Dean Lehman, PE Assistant Deputy Director Transportation Branch, Traffic & Lighting Division,LA County Dept. of Public Works 2nd General ITECPP Meeting - Spring 2016 Thursday, April 28, 2016 Room 17.2646 Transportation Lab
Synopsis of Dean’s Presentation Dean will provide a brief overview of the Department of Public Works and then will discuss Traffic Engineering performed by the Department.
Biography Dean Lehman is an Assistant Deputy Director with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works and currently heads Traffic & Lighting Division. Dean joined the Department in 1980 and has served in several divisions prior to his current assignment. During his 35-year career, he has also served as a Board and/or committee member for various National, State, and Regional professional organizations. Dean is a Professional Civil Engineer in California. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. Dean represents the County Engineers Association of California on the Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Committee and is also an active member of the California Strategic Highway Safety Plan Update. The following is a brief summary of his current responsibilities for the Department:
Traffic infrastructure including 928 signalized intersections, 65,000 street lights, and 210,000 signs.
Traffic infrastructure for contract cities including 900 signalized intersections, 35,000 street lights and providing traffic engineering services as requested.
Annual budget of $65 million, a staff of 135 employees and various consultant contracts.
Coordinates with County Counsel to defend the Department in transportation related lawsuits.
Mike beyke Spring 2016
Mike Beyke Business Development Manager, Rodefx/Iteris 1st General ITECPP Meeting - Spring 2016 Thursday, February 18, 2016 Room 17.2646 Transportation Lab
- Mike has 15 years experience in the traffic industry as a representative selling the Iteris Video Detection Systems.
- Iteris is a leader in Video Detection with over 150,000 systems in operation worldwide.
- Iteris has been first to market with a hybrid radar/video detection system and first to market with a bicycle differentiation system.
zaki mustafa Winter 2016
Zaki Mustafa Los Angeles Department of Transportation, Principal Transportation Engineer
5th General ITECPP Meeting - Winter 2016 Thursday, March 3, 2016 Room 17.2646 Transportation Lab
He has been very active with Institute of Transportation Engineers for more than 33 years and served at all levels of ITE leadership: as a Student Chapter President, Section President, District President, International Board and recently as the International President.
As the principal transportation engineer for traffic operations, he supervises all of the city-wide district offices and is responsible for the traditional traffic engineering investigations and authorization for all of the traffic control devices for the city.
While serving as the Executive Officer his team designed and installed over 175 miles of bike lanes, designed and installed City’s first People Plaza, designed and installed City’s first 4 parklets, introduced City’s new Continental crosswalk, and designed the City’s first low-cost traffic-calming pedestrian enhancement project as part of Mayor’s initiative, “Great Streets” on Broadway which is being implemented now
kenneth lamb Winter 2016
Kenneth Lamb Assistant Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Fourth General ITECPP Meeting - Winter 2016 Thursday, February 18, 2016 Room 17.2646 Transportation Lab
Kenneth Lamb is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Cal Poly Pomona. Prior to his academic career, he was a Supervising Designer in the water/wastewater division at G.C. Wallace Inc. in Las Vegas, NV. During his graduate work Kenneth researched methods for improving water supply forecasts for the Colorado River Basin. Kenneth is a licensed Civil Engineer in the State of Nevada. He holds a B.S. and Ph.D in Engineering from the University of Nevada Las Vegas as well as a Masters of Civil Engineering from Norwich University.
giancarlo ganddini, t.e. winter 2016
Giancarlo Ganddini, T.E. Manager of Traffic Engineering, Kunzman Associates, Inc.
Second General ITECPP Meeting - Winter 2016 Thursday, January 21, 2016 Room 17.2646 Transportation Lab
Giancarlo Ganddini is Manager of Traffic Engineering at Kunzman Associates, Inc. and is currently serving as President of the ITE Southern California Section. Giancarlo is a Registered Traffic Engineer with professional experience in traffic engineering and transportation planning for public and private sector projects throughout Southern California. He has been involved in over 100 traffic engineering and transportation planning projects, including traffic impact analyses for environmental documentation (CEQA), circulation and access evaluations, traffic/parking management plans, and technical peer reviews. He has developed a strong technical competency of numerous traffic analysis methodologies and related computer applications. Giancarlo is passionate about applying these skills to meet a variety of project needs and provide high-quality solutions that will ultimately shape our transportation environment. Giancarlo Ganddini has extensive experience in traffic engineering and transportation planning for public and private sector projects throughout Southern California. He has worked on over 100+ projects, with an emphasis on traffic impact studies for environmental documentation (CEQA). His many years of leadership involvement in the Institute of Transportation Engineers have enabled him to build relationships with colleagues and remain well-informed of current best-practices and developing transportation trends. He has developed a strong technical competency of many traffic analysis methodologies, tools, and applications. Giancarlo is passionate about applying these skills to meet a variety of project needs and provide high-quality solutions that will ultimately shape our transportation environment.
Jenny grote Fall 2015
Jenny Grote Deputy Street Transportation Director of Phoenix, Arizona Director of International ITE
Fourth General ITECPP Meeting - Fall 2015 Thursday, November 12, 2015 U-Hour Room 17.2646 Transportation Lab
Jenny Grote has been employed by the City of Phoenix in the Street Transportation Department for nearly 30 years. She was the first female traffic engineer for the City and spent most of her career in the Traffic Services (Operations) Division until she was promoted three years ago to Deputy Street Transportation Director over the Street Maintenance Division. As part of a Deputy rotation at the end of last year, she moved to the Planning, Design and Programming Division; still on the 5th floor. Jenny's career began in Denver, Colorado with the consulting firm of BRW, Inc. after receiving her B.S. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Colorado. She is a registered Professional Engineer in Arizona and a certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineer. Jenny also has 29 years of leadership experience in ITE: Arizona Section President; Western District President, International Director in the late 90’s; International President in 2002; and Western District Administrator for eight years. Jenny has the unique opportunity to serve as International Director on the International Board for another three-year term, which ends in December. Jenny and her husband, Wulf, have two daughters; one with a degree in Landscape Architecture from Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo, and a junior majoring in Photography at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
Johnathan hofert fall 2015
Jonathan Hofert Senior Engineer at Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Third General ITECPP Meeting - Fall 2015 Thursday, October 29, 2015 U-Hour Room 17.2646 Transportation Lab Jonathan will be discussing his current Transit related projects including the recently substantially complete Foothill Extension Phase 2A and soon to be substantially complete Expo Phase 2.
Jonathan is an engineer with 8 years of transportation engineering experience. He started off as an Intern for the City of Corona in 2003. He has gained experience while working at RBF Consulting, Parsons Brinckerhoff and now he is working for LA Metro as a senior engineer in their program management department. He joined ITE after graduating from Cal Poly Pomona, with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Transportation. He continued his education at Cal Poly Pomona by receiving a master’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Transportation. His passion for Cal Poly did not stop at two degrees, he is a part time lecturer at Cal Poly Pomona teaching classes such as Highway Lab and advising senior projects. He looks forward to seeing you all at future professional ITE meetings.