TECHNICAL WORKING GROUPS
Chair -Paul Steinman, Florida DOT
Vice Chair - David Chase, New Hanpshire DOT
TWG 1- Legacy Programs - Paul Gilbert, Texas (Lead)
Strategic Objective:Continue to support FCC Program issues and initiatives, provide status updates on Frenquency Coordination contracts and license renewals due dates, support Interoperability, peer exchanges, training and education, best practices sharing, legacy systems transformation, and finally connecting with other committees within AASHTO and other Associations/entities.
TWG 2 - Spectrum Management - Randy Van Portfliet, Michigan (Lead)
Strategic ObjectiveContinue to provide review support on FCC and other federal and nationwide technical issues related to Spectrum Sharing and future communication technologies, Federal rule makings, develop issues based white papers and serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for AASHTO Committees and State DOTs at technical, policy and executive levels.
TWG 3 - Cyber Security - Russ Buckholz, North Dakota (Lead)
Strategic ObjectivesSupport the Nationwide Cybersecurity Strategic Task Force (CSTF) being organized by ITE and serve as AASHTO SME group to support the CS initiatives as related to research, policy, and framework for training, education, peer exchanges and necessary funding pertinent initiatives.
TWG 4 - Future and Emerging Technology - Ferdinand Milanes, Caltrans (Lead)
Strategic ObjectivesProvide a framework for DSRC and other pertinent license application and approval procedures using the current FCC license coordination methods as a baseline available approach and coordinate with all back haul initiatives related to the above listed CV and AV and other emerging technologies.