The Research Advisory Committee (RAC) is comprised of government officials, independent scientists, labor union officials, academics and trucking company executives and suppliers from a diverse cross-section of the industry, all who understand the importance of sound science to an industry as complex as the trucking industry. The RAC is charged with annually recommending a research agenda for the Institute.

Shawn Brown, RAC Chairman


Vice President of Safety for Cargo Transporters, Inc.

Michael Ahart Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Omnitracs

Mike Ahart


Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Omnitracs

 

Ben Banks


Vice President, Operations
TCW, Inc.

Hayden Cardiff CEO and Founder Idelic

Hayden Cardiff


CEO and Founder
Idelic

Joe Darby


Director, Safety & Risk Control, Transportation & Logistics Practice
Aon

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Bob Elkins Senior Vice President, Industry Vertical Operations Ruan Transportation Management Systems

Bob Elkins


Senior Vice President, Industry Vertical Operations
Ruan Transportation Management Systems

Brett Fabbri


Assistant Chief
California Highway Patrol

Gary Falldin


Vice President of Safety, Security and Driver Onboarding
Dart Transit

Melanie Feeley


Vice President, General Business Manager
K-Limited Carrier, Ltd.

Jim Fields


Chief Operating Officer
PITT OHIO

 

Rickey Fitzgerald Manager, Freight and Multimodal Operations Florida Department of Transportation

Rickey Fitzgerald


Manager, Freight and Multimodal Operations
Florida Department of Transportation

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Steven Garrish Vice President of Safety CRST, Inc.

Steven Garrish


Vice President of Safety
CRST, Inc.

Rob Haddock


Group Director, Planning and Logistics
Coca-Cola North America

Glen Kedzie


Vice President, Energy & Environmental Affairs Counsel
American Trucking Associations

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Kevin Lhotak President Reliable Transportation Specialists

Kevin Lhotak


President
Reliable Transportation Specialists

Mike Ludwick Chief Administrative Officer Bison Transport

Mike Ludwick


Chief Administrative Officer
Bison Transport

Steve Olson President and Chief Underwriting Officer Great West Casualty Company

Steve Olson


President and Chief Underwriting Officer
Great West Casualty Company

GreatWest

Clay Porter


Attorney
Porter, Rennie, Woodard, Kendall, LLP

Jeremy Reymer Founder and CEO DriverReach

Jeremy Reymer


Founder and CEO
DriverReach

Rob Rhea Senior Vice President and General Counsel FedEx Freight

Rob Rhea


Senior Vice President and General Counsel
FedEx Freight

Marc Rogers


President and CEO
UniGroup

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Amanda Schuier Senior Vice President Quality Transport

Amanda Schuier


Senior Vice President
Quality Transport

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Joe Sculley President Motor Transport Association of Connecticut

Joe Sculley


President
Motor Transport Association of Connecticut

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Shelly Seaton


Vice President of Loss Prevention
Landstar

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Charles Simpson Vice President, Strategic Intelligence USXpress

Charles Simpson


Vice President, Strategic Intelligence
USXpress

 

Russ Simpson America’s Road Team Captain Holland

Russ Simpson


America’s Road Team Captain
Yellow

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Monique Stinson Computational Transportation Scientist Argonne National Laboratory

Monique Stinson


Computational Transportation Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory

Daniel Studdard Principal Planner, Transportation Access and Mobility Division Atlanta Regional Commission

Daniel Studdard


Principal Planner, Transportation Access and Mobility Division
Atlanta Regional Commission

Randy Vernon Chief Executive Officer Big G Express

Randy Vernon


Chief Executive Officer
Big G Express

Doug Voss


Arkansas Highway Commission Endowed Chair
University of Central Arkansas

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Tom Weakley Director of Operations Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Foundation

Tom Weakley


Director of Operations
Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Foundation

John Whittington


Vice President, Legislative Affairs
Grammer Logistics

 

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Shawn Yadon Chief Executive Officer California Trucking Association

Shawn Yadon


Chief Executive Officer
California Trucking Association