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Warren Michelsen
Warren Michelsen is the membership chair for the Met Section. He is the Department Manager for Traffic Engineering / Transportation Planning at SIMCO Engineering.
Anthony Mariani
Anthony Mariani co-chairs the Young Members Committee for the Met Section. He is Senior Project Engineer on the Traffic Engineering & ITS team at Maser Consulting.
Mike Salatti
Michael Salatti, PE, PTOE, RSP serves as the Met Section Administrator since he stewarded its incorporation in 2008. An ITE member since 1980, he currently serves on the International Board of Direction and specifically on the One ITE Task force. He is a 38 year Veteran at GPI, serving as Sr Vice President and its Director of Transportation Services in the NY metro area.
Emad Makarious
Emad Makarious, P.E., PTOE, Chairs the Met Section Emerging Trends and Policies Committee. He is a LeadershipITE alumni. He is an Administrative Engineer and Senior Traffic Engineer at NYCDOT of Transportation Services/ITS in the NYC.
Lu Ding
Lu Ding, PE, PTOE is a member of the Met Section Executive Board and is a Senior Transportation Engineer at the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority.
Rob McAvoy
Rob McAvoy serves as the Met Section Web Master. He specializes in Traffic Engineering at Maser Consulting, P.A.
Marvin Gersten
Marvin Gersten is a former Principal Project Manager at Parsons Brinckerhoff. He is currently the Chairman of the Met Section’s Dr. Louis J. Pignataro Memorial Transportation Engineering Education Award.
Amanda Feeley
Amanda M. Feeley, PE, PTOE is a co-chair of the Central Jersey Local Arrangements Committee. She is a Traffic Engineer at Gannett Fleming.
Amir Rizavi
Amir Rizavi, PE, ENV SP is a member of the Met Section Executive Board. He also serves as the Vice Chair of ITE’s Transportation Consultants Council. He is the Director of Transportation Systems for VHB’s NYC office.
Warren Michelsen
Warren Michelsen, P.E., PTOE is ITE Met Section’s Membership Chair. He is also a Senior Vice President and in charge of the Transportation Division of SIMCO Engineering.
Andy Kaplan
Andy Kaplan is a Leadership ITE Alumn, and active with the ITE Transportation Safety Council and ITE Advocacy Committee. Andy is the Assistant Manager at Agency Operations Center, PANYNJ.
Farukh Ijaz
Farukh Ijaz, P.E. serves on the ITE Met Section Executive Board. He is a LeadershipITE alumni, active with ITE CA/AV steering committee and ITS NJ Forum On Technology committee. He is a Project Manager at Kimley-Horn.
Tom Pagano
Tom serves on the local arrangements team for the Met Section. He is a Senior Transportation Engineer with Sam Schwartz.
Alfred Yeung
Alfred Yeung, PE serves as the co-chair of the Professional Development committee and is an engineer at VHB with experience in site redevelopment and transportation improvement projects.
Jeevanjot Singh
Jeevanjot Singh, PMP co-chairs the Emerging Trends and Policies Committee. She is the Program & Contract Manager for the Intelligent Transportation Systems – Resource Center at NJDOT. She is involved with Connected Vehicles, Smarter Work Zones Initiatives (EDC-3), SHRP2 L01/06 and other Arterial initiatives.
Ray DiBiase
Ray DiBiase, PE, PTOE, PTP is a co-chair of the Professional Development Committee. Ray is President/CEO of L.K. McLean Associates on Long Island.
Paul Eng-Wong
Paul is a Life Member of ITE and has served in elected offices on the Section and District levels. He has also Chaired ITE’s Planning Council and Transportation Consultants Council. He was the Northeastern District Director from 1992-1994 and served as ITE’s International President in 2010.
Adam Allen
Adam Allen currently serves as the Section’s representative on the Northeastern District Board. He is a principal at Maser Consulting and leads their Traffic Engineering & ITS Department.
Marvin Souza
Marvin Souza P.E. is a member of the Met Section Executive Board and holds the position of Associate Project Manager at NYCDOT.
Brad Miller
Brad Miller, PE, PTOE co-chairs the Mentorship Committee and specializes in ITS and Traffic Engineering at Michael Baker International.
Steven Eisenberg
Steven Eisenberg, P.E. serves on the ITE Met Section Executive Board. He is an Associate and Senior Traffic Engineer at L.K. McLean Associates, P.C.
Hassan Hashmi
Hassan Hashmi is the current Met Section co-chair for Young Members committee . He is a Traffic Engineer at Michael Baker International.
Brian Dempsey
Brian is the Met-Section Westchester Arrangements Co-chair. He has been actively involved in all levels of ITE for many years. Brian is a Partner and Senior Project Manager at Provident Design Engineering where he has been employed since 1986.
Krzysztof Lukasik
Krzysztof Lukasik is a member of the Central Jersey Arrangements and Communications committees. He is an Associate Traffic Engineer at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Douglas Das
Douglas Das currently co-chairs the Younger Members Committee. He is a traffic and highway engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation.
Ben Yeung
Ben Yeung serves as a co-chair of the Met Section Young Members Committee. He specializes in traffic engineering and transportation planning with Sam Schwartz Engineering.
John DeMarco
John Demarco co-chairs the Website Committee for the Met Section. He is Senior Engineer on the Traffic Engineering & ITS team at Maser Consulting.

