Licensing
​Erin Waters-Trasatt
​Communications Director

Legislative Support

Meredith Biggica
Executive DirectorState House Transportation Committee
​Eric Bugaile

​State House Transportation Committee
​Jason Gerard
​Executive Director
​State Senate Transportation Committee (D)
​Greg Moreland

​State House Transportation Committee
​Nolan Ritchie
​Executive Director
​State Senate Transportation Committee (R)