2019 NTICC AGENDA

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 16

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM // PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

CREATING PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ACTION PLANS FOR TRIBAL COMMUNITIES

Ian Thomas, America Walks

Michia Casebier, M.G. Tech-Writing

Dani Hess, Montana State University

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM // HEAVY EQUIPMENT ROADEO

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM // PRE-CONFERENCE MEETING

SAFETY MANAGEMENT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING

Adam Larsen, Federal Highway Administration

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 17

 

NTICC OPENING

Todd Macalady, The Center for Tribal Transportation

 

POSTING OF THE COLORS & DRUMS

Rocky Boy Veterans

INVOCATION

Rocky Boy Veterans

TRB ADDRESS

Ron Hall, Bubar & Hall Consulting, LLC 

INTERTRIBAL TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION WELCOME

C. "John" Healy Sr., President, Intertribal Transportation Association

TRIBAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM COORDINATING COMMITTEE

Dakota Longbrake, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

U.S. GAO AND TRIBAL-RELATED ISSUES

Mike Armes, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Alyssa Hundrup, U.S. Government Accountability Office

 

TRIBAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM UPDATE

Brian Allen, Federal Highway Administration Office of Tribal Transportation

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS UPDATE

Sheldon Kipp, Bureau of Indian Affairs Division of Transportation

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM // WORKSHOP 1  

                                  

SAFETY

DEVELOPING DATA FOR CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY PROGRAMS               

Carrie Brown, Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center

       

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

GAO-17-423 and GAO-19-22: TRIBAL TRANSPORTATION AND CONSULTATION REPORTS

Mike Armes, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Aisha Cabrer, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Alyssa Hundrup, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Swati Thomas, U.S. Government Accountability Office 

TRANSIT

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION AND NATIONAL TRANSIT DATABASE REPORTING

Murtaza Naqvi, Federal Transit Administration

PLANNING

MAPPING: NGS NEW DATUMS, SPCS2022 UPDATE AND A TRIBAL PERSPECTIVE

Wallace Gladstone, Northern Engineering & Consulting Inc.

William Stone, NOAA's National Geodetic Survey

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION

MAINTENANCE WELDING TRAINING

Anthony Stampe, ALS Enterprises, LLC.

HOT TOPICS

EXTENDING TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Matthew S. Jaffe, Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP

 

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM // WORKSHOP 2  

SAFETY 

MOVEMENT FOR STANDARDIZED MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH DATA FOR TRIBAL NATIONS

Tabatha Harris, Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

HOW TO HIRE AND MANAGE A CONSULTANT - THE ART OF WRITING A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)

Todd Brockmann, Federal Highway Administration

TRANSIT

TRIBAL TRANSIT: DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATORS, FUNDING NEEDS, AND LIVABILITY

Ranjit Godavarthy, Small Urban and Rural Transit Center

Elvis Ndembe, Small Urban and Rural Transit Center

Jill Hough, Small Urban and Rural Transit Center

Jeremy, Mattson, Small Urban and Rural Transit Center

 

PLANNING

EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATING SAFETY WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS 

Pamela Beer, Cambridge Systematics

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION

BASICS OF A GOOD ROAD

Todd Macalady, The Center for Tribal Transportation

HOT TOPICS

ICE ROADS AND SNOWMOBILE TRAILS CONNECTING RURAL ALASKA

Patrick Samson, Orutsararmiut Native Council

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 18

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM // WORKSHOP 3  

SAFETY

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY STRATEGIES PANEL: POLICY IMPLEMENTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENGAGEMENT [PART 1]

Margo Hill, Spokane Tribe - Mobility of Indigenous Women - MMIW
HollyAnna DeCoteau Littlebull, Yakama Nation - Pedestrian Safety
Art Muller, Citizen Potawatomi Nation - Citizen Potawatomi Nation Sidewalk Safety
Ian Thomas, America Walks

Sheri Bozic, Pueblo of Jemez- Pueblo of Jemez
Trails & Bikeways Facility Plan

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

BRINGING A ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT TO FRUITION, FEATURING A PROTOTYPE FAST CAST BRIDGE PROJECT 

Tom Edwards, Cross Timbers Consulting 

Andy Vanaman, Premier Steel

TRANSIT

MOBILITY: THREE COMMUNITIES, THREE DIFFERENT SOLUTIONS

David Kack, Small Urban, Rural and Tribal Center on Mobility

 

PLANNING

ROLE OF ARIZONA TRIBES IN TRANSPORTATION DECISION MAKING

Ermalinda Gene, Arizona Department of Transportation Tribal Liaison

Donald Sneed, Arizona Department of Transportation Tribal Liaison

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION

MAINTENANCE WELDING TRAINING

Anthony Stampe, ALS Enterprises, LLC.

