Participating Partners

Roadside Safety Research
Pooled Fund Committee
PARTNERS

Updated October 2023

This research project is performed under a pooled fund program between the following states and agencies:

Wade Henry, P.E.

Assistant State Design Engineer
Alabama Department of Transportation
1409 Coliseum Boulevard, T-205
Montgomery AL, 36110
Office:(334)242-6464; Cell: (334) 657-6736

[email protected]

Stanley (Stan) C. Biddick, P.E.

State Design Engineer
Alabama Department of Transportation
1409 Coliseum Boulevard, T-205
Montgomery AL, 36110
Office: (334)242-6488; Cell: (334) 850-0007

[email protected]

Mary McRae
Engineer I
Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities
(907) 465-1222
[email protected]

Bob Meline, P.E.
Caltrans
Office of Materials and Infrastructure
Division of Research and Innovation
5900 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 227-7031
[email protected]

John Jewell, P.E.
Senior Crash Testing Engineer
Office of Safety Innovation and Cooperative Research
Division of Research, Innovation & System Information
5900 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 227-5824
[email protected]

Andrew Pott, P.E.
Colorado Dept. of Transportation
Senior Design and Construction Engineer
303-512-4020
[email protected]

Shawn Yu, P.E.
Colorado Dept. of Transportation
(M) Standards and Specifications Unit Manager
303-757-9474
[email protected]

Amin Fakhimalizad, E.I.
Colorado Dept. of Transportation
Assistant Miscellaneous (M) Standards Engineer
303-757-9229
[email protected]

Man (Steve) Yip, P.E.1
Colorado Dept. of Transportation
303-512-4171
[email protected]

David Kosmiski
Colorado Dept. of Transportation
Miscellaneous Standards Engineer
[email protected]

David Kilpatrick
State of Connecticut
Department of Transportation
2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06131-7546
(860) 594-3288
[email protected]

Cassidy Blowers
Construction Resource Engineer
Office: (302)760-2336; Cell:(302)236-9816
[email protected]

James Osborne
Traffic Safety Programs Manager
Office: (302)659-4651; Cell:(302)542-7201
[email protected]

Eduardo Arispe
Research Highway Safety Specialist
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
Mail Code: HRDS-10
6300 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22101
(202) 493-3291
[email protected]


Richard B. (Dick) Albin, P.E.
Safety Engineer
FHWA Resource Center Safety & Design
Technical Services Team
711 S. Capital
Olympia, WA 98501
(303) 550-8804
[email protected]

Christine Black
Highway Safety Engineer
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 W Dakota Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228
(720) 963-3662
[email protected]

Isbel Ramos-Reyes
Lead Safety and Transportation Operations Engineer
(703) 948-1442
[email protected]

Matt Hinshaw, M.S., P.E. 
Highway Safety Engineer
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
(360)619-7677
[email protected]

WebSite: safety.fhwa.dot.gov

Richard Stepp
[email protected]

Derwood C. Sheppard, Jr., P.E.
Standard Plans Publication Eng.
(850) 414-4334
[email protected]

Marc Danley, P.E.
Technical Engineer
[email protected]

Kevin Sablan
Design/Traffic Engineer
Idaho Transportation Department
(208) 334-8558
[email protected]

Martha A. Brown, P.E.
Safety Design Unit Chief
Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
Illinois Department of Transportation
2300 Dirksen Parkway, Room 005
Springfield, IL 62764
(217) 785-3034
[email protected]


Edgar Galofre
Safety Design Engineer
(217) 558-9089
[email protected]

Daniel Harness
Office of Design – Methods
Iowa Department of Transportation
[email protected]


Chris Poole
Traffic and Safety Bureau
Iowa Department of Transportation
[email protected]

Chris Guidry
Bridge Manager
Louisiana Transportation Center
Bridge & Structural Design Section
P.O. Box 94245
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 379-1328
[email protected]

Carl Gaudry
Bridge Engineer Manager
[email protected]

