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Committee Membership

With notes on which roles and teams each member participates on.  

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Katherine Asmussen: Paper Review Coordinator; Younger Member Liason

Pedro CamargoIntegrated Modeling Subcommittee Chair

Tierra Bills: Research Coordinator, Paper Review Team

Michelle Bina: Statewide Modeling Subcommittee Chair

Charisma Choudhury

Sevgi Erdogan

David Hensle: Chandra Bot Coordinator

Cinzia Cirillo

Aditi Misra: Equity Initative Lead

Marty Milkovits: Decision-Making under Deep Uncertainty Initative Lead

Bo Wen: Community Coordinator

Baloka Belezamo: Paper Review Coordination Team

Latifa Oukhellou: Research Roadmap Maintainer

Ramin Shabanpour: Vice Chair Statewide Modeling

Franchesca Taylor: Research Roadmap Maintainer

Laura Luo

Andisheh Ranjbari: Deputy CRC

Enhua Liu

Like Liu: Committee Communications Coordinator

Gregory Macfarlane: Technology Transfer Subcommittee Chair

Rolf Moeckel: Technology Transfer Subcommittee

Elizabeth Sall: Chair

Bhargava Sana: Travel Forecasting Resource Committee

Matt Stratton: Technology Coordinator; Technology Transfer Subcommittee

Flavia Tsang: Emerging Methods Subcommittee co-chair; Decision-making under Uncertainty co-lead.

Prateek Bansal

Alex Bettinardi: Newsletter Coordinator

Amy Hofstra: Research Initiative Lead

Abigail Donkor: LinkedIn Coordinator

Joseph Kaylor: Cooperative Research Program Coordinator; Workshop Developer

Michael Hyland

Atiyya Shaw: Research Initiative Lead

Krishna Murthy Gurumurthy

Ruijie Bian: Research Initiative Lead

Volunteer Roles + Teams

Each committee member is expected to actively participate in a volunteer role and/or team – but you do not need to be a member in order to volunteer!

Blue is where volunteers are needed!

Chair: Manage overall operations of the committee – Elizabeth Sall

 Vice-Chair: Serves as back-up and partner to the chair - TBD

 Emerging Methods Subcommittee Chair:  Manage the subcommittee on emerging methods – Flavia Tsang / Naveen Eluru 

Integrated Modeling Subcommittee Chair: Manage the subcommittee on Integrated ModelingPedro Camargo

Integrated Modeling Subcommittee Vice-Chair: Serve as back and partner to subcommittee chair. 

Technology Transfer Subcommittee Chair: Manage the subcommittee on technology transfer, including the Travel Forecasting Resource Greg MacFarlane (needed: incoming chair)

Technology Transfer Subcommittee Vice-Chair: Serve as back and partner to subcommittee chair (needed).

Statewide Modeling Subcommittee Chair: Manage the subcommittee on Statewide Modeling – Michelle Bina

Statewide Modeling Subcommittee Vice-Chair: Serve as back and partner to subcommittee chair (needed)..

Newsletter Coordinator: Responsible for the newsletter publication process and editor schedule - Alex Bettinardi

Newsletter Editors:  Tasked with curating content for a specific newsletter issue and overseeing its publication - William Wong

Research Roadmap Maintainer: works with initiative leads, emerging methods committee, and industry stakeholder to regularly vet and update the research roadmap with the most important and pressing questions that need to be answered/knowledge that needs to be gained - Latifah Oukhellou and Franchesca Taylor

Research Initiative Lead: Shepherds a specific research initiatives to useful outcomes; making sure it is: asking useful and well-scoped questions; involves the appropriate initiatives/subcommittees/other committees/disciplines; has an action plan that is relevant for that research question ; executes on that action plan – Ruijie Bian, Amy Hofstra, Attiya Shaw

Meeting Coordinator: Develop meeting schedules + agendas; Maintain + publish committee meeting notices, agendas + minutes  (needed)

Community Coordinator: Maintain current contact information, affiliations, demographics and interest areas for all members, friends, and volunteers via regular (annual) surveys – Bo Wen

 Communications Coordinator (CCC): Disseminates information on committee activities and topics of interest via regular email and committee website including the calendar of upcoming and related conferences – Like Liu

Research Coordinator (CRC): Manage the committee's research agenda and delegation of activities to support itTierra Bills

Deputy CRC: Backup to CRC; thought-partner to CRC; leads various research special projects.

Cooperative Research Program Coordinator: Manage the committee's interaction with NCHRP and TCRP programsJoseph Kaylor

Website Coordinator: Makes sure website and calendars are working, up to date with content, removes older content. Helps specific initiatives post content. – Matt Stratton

Paper Review Coordinator: Manage paper review processKatherine Asmussen

Chandra-Bot Coordinator: Manage Chandra-Bot InitiativeDavid Hensle

Equity Initiative Coordinator: Manage Equity Initiative - Aditi Misra

Uncertainty Initiative Coordinator: Manages the Uncertainty Initiative – Marty Milkovits w/ Flavia Tsang

LinkedIn Coordinator: Responsible for maintaining our LinkedIn group page, posting announcements, and ensuring frequent updates and engagement - Abigail Donkor

Decision-Making under Deep Uncertainty (DMDU) Initiative 

Volunteers to contribute to each of the challenge areas.

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Equity Initiative Team

Scope is in development.

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Chandra-Bot Initiative

Rigorously evaluate how well we evaluate each others' work!

Always looking for committed volunteers.

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Integrated Modeling Subcommittee

Actively participate in and support  the activities of the Subcommittee.

Always looking for committed volunteers.

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Emerging Methods Subcommittee

Actively participate in and support  the activities of the Subcommittee.

Always looking for committed volunteers.

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Statewide Modeling Subcommittee

Actively participate in and support  the activities of the Subcommittee.

Always looking for committed volunteers.

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Technology Transfer Subcommittee

Actively participate in and support  the activities of the Subcommittee. Meets monthly with work on the resource completed between meetings.

Always looking for committed volunteers.

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Paper Review Coordination Team

Support the Paper Review Coordinator in assigning reviewers to papers and managing the paper review process. Work typically peaks mid-August.

Always looking for committed volunteers.


Research Coordination

Support the Research Coordinator in maintaining a research roadmap and prioritizing calls for papers, research needs statements, etc.

Always looking for committed volunteers.

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Committee Membership Process

We just completed our triennual membership rotation in Spring 2024 and expect to commence revieweing applications for our next rotation cycle in  Fall 2026. 

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Committee Friends

Other Travel Forecasting Communities

Zephyr Foundation's mission is to advance rigorous transportation and land use decision-making for the public good by advocating for and supporting improved travel analysis, and facilitating its implementation.

Zephyr maintains a twitter feed, slack channel for conversations, and a LinkedIn page.  Past recorded events are available on its YouTube channel.

International Association of Travel Behavior Research

The Travel Modeling Improvement Program (TMIP) maintains a form/listserv which has served as the hearth of the travel forecasting community for decades.

Young Member Communities

To get involved, complete the email sign up form or contact Emily Lindsey (elindsey@drcog.org) for more details, or visit the subcommittee website.