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Connected and Automated Vehicles Subcommittee

The Connected and Automated Vehicles Subcommittee's mission is to assist in preparing APWA member agencies for the impact of automated and connected vehicles on transportation infrastructure and with technology education and techniques that are cost-effective and appropriate for local governments. The Subcommittee will prepare and recommend guidance statements to the Transportation Committee to accomplish this mission. 
Chair TranSystems
Mr. Slade Gavin Engstrom, Senior Professional Benton, KS
Asst. Vice President

Member George Butler Associates
Mandy Anderson, PE, PTOE Lenexa, KS

Member Charleston County
Mr. James D. Armstrong, PWLF North Charleston, SC

Member Kaw Valley Engineering, Inc.
Mr. Tim R. Austin, PE Wichita, KS
Office Manager

Member San Joaquin County CA
Mr. Kris Balaji Stockton, CA

Member City of Oak Grove
Mr. Thomas Scott Degenhardt, PE, LS, PTOE, CFM Oak Grove, MO
Public Works Director

Member GBA
Mr. Jamie L. Gilbert, PE, POTE Lenexa, KS
Dir of Operations

Member Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Mr. Mike Grigsby
Vice President

Member Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences
Dr. Andrew C. Lemer, PhD Washington, DC
Senior Program Officer

Member Professional Snowfighters Association
Dr. Wilfrid A. Nixon, PE, PhD, PWLF Iowa City, IA

Member Plano
Ms. Abby Owens Plano, TX

Member HNTB Corporation
Mr. Eric G. Strack, EIT Kansas City, MO
Municipal Engineer

Member Anderson Engineering
Mr. Gary D. Strack, PE Kansas City, MO
Project Manager

Member City of Dublin
Mr. James D. Syler, CPFP Dublin, OH
State Fleet Administrator

Member Mott Macdonald
Mr. Russell Wayne Thompson, PE, PTOE Fuquay Varina, NC
Transportation Projects Dir

Member Ville de Montreal-Ouest
M. Rylan Wadsworth, PMP Montreal-Ouest, QC
PW Director