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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.
John Biront
John Biront, P.E., PTOE is Met Section Past President for 2014. He is a Traffic Engineer at the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
Hassan Hashmi
Hassan Hashmi is the current Met Section co-chair for Young Members committee . He is a Traffic Engineer at SIMCO Engineering, P.C.
Adam Allen
Adam Allen, PE, PTOE, TSOS, IMSA II currently chairs the NJ Traffic Signal Consortium Committee. He is the 2013 Met Section Past President and a LeadershipITE alumni. He is Principal Associate at Maser Consulting P.A.
Brad Miller
Brad Miller, PE, PTOE co-chairs the Mentorship Committee and specializes in ITS and Traffic Engineering at Michael Baker International.
Anthony Mariani
Anthony Mariani co-chairs the Student Outreach Committee for the Met Section. He is an engineer on the Traffic Engineering & ITS team at Maser Consulting.
Michael Collins
Michael Collins is the current Met Section Webmaster. Working at GPI he specializes in application development, GIS-based web solutions, and simulation modeling.
Paul Eng-Wong
Paul Eng-Wong is a past section, district, and international leader. He currently serves as the Chair of the Met Section’s Mentoring Committee and on the Executive Board of ITE’s Transportation Consultants Council.
Joseph Wilbur
Joseph Wilbur, EIT, is the liaison to the Rutgers student chapter of ITE. He is a traffic engineer at SIMCO Engineering.
Tra Vu
Tra Vu, PhD, PE is a member of the Met Section Executive Board. She is the Technical Director of simulation modeling and visualization at GPI.
Shawn Tang
Shawn Tang, PE, PTOE, PTP is a current Met Section Webmaster. He is a Senior Traffic Engineer at GPI.
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.
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.
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.
Marvin Souza
Marvin Souza P.E. currently co-chairs the ITE Met Section Long Island arrangements and holds the position of Associate Project Manager at NYCDOT.
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.
Jeevanjot Singh
Jeevanjot Singh, PMP co-chairs the Government Agency 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.
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.
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.
Mike Salatti
Michael Salatti, PE PTOE has been the Met Section Administrator since he stewarded its incorporation in 2008. He is a 35 year veteran at GPI serving as its Director of Transportation Services.
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.

Officers & Policies


Executive Board & Committee Chairs


Policies & Procedures

Steven Eisenberg, P.E.
L.K. McLean Associates, P.C.
437 S. Country Road Brookhaven, NY 11719
(631) 286-8668

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

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

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

Past President
Tra Vu, Ph.D., P.E.
Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.
21 West 38th Street, 6th Floor New York, NY 10018
(646) 791-8804

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

Sr. Section Director
Luigi Casinelli, P.E., PTOE
HDR, Inc.
711 Westchester Ave White Plains, NY 10604
(914) 993-2032
(646) 413-0891 CELL

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.
(973) 565-4833

Hong Yuan, P.E., PTOE, IMSA2
Michael Baker International
(973) 776-7421

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

Lihua (Emily) Zhang
(212) 629-8380 x210

Diane Xiao
(646) 791-8817

Winifred Lao

(347) 266-1510

Long Island Arrangements
Marvin Souza, P.E.
(212) 839-3329

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

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
(609) 512-3496

Krzyzstof Lukasik
(212) 435-5723

Umer Nadeem
(732) 900-0555

Other Standing Committee Chairs

Web Site
Michael Collins
GPI, Inc.
(646) 791-8814

Shawn Tang, P.E., PTOE, PTP
GPI, Inc.
(631) 761-7291

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

Kati DiRaimondo, P.E.
(201) 518-3346

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

Pankti Metha
(862) 236-1703

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.
(917) 428-7641

Anthony Mariani
Maser Consulting
(609) 587-8207

John Fang
(631) 761-7228

Warren Michelsen
SIMCO Engineering
(212) 385-8100 x1620

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

Katherine Bento
(914) 993-2097

Action Calendar
Andy Saracena
(201) 248-3876

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

Speakers Bureau
Lian Duan, P.E.
(212) 896-3258

District Board Representative
Bill McMenamin, P.E.
(631) 761-7204

Transportation Education
Jack Bringardner, Ph.D.
(646) 997-4058

Government Agency
Emad Makarious, P.E., PTOE
(212) 839-3130

Jeevanjot Singh, PMP
(609) 530-8327

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