WSDOT Committee

The overarching mission includes the following: 1. Education to educate each other about our business plans and other areas of expertise. 2. Collaborative problem solving to identify the challenges that require collective efforts and layout a plan of action to solve them. Also to work together for improvements to project delivery and business practices that enhance public confidence in the transportation industry. 3. Strategic Leadership to work together to develop some long-term visions for the transportation industry.

Committee Charters and Meeting Summaries

WSDOT has published a website page that provides the Executive Committee and Subcommittee Charters as well as the meeting summaries for the Executive Committee and each of the subcommittees.

Committee Charters and Meeting Summaries

Executive Committee Roster

Steve Roark - WSDOT State Design Engineer (co-chair) Linea Laird-ACEC/WSP (co-chair)
Kevin Dayton - WSDOT Deputy Secretary Van Collins-ACEC
Ahmer Nizam - WSDOT Business Administration Richard Patterson- ACEC/David Evans
Lorena Eng - WSDOT NW Region Administrator Kevin Collins- ACEC/HNTB
John Wynands - WSDOT - Olympic Region Administrator Jilma Jimenez- ACEC/Jacobs
Marshal Elizer - WSDOT Asst Secretary M2D2 Carole Leigh- ACEC/Shannon & Wilson


Bridge and Structures Subcommittee

Jeri Bernstein - WSDOT/WSF (sub-comm co-chair) Paul Brallier - ACEC/HNTB (sub-comm co-chair)
Tony Allen - WSDOT State Geotechnical Engineer Chester Werts - ACEC/HDR
Jed Bingle - WSDOT Bridge and Structures Paul Gunther - ACEC/COWI
Brian Aldrich - WSDOT HQ Bridge Construction Mathew Lengyel - ACEC/Figg Engineers
Luong Tran - WSDOT Bridge and Structures Joan Zhong-Brisbois - ACEC/WSP
Evan Grimme - WSDOT Bridge and Structures Eric Herzstein - ACEC/Parsons
Michael Rosa - WSDOT Bridge and Structures Daniel Campbell - ACEC/GeoEngineers

Business Administration Subcommittee

Ahmer Nizam - WSDOT Business Administration (sub-comm co-chair) Santosh Kuruvilla - ACEC/Exeltech (sub-comm co-chair)
Erik Jonson - WSDOT Consultant Services Crystal Donner - ACEC/Perteet
John Ho - WSDOT David James - ACEC/Clark Nuber
Meg Blau - WSDOT NW Region Consultant Services Liaison Laura Skillings - ACEC/Skillings Connolly
Schatzie Harvey - WSDOT
Brian Marquette - WSDOT

Design/Build Subcommittee

Ben Upsall - GeoEngineers
Eric Ostfeld - Parsons
Eric Crowe - Jacobs
Manish Rohila - Rohila Consulting Services
Richard Patterson - David Evans
Don Oates - DM/Civil disciplines - KPFF
Other SME (on-call basis)

Ryan Gulick - ITS - Perteet
Mo Sheikhizadeh - Road/Civil/MOT - TranTech
Jeaninne Ryan - Contracting - USI
Mike Root - Surveying - David Evans

Project Delivery Subcommittee

Mike Flemming - WSDOT Asst State Design Engineer (sub-comm co-chair) Suryata Halim - ACEC/WSP (sub-comm co-chair)
Dave Bierschbach - WSDOT Rick Door - ACEC/JUB
Mike Frucci - WSDOT Eastern Region Tom McDonald - ACEC/Jacobs
Cathy George - WSDOT Sno-King Connecting Washington Scott White - ACEC/Confluence
Bill James - WSDOT Steve Olling - ACEC/Parametrix
Ron Landon - WSDOT Olympic Region Program Manager Alternate/on-call:
Lisa Reid - ACEC/SCJ Alliance
Gordon Roycroft - ACEC/HDR


Lei Lu - WSDOT
Brian White - WSDOT
John Donahue - WSDOT

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