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California

Sri Balasubramanian, Caltrans – California DOT
Imad Basheer, Caltrans – California DOT
Ken Darby, Caltrans – California DOT
Kee Foo, Caltrans – California DOT
Joe Holland, Caltrans – California DOT
Kuo-Wei Lee, Caltrans – California DOT
Leo Mahserelli, Caltrans – California DOT
Deepak Maskey, Caltrans – California DOT
Doug Mason, Caltrans – California DOT
Linus Motumah, Caltrans – California DOT
Mehdi Parvini, Caltrans – California DOT
Hector Romero, Caltrans – California DOT
Hamed Sadati, Caltrans – California DOT

FHWA

Bob Orthmeyer, Federal Highway Administration

Illinois

Max Barry, Illinois Tollway
Jay Behnke, Illinois Tollway
Ross Bentsen, Illinois Tollway
Ryan Culton, Illinois DOT
Dan Gancarz, Illinois Tollway
Mark Gawedzinski, Illinois DOT
James Krstulovich, Illinois DOT
John Lavallee, Illinois Tollway
Brian Pfeifer, Illinois DOT
Supraja Reddy, Illinois Tollway
Signe Reichelt, Illinois Tollway
John Senger, Illinois DOT
Heather Shoup, Illinois DOT
Jake Sumeraj, Illinois Tollway
Megan Swanson, Illinois DOT
Charles Wienrank, Illinois DOT
Cindy Williams, Illinois Tollway
Tom Wilson, Illinois Tollway

Iowa

Chris Brakke, Iowa DOT
Ashley Buss, Iowa DOT
Jeff De Vries, Iowa DOT

Georgia**

John Hancock, Georgia DOT
Jacob Walker, Georgia DOT

Michigan

Matthew Bellgowan, Michigan DOT
Chris Byrum, Michigan DOT
Jason Clark, Michigan DOT
Steve Bower, Michigan DOT
Richard Endres, Michigan DOT
Robert Green, Michigan DOT
Allison Harris, Michigan DOT
Kevin Kennedy, Michigan DOT
Nathan Maack, Michigan DOT

Minnesota

Emil Bautista, Minnesota DOT
Terry Beaudry, Minnesota DOT
Kaye Bieniek, Minnesota Local Road Research Board – Olmstead County
John Brunkhorst, Minnesota Local Road Research Board – McLeod County
Jeff Brunner, Minnesota DOT
Tom Burnham, Minnesota DOT
Melissa Cole, Minnesota DOT
Shongtao Dai, Minnesota DOT
Lauren Dao, Minnesota DOT
Rebecca Embacher, Minnesota DOT
Glenn Engstrom, Minnesota DOT
Shannon Fiecke, Minnesota DOT
James Foldesi, St. Louis County, Minnesota
John Garrity, Minnesota DOT
Jerry Geib, Minnesota DOT
Jim Grothaus, Minnesota Local Road Research Board – U of M
Bernard Izevbekhai, Minnesota DOT
Eddie Johnson, Minnesota DOT
Elliot Keyes, Minnesota DOT
Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT
Tom Nordstrom, Minnesota DOT
Paul Oehme, Minnesota Local Road Research Board – Chanhassen
Greg Ous, Minnesota DOT
Joseph Podolsky, Minnesota DOT
John Siekmeier, Minnesota DOT
Linda Taylor, Minnesota DOT
Curt Turgeon, Minnesota DOT
Dave Van Deusen, Minnesota DOT
Ben Worel, Minnesota DOT
Tom Zimmerman, Minnesota DOT

Mississippi

Alex Middleton, Mississippi DOT
Heath Patterson, Mississippi DOT
Cindy Smith, Mississippi DOT

