About

ITS Arizona

The Intelligent Transportation Society of Arizona is the leading advocate for technologies that improve the safety, security and efficiency of the nation’s surface transportation system. Our 300+ members include public agencies, private corporations and academic institutions involved in the research, development and design of Intelligent Transportation Systems technologies that enhance safety, increase mobility and sustain the environment

The Intelligent Transportation Society of Arizona is a chapter of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America). ITS Arizona is a non-profit organization founded in 1994 consisting of transportation professionals dedicated to improving transportation efficiency and safety, using advanced technologies.

ITS Arizona Chapter Bylaws
Past ITS Arizona Presidents
Past ITS Arizona Members of the Year

Board of Directors

David Lucas
President

David is the Traffic Technology Branch Manager at the Maricopa County Department of Transportation and has over 25 years of experience in the ITS field. He has earned a Bachelor and Master of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona. Read More

Michelle Beckley PE
Vice President

Michelle is a Project Engineer at Y2K Engineering and has seven years of experience in traffic engineering and transportation planning, specifically in safety, traffic operations, and active transportation planning. Read More

Srini Goundla PE, PTOE
Secretary

Srini is a Senior Traffic Engineer with AZTEC Engineering. Srini has over 20 years of experience in managing Traffic Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems projects in both public and private sectors. His experience includes Read More

Adam Carreon PE
Treasurer

Adam Carreon is part of the Operational Traffic and Safety Group within the TSMO Division at ADOT where he has developed his love for transportation over the past 16 years. Adam’s first 11 years at ADOT were in construction where he built projects all over the state. He then spent 2 years within Traffic Design before switching to TSMO. He is Read More

Arnab Gupta MBA, PE
Past-President

Arnab Gupta serves as the Director of Design for the Blue Line Light Rail Project for Austin Transit Partnership. Arnab has over 17 years of experience in the planning, design and systems integration for Technology projects. He has a Master’s degree in Civil Read More

Hunter Venne PE
Member-at-Large

Hunter has six years of civil engineering experience at Dibble Engineering. She started as an intern while completing her bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. She completed her Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering at Arizona State University in 2016 where she also went on to receive her Master’s in Read More

Jeff Jenq PhD
Member-at-Large

Jeff has 24 years of experience in ITS research, planning and operations. He currently serves as the ITS Program Manager for Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG). Prior to joining MAG Jeff served as the Director, ITS Planning, Operations and Research for OZ Engineering.Read More

Mike Washkowiak
Member-at-Large

Mike Washkowiak is an Associate Vice President with Iteris’ Transportation Systems division. He has over 21 years of experience; including ITS, emerging technologies, multimodal systems, and transportation operations projects. Mike is well versed in all aspects of the design and planning Read More

Steve McKenzie
Member-at-Large

Steve McKenzie is ITS Engineer with City of Peoria, AZ. Steve has over 22 years of extensive experience working in the traffic engineering field here in Arizona starting with the City of Phoenix. Steve is responsible for running the traffic signalRead More

Eric Nava
Alternate Member-at-Large

Mr. Eric Nava is a Transportation Engineer III at the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) since 2013. His experience in dynamic traffic assignment (DTA) and regional operations planning has brought him to MAG Read More

Stephen Doubek, PE, PMP
Alternate Member-at-Large

Stephen Doubek is a Traffic Design Branch Manager for MCDOT.  He has over 10 years of experience in traffic engineering including planning, design, and implementation of ITS solutions in Arizona.  He graduated Northern Read More

Advisory Panel

The volunteer advisory panel is made up of ITS Arizona Past Presidents who remain involved with the organization and serve as a valuable resource to the board given their years of service to ITS Arizona. Membership is limited to ITS Arizona Past Presidents and they are appointed as non-voting volunteers.

Faisal Saleem
Past-President (2004-2005)

Faisal Saleem joined as the Director of National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) early 2022. In his new role Faisal looks forward to fulfilling the strategic direction of the Center by serving and engaging broad TSMO community of professionalRead More

Scott Miller
Past-President (2006-2007)

Scott Miller is a public transportation planning professional with 27 years of transit system and operations planning.  Scott has worked on Federal Transit Administration funded alternatives analyses, environmental analyses, and capital designRead More

Dave Bruggeman, PE, PTOE
Past-President (1995-1996)

Dave Bruggeman is a Principal with Lee Engineering, a Phoenix-based consulting firm specializing in ITS and traffic engineering design and studies, and was an original Founding Father of ITS Arizona, serving as Treasurer and President. Read More

Sanjay Paul, PhD, PE, PTOE, PTP, RSP
Past-President (2020)

Dr. Sanjay Paul is HDR’s Desert Southwest Area Traffic Business Leader. He offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the space of transportation technology, intelligent transportation systems, evolving mobility and predictive safety in addition Read More

2021-2022

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ITS Arizona
PO Box 67043, Phoenix, AZ 85082