ATSIP Leadership

Executive Director

Tara Casanova Powell

Tara has a M.S. in Population and Community Ecology from Southern Connecticut State University. Tara has over 20 years of experience working as a traffic safety professional. She is currently the Principal of Casanova Powell Consulting, in independent traffic safety research organization that specializes in traffic safety program design and implementation, evaluation and research. more...

The ATSIP Executive Board

The Association of Transportation Safety Information Professionals (ATSIP) has an Executive Board of elected officers, composed of members from the various regions of the United States, liaisons from federal agencies, and other national and international organizations.


Chris Osbourn


Chris has been with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security since November 2004. He currently serves as the Department’s TITAN Program Director overseeing the TITAN Program and Tennessee’s traffic records management system, Predictive Analytics and Statistical Analysis, FARS, and GIS Services.  more...

Juliet Little

1st Vice President

Juliet Little has been with in the field of Highway Safety for over fourteen years.  She was instrumental in having Connecticut not only update its crash report and become MMUCC compliant but in the organization of the crash data repository. more..

Patrick Dolan

2nd Vice President/Program Chair

Patrick Dolan currently manages the statistics office for the TN Dept. of Safety and Homeland Security. He is an expert in traffic crash classification and crash data models, and has over eight years' experience working with traffic records systems and analysis more...

Robert Scopatz


Bob Scopatz has a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Columbia University. While working on his dissertation, he worked for the New York City Department of Transportation as a data analyst more...

Cory Hutchinson

Past President

Cory Hutchinson serves as the Director of the Highway Safety Research Group (HSRG) at Louisiana State University. He earned a MS in Quantitative Business Analysis, a MBA, and a PhD in Human Resource Education and Workforce Development from LSU.  more...

At Large Members

A member-at-large is responsible for projects reaching common goals, identifies problems and opportunities, sets goals, makes action plans, listens to and communicates officially with the executive board. Membership is open to any person, agency, company or organization that is involved with the collection, management, analysis, or use of transportation safety data.

Eric Tang

Eric Tang is a Senior Highway Safety Engineer at VHB with experience in the fields of transportation planning, transportation safety, and performance measurement. more...

Pete d'Oronzio

Pete d'Oronzio has been the president of Pd' Programming since 1987. He authored Intersection Magic and is the lead developer for Crash Magic Online. Pete has been involved with ATSIP and the Traffic Records Forum for almost that entire time.

Rhonda Stricklin

Rhonda Stricklin has been with the Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) at the University of Alabama since 2002. She currently serves as an Associate Director of the research center with her focus on Analysis, Outreach and Business Development aspects. more...

John McDonough

John McDonough, President of NISR, has been the principal instructor for NHTSA's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and Crash Report Sampling System (CRSS) since 2007. In addition to his work with NHTSA more...

Joe McCarthy

Joe McCarthy (PMP) is a Project Manager / System Engineer specializing in integrating and analyzing traffic records to optimize Highway Safety investment decisions. Joe has performed several statewide safety studies, and has been the state Traffic Records Project Manager for 5 years  more...

Karla Houston

Karla began her career working as an event planner and fundraiser and more recently, she worked in administration, preparedness and response for the State’s EMS providers. Her work at the Highway Safety Research Group involves  more ...

Stacey Manware

Jamie Whelan

Jamie’s early career was working within the medical field starting as a patient coordinator and having varying roles in this field such as billing specialist, medical transcriptionist and office manager. more...

Staci Hoff

Dr. Staci Hoff is the Director of the Washington Traffic Safety Commission’s Research and Data Division (RADD). The RADD manages the Washington Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), a source of fatal crash information provided to the traffic safety community more....

Parliamentarian Members

Parliamentarian members are long term ATSIP officers/consultants that are designated to serve as experts of the body of rules, ethics, and customs governing meetings and other operations of ATSIP.

Ralph ZimmerRalph Zimmer

Ralph W. Zimmer is an emeritus professor in the Montana State University Department of Civil Engineering. where he taught transportation engineering and led projects assisting the States of Montana and Minnesota in developing their traffic records systems.  He finished his career as Assistant to the Dean of the College of Engineering.  He is the only person who has attended every one of the Traffic Records Forums and has served as parliamentarian or co-parliamentarian for ages.

Patrick Dolan

Patrick Dolan currently manages the statistics office for the TN Dept. of Safety and Homeland Security. He is an expert in traffic crash classification and crash data models, and has over eight years' experience working with traffic records systems and analysis. Previously he served as the lead analyst for the Department’s predictive analytics program, the statistical analyst for the Department’s commercial vehicle enforcement unit, and as a statistical analyst for the Department’s Tennessee Integrated Traffic Analysis Network (TITAN) business unit.  more...

Jim Davis


The treasurer is a non-voting member of the ATSIP Board.

Hadi Shirazi

Hadi Shirazi is designated as the Statewide Traffic Engineering Management Manager for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.  He is working for the Departments for 29 years.  His duties involve performance of traffic engineering studies .  more...

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