Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Posted by: Brandi Williams
COMTO's Annual Transportation Braintrust: Transportation as a Civil Right, hosted in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, takes place this Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 3:00-5:00 PM in room 143-A at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. We encourage all COMTO members and friends of COMTO to come and be a part of this long standing tradition.
This year's Braintrust features a high-level panel of five accomplished transportation professionals moderated by Ms. Rhonda Briggins Riddley and featuring an appearance from The Honorable Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Panelists include:
The Honorable T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, Pht, MPH, Vice Chairman - National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
Michel J. Garner - Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer - State of New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Duane Callender - Director, U.S. DOT Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program
Margaret McKeough - Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer - Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA)
Lucinda Lessley- Democratic Policy Director for the House Committee on Oversight and Reform
We are looking forward to seeing you all there! Early arrival is suggested; in years past this has been a standing room only event. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the National Office at 202-857-8065.
Founded in 1971 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC, the Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) was created to provide a forum for minority professionals in the transportation industry.