Officers & Policies


Executive Board & Committee Chairs


Policies & Procedures

Einah Reza M. Pelaez, P.E.
711 Westchester Ave White Plains, NY 10604
(914) 993-2052

Vice President
Lu Ding, P.E., PTOE
New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority
1 De Korte Park Plaza Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071
(201) 460-3879

Marvin Souza, P.E.
34-02 Queens Boulevard Long Island City, NY 11101
(212) 839-3329

Farukh Ijaz, P.E.
902 Carnegie Center Blvd., Suite 140 Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 681-2443

Past President
Steven W. Eisenberg, P.E.
L.K. McLean Associates, P.C.
25 Newbridge Road, Suite 304 Hicksville, NY 11801
(516) 636-4500

Jr. Section Director
Andy Kaplan
4 World Trade Center New York, NY 10007
(201) 240-4048 (C)

Sr. Section Director
Amir Rizavi, P.E., ENV SP
One Penn Plaza, Suite 715 New York, NY 10121
(212) 857-7331

Section Administrator
Mike Salatti, P.E., PTOE
325 West Main Street Babylon, NY 11702
(631) 761-7352
(516) 318-8529 CELL

Local Arrangement Chairs

North Jersey Arrangements
Hassan Hashmi, P.E.
Michael Baker International
(973) 776-7419

Sydney Chan
(973) 776-3725

New York City Arrangements
Tom Pagano, P.E., PTOE
Sam Schwartz Engineering
(212) 598-9010 x142

Lihua (Emily) Zhang
(929) 436-2935

Diane Xiao
(646) 791-8817

Long Island Arrangements
Argenis Villanueva
Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.
(631) 761-7306

Raymond Tam
Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.

Westchester Arrangements
Brian Dempsey, P.E., PTOE
Provident Design Engineering
(914) 367-0201

Michael O'Rourke, P.E., PTOE
Adler Consulting
(914) 997-8510

Central Jersey Arrangements
Amanda Feeley, P.E., PTOE
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
(732) 699-6291 x3035

Krzyzstof Lukasik
(212) 435-5723

Umer Nadeem, E.I.T
Michael Baker International
(973) 776-7430

Hasnain Ali Syed
WSP-Louis Berger

Other Standing Committee Chairs

Robert McAvoy
Maser Consulting P.A.
(609) 587-8200 x4352

John DeMarco
Maser Consulting P.A.

Communications (Newsletter & Social Media)
Mohammed Masroor Hasan

Carson Qing
(646) 388-9545

Krzysztof Lukasik
(212) 435-5723

Elaine Du
(914) 922-2352

Sanam Lakhwara
(646) 388-9718

Professional Development
Ray DiBiase, P.E., PTOE, PTP
L.K. McLean Associates
(631) 286-8668

Thomas Arlo, P.E., PTOE
ITS Consultant
(516) 431-3811

Alfred Yeung, P.E.
(212) 857-7328

William Dungo, P.E.
(212) 857-7392

Richard Marsanico, P.E.
Traffic Systems, Inc.
(631) 242-4292

Rachel Beer, P.E.
Sam Schwartz Engineering
(201) 966-0322

Student Outreach
Paul Eng-Wong, P.E.
(973) 693-4488

Alexander Van-Hout
(646) 802-3573

Ray Dominguez

Brad J. Miller, P.E., P.P., PTOE, LEED AP
Michael Baker International
(609) 807-9608

Sydney Chan
(973) 776-3725

Young Members
Douglas Das
(347) 696-5234

Hassan Hashmi, P.E.
Michael Baker International
(973) 776-7419

Anthony Mariani
Maser Consulting
(609) 587-8207

John Fang
(631) 761-7228

Ben Yeung
Sam Schwartz Engineering
(212) 598-9010 x139

Warren Michelsen
SIMCO Engineering
(212) 385-8100 x1620

Pankti Metha
(862) 236-1703

Emad Makarious, P.E., PTOE

Technical Projects
Luigi Casinelli, P.E., PTOE
(914) 993-2032

Hong Yuan, P.E., PTOE
Michael Baker International
(973) 776-7421

Asheque Rahman
(917) 736-7716

Myra Cabangon
(212) 542-6189

Action Calendar
Andy Saracena
(201) 248-3876

Pignataro Awards Chair
Marvin C. Gersten, P.E.
(908) 654-5070

District Board Representative
Adam Allen, P.E., PTOE
Maser Consulting P.A.
(609) 587-8200 x4315

Emerging Trends and Policies
Emad Makarious, P.E., PTOE

Jeevanjot Singh, PMP
(609) 530-8327

Marvin Souza, P.E.

Amir Rizavi, P.E.
(212) 857-7331

Traffic Signals Committee Liaison
Adam Allen, P.E., PTOE
Maser Consulting
(609) 587-8200 x4315