Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the Center's main decision-making body. It has primary responsibility for providing strategic direction to staff and for overseeing the implementation of CTS programs. It governs the operations of the Center, consistent with University of Minnesota policies, based on input from the Board of Advisors, CTS Councils, and CTS staff.


Current Members

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Chair: Jay Cowles
Co-Chair, Itasca Project Transportation Committee


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Ardell Brede
Mayor of Rochester, Minnesota


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Gina Buccellato
Technical Director, Transportation Safety Division, 3M


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Thomas Clark
Senior Vice President of Logistics, The Schwan Food Company


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Chris Cramer
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Science & Engineering, University of Minnesota


Steve Cramer

Steve Cramer
President and CEO, Minneapolis Downtown Council


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Scott Dibble
Senator, State of Minnesota


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Bill Dossett
Executive Director, Nice Ride Minnesota


Joseph Favour

Joseph Favour
Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Minnesota


Peter Frosch

Peter Frosch
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, GREATER MSP


Andrew Furco

Andrew Furco
Associate Vice President for Public Engagement, University of Minnesota


Nicole Griensewic Mickelson

Nicole Griensewic Mickelson
Executive Director, Region Nine Development Commission


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Ann Johnson
President, Professional Engineering Services, Ltd.


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Arlene Kocher
Minnesota Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration


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Brian Lamb
General Manager, Metro Transit

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Allen Levine
Interim Vice President of Research, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities


Randy Maluchnik

Randy Maluchnik
County Commissioner, Carver County


Jim McDonough

Jim McDonough 
County Commissioner, Ramsey County


Kjersti Monson

Kjersti Monson
Partner, Director of Civic Studio, Duval Companies


Dave Montebellow

Dave Montebello
President and CEO, SRF Consulting Group Inc.


Ann Mulholland

Ann Mulholland
Vice President of Community Impact, Minnesota Community Foundation and The Saint Paul Foundation


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Sue Mulvihill
Deputy Commissioner and Chief Engineer, Minnesota Department of Transportation


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Michael Noble
Executive Director, Fresh Energy

 


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John Petersburg
Representative, Minnesota House of Representatives


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Katie Rodriguez
Metropolitan Council Member, District 1


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Brian Ryks
Executive Director, Metropolitan Airports Commission


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George Schember
Vice President, Cargill Transportation & Logistics


Carissa SlotterbackCarissa Slotterback

Associate Dean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota


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Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation