Transportation Operations

This subcommittee strives to improve all areas of transportation operations by providing training and support to a diverse group of engineers, technicians, contractors, and county/local government representatives. The members of this subcommittee represent various areas of expertise and roles/responsibilities throughout the industry in order to best serve the needs of Maryland’s transportation community. Recognizing that operations is affected by design solutions, construction, maintenance, asset management, and incident management, this group is inherently connected to many other subcommittees within MdQI.


Positively impact Maryland’s transportation operations culture by using advancements in construction, maintenance and asset management while embracing partnerships.


  • Support collaboration, relationship and issue resolution processes to positively impact transportation operations among all industry partners and stakeholders.

  • Support continuous process improvement and advancements in the areas of construction, maintenance, and asset management.

  • Champion for increased use of Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) strategies to better manage the transportation network.

  • Act as an industry clearing house for transportation resiliency, including planning, design, construction, and maintenance operations.

Subcommittee Members


Corren Johnson, MDOT SHA District 5, 410.841.1001

Jaime McKay, WSP, 410.767.3754


  • Ayan Ghosh, MDOT Maryland Transit Administration

  • Breck Jeffers, FHWA

  • Bob Hackman, American Concrete Pavement Association

  • Bret Hadzimichalis, Pennoni

  • Bryan Smith, Wagman

  • James Folden, Century Engineering

  • Joe Manning, Wallace Montgomery

  • Joe Vervier, OED – MDOT State Highway Administration

  • John Wolford, District 6 – MDOT State Highway Administration

  • Kevin Oberheim, RK&K

  • Marshall Klinefelter, Maryland Asphalt Association

  • Mohammad Raqip, OTMO – MDOT State Highway Administration

  • Phil Peters, P. Flanigan & Sons

  • Pranoy Choudhury, EBA Engineering

  • Puskar Kar, ATCS

  • Ray Seipp, American Concrete Pavement Association

  • Roy Wang, CST Engineering Inc.

  • Tom Evans, MRMCA

  • Vance Tsiamis, RK&K