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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Participants." National Research Council. 2009. Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Framework for Meeting 21st Century Imperatives: Report of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12638.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Participants." National Research Council. 2009. Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Framework for Meeting 21st Century Imperatives: Report of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12638.
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B Workshop Participants Brenda Bohlke, Myers Bohlke Enterprises, LLC, Great Falls, Virginia Jack Buffington, Mack-Blackwell Center for Rural Transportation, University of Arkansas-Little Rock George Bugliarello, Polytechnic Institute of New York University Nancy Rutledge Connery, Independent Consultant, Woolwich, Maine Wayne Crew, Construction Industry Institute, Austin, Texas Ivan Damnjanovic, Texas A&M University, College Station Jesus de la Garza, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg Reginald DesRoches, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta John Dismukes, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio Terrel Dorn, Government Accountability Office, Washington, D.C. Dennis Dunne, dddunne & associates, Scottsdale, Arizona Beverly Dyer, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. Alejandro Fernandez, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C. Paul Fisette, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Michael Gallis, Michael Gallis & Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina Michael Garvin, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg Paul Gilbert, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas, Seattle, Washington 55

Russell Gwatney, Gwatney Companies, Memphis, Tennessee Alan Haggerty, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C. Yacov Haimes, University of Virginia, Charlottesville Sheila Hollis, Duane Morris LLC, Washington, D.C. Mary Ellen Hynes, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C. Adam Krantz, The National Association of Clean Water A ­ gencies, Washington, D.C. Cynthia Lane, American Water Works Association, Washington, D.C. Andrew Lemer, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C. Richard Little, Keston Institute for Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy, Los Angeles, California Peter Marshall, Dewberry Company, Norfolk, Virginia Mike Meyer, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Paul Mlakar, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi Get Moy, DMJM Management, Arlington, Virginia Pamela Murray-Tuite, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg Yuko Nakanishi, Nakanishi Research and Consulting, LLC, New York City Priscilla Nelson, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark Richard Norment, National Council for Public-Private Partnerships, Washington, D.C. Mark Palmer, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland Stephan Parker, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C. Lewis Perelman, Management/Policy Consultant and Analyst, Woodbridge, Virginia James B. Porter, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, Delaware Susan Hill Skemp, Florida Atlantic University, Dania Beach David Skiven, General Motors Worldwide Facilities Group, Detroit, Michigan Dimitra Syriopoulou, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C. Catherine Tehan, American Society of Civil Engineers, Washington, D.C. Hans Van Winkle, Hill International, Inc., Marlton, New Jersey 56 SUSTAINABLE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS

William “Al” Wallace, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York James A. Wilding, Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority, Fairfax, Virginia Richard Wright, Practice, Education and Research for Sustainable Infrastructure (PERSI), ASCE, Montgomery Village, Maryland APPENDIX B 57

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