Philip Brentlinger
Maryland State Highway Administration
 [email protected]

James Danila
Assistant State Traffic Engineer
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
10 Park Plaza, Room 7210
Boston, MA 02116
(857) 368-9640
[email protected]

Alex Bardow
Director of Bridges and Structure
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
10 Park Plaza, Room 6430
Boston, MA 02116
(517) 335-9430
[email protected]

Carlos Torres, P.E.
Crash Barrier Engineer
Geometric Design Unit, Design Division
Michigan Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 30050
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 335-2852
[email protected]


Khamsai Yang
Design Standards Engineer
Office of Project Management and Technical Support
(651) 366-4622
[email protected]

Brian Tang
Assistant Design Standards Engineer
Office of Project Management and Technical Support
(651) 366-4684
[email protected]

Amy Crawnford
[email protected]

Kaitlyn Bower
Roadside Design Specialist
573-472-9028
[email protected]

David Fox
Specifications Engineer
Nevada Department of Transportation
775-888-7053
[email protected]

Tim Rudnick
[email protected]

Brad Julian
Traffic Technical Support Engineer
(505) 827-3263
[email protected]

Don Fisher, P.E.
Ohio DOT
(614) 387-2614
[email protected]

Kenneth Shannon, P. Eng.
Senior Engineer, Highway Design (A)
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
301 St. Paul Street
St. Catharines, Ontario
CANADA
(905) 704-3106
[email protected]

Christopher Henson
Senior Roadside Design Engineer
Oregon Department of Transportation
Technical Services Branch
4040 Fairview Industrial Dr.
Salem, OR 97302-1142
(503) 986-3561
[email protected]

Evan Pursel
Senior Civil Engineer
(717) 705-8535
[email protected]

James Borino Jr.
Civil Engineer Manager – Transportation Chief
Standard and Criteria Unity
(717) 612 – 4791
[email protected]

Project Development Engineer
(717) 425-7679
[email protected]

Laura Chandler
Engineering Production Support Manager
Engineering Division
James K. Polk Building, 12th Floor 
505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243
(615)253-4769
[email protected]

Ali Hangul
Assistant Director – Designs Standards and Policies
(615) 741-0840
[email protected]

Chris Lindsey
Design Division
Texas Department of Transportation
125 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701-2483
(512) 416-2750
[email protected]


Taya Retterer P.E.
TxDOT Bridge Standards Engineer
Bridge Division
Texas Department of Transportation
125 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 416-2719
[email protected]

Wade Odell
[email protected]

D. Lance Bullard, Jr., P.E.
Senior Research Engineer
Roadside Safety & Physical Security Division
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
(979) 317-2855
[email protected]

Roger P. Bligh, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Research Engineer
(979) 317-2703
[email protected]

Nauman Shiekh
Research Engineer
[email protected]

Ariel Sheil
Associate Research Scientist
[email protected]

Clint L. McCleery
Barrier and Attenuation Specialist
Traffic and Safety Operations
4501 South 2700 West
PO Box 143200
Taylorsville, UT 84129
(801) 712-8685
[email protected]

Tim Moeckel
Policy Support Engineer
Washington State Department of Transportation
(360) 704-6377
[email protected]


Mustafa Mohamedali
Assistant Research Project Manager
Trans Safety & System Analysis
(360) 704-6307
[email protected]

Kevin Burch
Policy Support Engineer
Development Division
Washington State Department of Transportation 
[email protected]

Donna Hardy
Mobility, ITS & Safety Engineer
WV DOT – Traffic Engineering
WV Department of Transportation
(304) 414-7338
[email protected]


Ted Whitmore
Traffic Services Engineer
WV DOT – Traffic Engineering
Building 5, Room A-550
1900 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 25305-0430
(304) 414-7373
[email protected]

Erik Emerson P.E.
Standards Development Engineer-Roadside Design
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Bureau of Project Development
4802 Sheboygan Ave., Room 651
P.O. Box 7916
Madison, WI 53707-7916
(608) 266-2842
[email protected]