Missouri

Dave Ahlvers, Missouri DOT
Jason Blomberg, Missouri DOT
Lydia Brownell, Missouri DOT
Paul Denkler, Missouri DOT
John Donahue, Missouri DOT
Tom Fennessey, Missouri DOT
Willie Johnson, Missouri DOT
Matthew Kraus, Missouri DOT
Renee McHenry, Missouri DOT
Todd Miller, Missouri DOT
Dan Oesch, Missouri DOT
Bill Stone, Missouri DOT
Brett Trautman, Missouri DOT
Jonathan Varner, Missouri DOT

Nebraska

Bruce Barrett, Nebraska DOT
Wally Heyen, Nebraska DOT
Robert Rea, Nebraska DOT
Brandon Varilek, Nebraska DOT

New York**

Edward Collins, New York State DOT
Brett Dean, New York State DOT
Michael Heim, New York State DOT

Wisconsin

Ali Arabzadeh, Wisconsin DOT
Steve Hefel, Wisconsin DOT
Jeff Horsfall, Wisconsin DOT
Pete Kemp, Wisconsin DOT
Dan Kopacz, Wisconsin DOT
Steve Krebs, Wisconsin DOT
Tirupan Mandal, Wisconsin DOT
Girum Merine, Wisconsin DOT
Ali Morovatdar, Wisconsin DOT
Barry Paye, Wisconsin DOT

**Agencies only participating on the ICT Team/Veta initiatives.

Associate Members

Academia Members

Manik Barman, University of Minnesota – Duluth
Başak Bektaş, Minnesota State University – Mankato
Aaron Budge, Minnesota State University – Mankato
Bill Buttlar, University of Missouri - Columbia
Bora Cetin, Michigan State University
Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
Eshan Dave, University of New Hampshire
Sattar Dorafshan, University of Northh Dakota
Daba Gedafa, University of North Dakota
Oliver Giraldo-Londono, University of Missouri - Columbia
Elie Hajj, University of Nevada - Reno
Adam Hand, University of Nevada - Reno
Jialuo He, TriDurLE (Washington State University)
Dale Heglund, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (NDSU)
Jake Hiller, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute
David J. Jones, Pavement Research Center (University of California)
Lev Khazanovich, University of Pittsburgh
Ali Khosravi, Auburn University
Emin Kutay, Michigan State University
Rita Lederle, University of St. Thomas
Mihai Marasteanu, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Amy Epps Martin, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Angel Mateos, Pavement Research Center (University of California)
Mehran Mazari, Cal State LA
Somayeh Nassiri, Pavement Research Center (University of California)
Soheil Nazarian, Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems (UTEP)
Andrew Peterson, SD State's Local Transportation Assistance Program
Buzz Powell, NCAT (Auburn University)
David Saftner, University of Minnesota – Duluth
Baris Salman, Syracuse University
Xianming Shi, TriDurLE (Washington State University)
Xijun (Jeff) Shi, Texas State University
Jo Sias, University of New Hampshire
Nabil Suleiman, University of North Dakota
Peter Taylor, Institute for Transportation (ISU)
Steve Tritsch, Institute for Transportation (ISU)
Mark Tufenkjian, Cal State LA
Julie Vandenbossche, University of Pittsburgh
Greg Vavra, SD State's Local Transportation Assistance Program
Randy West, National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) (Auburn University)
Feng Wang, Texas State University
Leif Wathne, Iowa State University
James Wilde, Texas State University
Chris William, Asphalt Materials & Paving Program (Iowa State University)
Zhanping You, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute
Fujie Zhou, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Association Members

Brandon Brever, Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA)
Steve Cross, Asphalt Recycling & Reclaiming Assoc. (ARRA)
Fred Corrigan, Aggregate & Ready Mix Association of Minnesota
Paul Imbrock, Indiana Soybean Alliance
Madeline Lilly, Indiana Soybean Alliance
Hadi Rashidi, National Stone Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA)
Jackie Spoor, Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association
Dan Staebell, Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA)
Brandon Strand, Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA)
Jason Wielinski, Asphalt Recycling & Reclaiming Association (ARRA)
Brett Williams, National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)
Richard Willis, National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)

