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Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-06-037
Date: April 2006

Performance Plan Fiscal Year (FY) 2006-2007

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RD&T Organizational Chart

This organizational chart depicts the Office of Research, Development, and Technology‘s structure and organizational components.

The top box in the chart reflects that Dennis Judycki is the Associate Administrator of the Office of Research, Development, and Technology. The Associate Administrator for Research, Development, and Technology also directs the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center.

At the same level as the Associate Administrator is Debra Elston, Director of the Office of Corporate Research and Technology.

Under the Associate Administrator’s box on the chart is the Leadership Council, and below that is the Office of Resource Management. Doreen McCarthy is the director of that office.

The offices within the Office of Research, Development and Technology and the staff within those offices are as follows.

Office of Infrastructure Research and Development.

  • Gary Henderson, Director
  • Steve Chase, Research Program Manager for Infrastructure
  • Richard Livingston, Advanced Research Coordinator
  • Ian Friedland, Technical Director, Bridges and Structures Research and Development
  • Cheryl Richter, Technical Director, Pavement Research and Development
  • Lisa Williams, Program Coordinator
  • Bill Wright, Team Leader, Bridge Design and Construction Team
  • Sheila Rimal Duwadi, Team Leader, the Bridge Safety, Reliability, and Security Team
  • Joey Hartmann, Team Leader, Infrastructure Inspection and Management Team
  • Tom Harman, Team Leader, Pavement Materials and Construction Team
  • Katherine Petros, Team Leader, Pavement Design and Performance Modeling Team
  • Aramis López, Team Leader, Long-Term Pavement Performance Team.

Office of Safety Research and Development

  • Michael Trentacoste, Director
  • Mike Griffith, Technical Director, Advanced Research Team
  • Susanna Hughes-Reck, Technology Facilitator
  • Ken Opiela, Team Leader, Roadside Team
  • Ray Krammes, Team Leader, Roadway Team
  • Carol Tan, Team Leader, Safety Management Team
  • Tom Granda, Team Leader, Human Centered Systems Team

Office of Operations Research and Development

  • Toni Wilbur, Director
  • Robert Ferlis, Technical Director for Operations
  • Raj Ghaman, Team Leader, Travel Management Team
  • Gene McHale, Team Leader, Enabling Technologies Team

Office of Program Development and Evaluation

  • Marci Kenney, Director
  • Vacant, Senior Program Analyst
  • Donna McEnrue, Quality Coordinator, Laboratory Assessment Program Manager

Office of Research and Technology Services

  • John McCracken, Director
  • Martha Soneira, Team Leader, Strategic Communications Team
  • Terry Halkyard, Team Leader, Technology Marketing Team
  • Technical Reference Center
  • Research and Technology Product Distribution Center

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FY 2006/2007 Project Distribution Pie Chart

This pie chart shows the distribution of projects scheduled to be completed over the next several years. According to the chart, 35 percent of projects are scheduled for completion by fiscal year 2006; 40 percent of projects are scheduled for completion by fiscal year 2007; and 25 percent of projects are scheduled for completion by fiscal year 2008.

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Projects by Goal Bar Chart

This bar chart shows the number of projects that fall three goal categories. The categories are Safety, Mobility and Productivity, and Other. According to the chart, in fiscal year 2006, zero projects fell into the Other category, 20 projects fell into the Mobility and Productivity Category, and 20 projects fell into the Safety category. For fiscal year 2007, 1 project falls into the Other category, 26 projects fall into the Mobility and Productivity category, and 14 projects fall into the Safety category.

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