HOT TOPICS

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES IN THE BILLINGS AREA: TRIBAL CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSFUL PREVENTION METHODS 

Jordan Vandjelovic, MPH Injury Prevention Specialist Billings Area Indian Health Service

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM // WORKSHOP 4  

SAFETY

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY STRATEGIES: POLICY IMPLEMENTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENGAGEMENT [PART 2]
Margo Hill, Spokane Tribe- Mobility of Indigenous Women - MMIW
HollyAnna DeCoteau Littlebull, Yakama Nation-Pedestrian Safety
Art Muller, Citizen Potawatomi Nation-Citizen Potawatomi Nation Sidewalk Safety
Ian Thomas, America Walks
Sheri Bozic, Pueblo of Jemez 
Pueblo of JemezTrails & Bikeways Facility Plan

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PROJECT CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT & DOCUMENTATION

Karl Gleason, Federal Highway Administration

TRANSIT

eLEARNING MODULES FOR TRIBAL TRANSIT TRAINING

Rob Lynch, Small Urban and Rural Transit Center 

PLANNING

LRTP - AN INNOVATIVE LOOK AT PROJECT PRIORITIZATION; STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE MARKETING WITHIN YOUR TRIBE

Matthew Riddell, Qk4, Inc.

Maggie Downs, Qk4, Inc. 

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION

NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE

Sid Clark, Vanway 

HOT TOPICS

TRIBAL TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAMS IN MONTANA

Sheila Cozzie, Montana Department of Transportation Cultural Liaison

Eileen Henderson, Blackfeet Nation

 

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM // WORKSHOP 5  

SAFETY

ROAD SAFETY BINGO

Adam Larsen, Federal Highway Administration


PROJECT MANAGEMENT

TRIBAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM ONLINE REPORTING TOOL (PORT)

Danny Capri, Federal Highway Administration

 

TRANSIT

TRIBAL TRANSIT'S ROLE IN COUNTERING HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Kristen Joyner, South West Transit Association

Margo Hill, Spokane Tribe 
 

PLANNING

CLAIM YOUR FRAME

Dr. Nicolas J. Ward, Montana State University 

 

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION 

CRACK SEAL WORKSHOP AND DEMONSTRATION [PART 1]

Brandi Julian, Crafco

Bryan Darling, Crafco

 

HOT TOPICS 

THE ROADS OF OUR DESTINY - NATIVE AMERICAN TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT [PART 1]

Jody Clark, Native American Multi Enterprises

Josiah Brown, New York's Best Experiences, Famous Destination Marketing

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM // WORKSHOP 6 

SAFETY

A SNAPSHOT OF SAFE NATIVE AMERICAN PASSENGERS

Carrie Brown, Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center

Tabatha Harris, Tribal Injury Prevention Resource Center 
 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PROGRAMMATIC USE OF CM/GC DELIVERS BIG RESULTS

Chris McCray, PE, Pawnee Nation

Frank Hickson, PE, CONSOR Engineers

TRANSIT 

UNIQUE ELEMENTS OF PROVIDING EFFECTIVE TRIBAL CUSTOMER SERVICE 

Kristen Joyner, South West Transit Association

PLANNING

GIS TRIBAL MAPPING PROJECT 

John Healy, Fort Belknap Transportation Department

Amy Darlinton, Northern Engineering & Consulting, Inc.

Stephanie Rodriguez, Northern Engineering & Consulting, Inc.

Dawn Chandler, Fort Belknap Transportation Department 
 

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION

CRACK SEAL WORKSHOP AND DEMONSTRATION [PART 2]

Brandi Julian, Crafco

Bryan Darling, Crafco
 

HOT TOPICS

TTP BRIDGE FUNDING APPLICATION PROCESS AND TRIBAL BRIDGE INSPECTION 

Russell Garcia, Federal Highway Administration- TTP Bridge- Application and Inspection

Mike Vasquez, Bureau of Indian Affairs- Inventories, Inspections and Improvements- BIA DOT Bridge Program

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM // WORKSHOP 7  

SAFETY

LAYERING MULTIPLE DATA SOURCES FOR A MORE COMPLETE LOOK AT MOTOR VEHICLE FATALITIES AMONG AMERICAN INDIANS AND ALASKA NATIVES

Jodi Lapidus, Oregon Health and Science University

Tam Lutz, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Nicole Smith, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