Private Industry Members

Allen Akowicz, Pacific Geosource
Paul Angerhofer, MOBA
Brent Bergman, Surface Systems and Instruments, Inc. (SSI)
Robert Betsold, All States Materials Group
Jay Bianchini, Collaborative Aggregates, LLC
Rod Birdsall, All States Materials Group
Justin Black, Minnesota Paving and Materials
Andrea Blanchette, Terracon
Tom Brovold, Testquip, LLC
Mike Byrnes, Mathy Construction Company
Douglas Carlson, Liberty Tire Recycling
Adam Carmichael, Infrasense, Inc.
George Chang, The Transtec Group, Inc.
Denis Charland, Fugro USA Land, Inc.
Igor De la Varga, CarbonCure
Jolee Dominowski, Dow Chemical Company
Ervin Dukatz, Flyereld Consulting
Eric Dunford, CarbonCure
Colin Durante, Pavement Technologies, Inc
Tyler Eckenrode, Flint Hills Resources, LP
Jonathan Fischer, Owens Corning
Michael Fresithler, Bio-Based Spray Systems, LLC
Kevin Garcia, Trimble, Inc.
Alf Gardiner, Braun Intertec
Stacy Glidden, Payne and Dolan, Inc.
Bill Hall, Resource Recycling Systems
Kris Hansen, 3M Transportation Safety Div.
Andrew Hanz, MTE Services
Katie Hasslett, HRG Lab
Ken Holton, Pavement Technologies, Inc
Daniel Jones, Earth Science Systems, LLC
Nathan Just, Caterpillar Paving Products, Inc.
Dennis Kelley, J. Rettenmaier USA LP
Candice Kohn, Pacific Geosource
Joe Korzilius, SRF Consulting
Tim Kowalski, Wirtgen America
Narsingh Laikram, Wirtgen America
Brett Lambden, Husky Energy, Inc.
Devin Laubhan, Trimble, Inc.
Chad Longcore, J. Rettenmaier USA LP
Todd Mansell, Caterpillar Paving Products, Inc.
Ken Maser, Infrasense
John McConahy, Surface Tech
Luke Meyer, Bio-Based Spray Systems, LLC
Danial Mirzaiyanrajeh, Solmax
Kiran Mohanraj, The Transtec Group, Inc.
Sean Monkman, CarbonCure
Evan Monroe, Topcon Positioning Systems
Pete Montenegro, Collaborative Aggregates, LLC
Brian Nagel, Caterpillar Paving Products, Inc.
Monte Niemi, First State Tire Recycling
Charles Oden, Earth Science Systems, LLC
Matthew Offenberg, Owens Corning
Chibuike Ogbo, Terracon
Eric Olson, Solmax
Matt Oman, Mathy Construction
Brian Orr, BASF
James Preston, Topcon Positioning Systems
Michael Radler, Dow Chemical Company
Mike Reif, WSB & Associates, Inc
David L. Rettner, American Engineering Testing, Inc.
Roger Roberts, GSSI
Michael Robson, Fugro USA Land, Inc.
Timo Saarenketo, Roadscanners USA, Inc.
Steve Santa Cruz, Surface Tech
Nick Schaefer, Surface Systems and Instruments, Inc. (SSI)
Dan Schellhammer, Midstate Reclamation, Inc.
Guy Sisler, Husky Energy, Inc.
Rob Sommerfeldt, GSSI
Dave Stanczak, Asphalt Materials, Inc.
Dan Swiertz, Asphalt Materials, Inc.
Hassan Tabatabaee, Cargill Industrial Specialties
Chris Theriot, Resource Recycling Systems
Kim Tolzmann, Minnesota Paving and Materials
Derek Tompkins, American Engineering Testing, Inc.
Brett Towns, Tricor Refining
Chris Trboyevich, SRF Consulting
Dan Wegman, Braun Intertec
David White, Ingios Geotechnics, Inc.
George White, Pavia Systems
Jason Wielinski, ARRA
Chris Winiecki, Payne and Dolan, Inc.