The IBTTA Foundation is the research, educational and charitable arm of IBTTA. The Foundation supports and conducts research on transportation and tolling; conducts training and professional development programs including the IBTTA Leadership Academy; supports charitable good works and operates a scholarship program. Contributions to the IBTTA Foundation and the Leadership Academy are tax deductible as charitable contributions under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
The Foundation directors serve staggered three-year terms.
Foundation Board of Directors
Term Ending 2017
Marcelle Satiewhite Jones, Jacobs Engineering Group
Christine Keville, Keville Enterprises, Chair
Rene Moser, ASFINAG
Rosa Clausell Rountree, Egis Projects, Inc.
Term Ending 2018
Federico Di Gennaro, , AISCAT
P.J. Wilkins, E-ZPass Group
Kary Witt, Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District
Term Ending 2019
Mike Heiligenstein, Central Texas Mobility Authority
Priya Jain, Atkins N.A.
Philip Miller, AECOM
Lisa Thompson, HNTB
Programs of the Foundation
IBTTA Leadership Academy
IBTTA's Leadership Academy was founded in 2008 by the IBTTA Foundation Board of Directors. The Leadership Academy is an executive development program is tailored specifically for senior-level manager in public and private sector organizations that serve the toll industry.
This intense week-long course is taught by recognized toll industry leaders, business partners, educators and public officials. The curriculum includes all facets of toll agency operations, administration, finance, marketing, business development, board relations, public affairs and related topics. The Executive Development Program is directed by Barbara K. Gannon, Psy.D., who has designed and delivered education and training programs in the transportation sector for more than 20 years. The Leadership Academy is funded by contributions to the IBTTA Foundation and through the student tuition fees. This annual program is held every February in Washington, DC. All questions about the program should be directed to Wanda Klayman. The 2017 Program was held February 12-17, 2017.
Leadership Academy Board of Regents
Chancellor, Maggie Wilkins,Transportation Consultant, Faneuil, Inc.
Kevin Hoeflich, Chairman of Toll Services, HNTB Corporation
Kary Witt, Bridge Manager, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District
IBTTA Annual Service Project
Each year, in association with the Maintenance & Roadway Operations Workshop, IBTTA and its members organize a community volunteer project that is local to the city of the Workshop. The Foundation funds the supplies and associated costs for each project. The funds are made available thorugh project specific sponsorships.
The IBTTA Foundation now has a scholarship fund. Through a competitive selection process, the Foundation awards two $5,000 scholarships to undergraduate students who are working towards a transportation related degree at an accredited university. The scholarship application is under development and will soon appear on the website. You can support the scholarship fund now by making a contribution.