MANAGING YOUR TRIBAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM

Todd Macalady, Center for Tribal Transportation 

 

TRANSIT

BUILDING A STRONGER TRIBAL TRANSIT TEAM TO MEET THE MISSION [PART 1]

Walt Diangson, South West Transit Association

Kristen Joyner, South West Transit Association


PLANNING

I AM A LEADER

Dale Heglund, North Dakota State University 

 

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION

PREVENTING FALLS DURING TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION [PART 1]

Bruce Drewes, 3T Group

 

HOT TOPICS  

REVOLUTIONARY ROAD TECHNOLOGY - LEARN HOW THE NAVAJO NATION HAS EMPLOYED THIS TECHNOLOGY

President Russell Begaye, Navajo Nation

Bob Sherwin, Lithified Technologies

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM // WORKSHOP 8  

SAFETY 

DATA DRIVEN SAFETY COUNTERMEASURES FOR WALKING IN INDIAN COUNTRY

Michael Petesch, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Sidra Starkovich, Bois Forte Tribe
 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT 

FROM MILLIONS OF ROCKS TO MILLIONS OF DOLLAR$: A FOUR PRONGED APPROACH TO STARTING AN AGGREGATE BUSINESS [PART 1]

Duane Matt, Division of Energy and Mineral Development, USDOI

 

TRANSIT 

BUILDING A STRONGER TRIBAL TRANSIT TEAM TO MEET THE MISSION [PART 2]

Walt Diangson, South West Transit Association

Kristen Joyner, South West Transit Association

PLANNING  
INDIAN HIGHWAY SAFETY GRANTS - WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW DO THEY BENEFIT TRIBES?

Lawrence Robertson, BIA Indian Highway Safety Program

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION 

PREVENTING FALLS DURING TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION [PART 2]

Bruce Drewes, 3T Group 
 

HOT TOPICS 

202(a)(9) FUNDING TRANSFER MECHANISM: HOW TO CONVERT FEDERAL-AID FUNDS TO TTP DOLLARS

Vivian Philbin, Federal Highway Administration

Brian Allen, Federal Highway Administration

Andrew Caulum, Division of Indian Affairs, Office of the Solicitor

 

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM // WORKSHOP 9  

SAFETY  

SAFETY MATTERS: ADDRESSING DRIVER BEHAVIORS

Sam Sinclair, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Jamie Burns, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Tom Bragan, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT  

FROM MILLIONS OF ROCKS TO MILLIONS OF DOLLAR$: A FOUR PRONGED APPROACH TO STARTING AN AGGREGATE BUSINESS [PART 1]

Duane Matt, Division of Energy and Mineral Development, USDOI

TRANSIT  

THE IMPORTANT ROLES OF THE TRIBAL TRANSIT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR AND DISPATCHER 

Walt Diangson, South West Transit Association

Kristen Joyner, South West Transit Association

PLANNING  

BRINGING A ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT TO FRUITION, FEATURING A PROTOTYPE FAST CAST BRIDGE PROJECT

Tom Edwards, Cross Timbers Consulting 

Andy Vanaman, Premier Steel

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION  

THE DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE OF GRAVEL ROADS [PART 1] 

Bruce Drewes, 3T Group
 

HOT TOPICS  

NATIONAL TZD STRATEGY: ROAD MAP TO IMPLEMENTATION WORKSHOP

Chelsea Arbury, Center for Transportation Studies
Stephanie Malinoff, Center for Transportation Studies

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM // WORKSHOP 10  

SAFETY  

SAFETY PLAN WORKSHOP

Kimberly Vachal, PhD., North Dakota State University

Adam Larsen, Federal Highway Administration

Sam Sinclair, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

PROJECT MANAGEMENT  

NON-TRADITIONAL ALLOWABLE USES OF TTP FUNDS

Danny Capri, Federal Highway Administration

TRANSIT 

SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR TRIBAL TRANSIT AND ROADWAY TRANSPORTATION

Walt Diangson, Southwest Transit Association
 

PLANNING  

NEPA AND ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE

David Cremer, FHWA OTT Environmental Protection Specialist

Melissa Passes, BIA RMR Branch Chief Environmental Services

John Kill Eagle, Bureau of Indian Affairs   

MAINTENANCE & PRESERVATION 

THE DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE OF GRAVEL ROADS [PART 2]

Bruce Drewes, 3T Group
 

HOT TOPICS  

THE ROADS OF OUR DESTINY - NATIVE AMERICAN TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT [PART 2]

Jody Clark, Native American Multi Enterprises

Josiah Brown, New York's Best Experiences, Famous Destination Marketing

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