Center Staff


 

 

  • Devin K. Harris, Ph.D.

    Director


    Dr. Harris serves as the Director of the Center for Transportation Studies (CTS). In this role, he provides strategic direction and oversight of CTS programs. Dr. Harris is also an Associate Professor of Civil/Structural Environmental in the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment at the University of Virginia and a member of the Link Lab. He also holds an appointment as the Faculty Director of the UVA Clark Scholars Program. His research and teaching interests include bridge behavior, image-based measurement techniques, crowd-sourcing, data analytics, condition assessment and structural health monitoring, reinforced and prestressed concrete behavior, and the application of innovative materials in civil infrastructure.

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  • Beth O'Donnell, MBA

    Deputy Director


    Designs, develops, implements and directs a suite of state and national training programs.  Directs all finance and accounting operations for the Center and oversees the work of the CTS team.

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  • Matthew Bradley, MS, PMP

    Senior Finance Generalist/Program Manager


    Works closely with the Deputy Director on all finance and contractual matters with an active role as liaison to the larger SEAS and University community.  Serves as the Program Manager for the VA LTAP Safety Circuit Rider Program (SCR).

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  • Robin Carpenter

    Education Outreach Specialist/Program Manager


    Serves as Program Manager of the Virginia Local Technical Assistance Program (VA LTAP) handling all scheduling, purchasing, marketing, and customer service for the statewide training program.  Oversees the Education Outreach Staff.

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  • Amy Richardson

    Education Outreach Assistant/Registration Coordinator


    Assists with the day-to-day operations of the Virginia Local Technical Assistance Program (VA LTAP) with a focus on coordinating and processing thousands of registrations each year for the statewide training program.  Facilitates in-person training events as needed.

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  • Judi Bowers

    Education Outreach Assistant/Workshop Facilitator


    Assists with the day-to-day operations of the Virginia Local Technical Assistance Program (VA LTAP) with a focus on travel logistics, catering and marketing for the statewide training program.  Travels throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to facilitate in-person training events.

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  • Alexis Gelozin

    Education Outreach Assistant/Online Workshop Facilitator


    Develops, implements and facilitates online training events for the CTS suite of training programs.  Assists with the Virginia Local Technical Assistance Program (VA LTAP) with a focus on graphic design.  Serves as the Project Manager for the Road Safety Champion Program.

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  • Karen Sleezer

    Education Outreach Assistant/Workshop Facilitator


    Provides fiscal support for the CTS suite of training programs.  Facilitates and provides support for in-person training events as needed.  Serves as the point of contact for VTRC student interns and work study assignments.

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  • Becky Golden, P.E.

    Safety Circuit Rider


    Serves as Virginia’s Safety Circuit Rider providing engineering technical assistance and training to local government agencies throughout the Commonwealth with a focus on roadway safety

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  • Tiffany Shifflett

    Accounting Associate/Program Manager


    Assists with the day-to-day accounting operations for the Center, to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing and travel expenditures for the CTS suite of training programs.  Serves as the Program Manager for the LAP Qualification Program (QP).

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  • Cate Robbins

    Accounting Associate


    Assists with the day-to-day accounting operations for the Center, to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing and travel expenditures for the CTS suite of training programs.  Facilitates and provides support for online training events as needed.

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