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COMTO/CBCF Annual Braintrust

Tuesday, September 13, 2016   (0 Comments)
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.