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Study Committee Biographical Information Paul G. Gaffney II (NAE), Chair, retired in 2013 as President of Monmouth University and is now President Emeritus. He continues to serve as Policy Fellow in the universityâs Urban Coast Institute. As a Vice Admiral in the U.S. Navy, he served as President of the National Defense University, as well as the Chief of Naval Research. He was appointed Commissioner on the U.S. Ocean Policy Commission; serving for its full term from 2001 to 2004. His naval career spanned more than 30 years, including duty at sea, overseas, and ashore in executive and command positions. He has been recognized with a number of military decorations and the Naval War Col- legeâs J. William Middendorf Prize for Strategic Research. He chaired the federal Ocean Research/Resources Advisory Panel and was the inaugural chair of the federal Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (2014â2017). He is a director of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. He has served on sev- eral National Academies committees, including Chair of the Board on E Â nergy and Environmental Studies Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Tech- nology Assessment Committee and member of the Ocean Studies Board. He is a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and M Â edicineâs Gulf Research Program Advisory Board and chairs its Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Study. He co-chaired the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationâs Decadal Ocean Exploration Study. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2010. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1968, and completed a year as a student and advanced research fellow at the Naval War College, graduating with highest distinction. He earned a masterâs degree in ocean engineering from Catholic University of America and an M.B.A. from Jacksonville University. 125
126 SAFELY TRANSPORTING HAZARDOUS LIQUIDS AND GASES Monica M. H. Blaney is Chief, Risk Evaluation in the Research, Evaluation, and Systems branch of the Transport Dangerous Goods (TDG) Directorate of Transport Canada. The branch makes recommendations and implements decisions and directives to minimize the adverse effects of accidental losses to people, property, and the environment associated with the transporta- tion of dangerous goods. The branch applies risk-management techniques in a regulatory framework targeted toward a highly diverse and competi- tive sector of the Canadian transportation system. Previously, she led the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative and Western Canada portfolio for transportation infrastructure and freight systems analyses. She has also been tasked with working with the U.S. Federal Highway Administration on freight transportation data collaboration. Previously, she was manager for rail/intermodal/marine at Alberta Infrastructure and Transportationâs Strategic Policy Branch. In this position, she was responsible for advising on policy matters related to the freight transportation system. Before entering public service, she worked for Canadian National Railway, where she held numerous positions related to marketing, planning, and operations. She has served as principal investigator for studies sponsored by the Transportation Research Boardâs National Cooperative Freight Research Program. She earned a B.Sc. in statistics and a B.Sc. in agriculture from the University of Manitoba and an M.B.A. in maritime and logistics management from the University of Tasmania. Guy F. Caruso is Senior Adviser to the Energy and National Security Pro- gram at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Before joining CSIS, he served as Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) from July 2002 to September 2008. He joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a Senior Energy Economist in the Office of International Affairs, rising to Director of the Office of Market Analysis. Previously, he worked for the Central Intelligence Agency as an International Energy Economist in the Office of Economic Research. He was Director of the National Energy Strategy project for the U.S. Energy Association. He has also worked at the International Energy Agency, first as Head of the Oil Industry Division, and later as Director of the Office of Nonmember Countries. In 2008, he was awarded the French National Order of Merit. He holds a B.S. in business administration and an M.S. in economics from the University of Connecticut, as well as an M.P.A. from Harvard University. Edward R. Chapman retired in 2015 from his position as Director for Hazardous Materials at BNSF Railway, where he worked for 37 years. At BNSF, he led the railroadâs activities aimed at reducing railroad and shipper-caused commodity releases, including programs to train state and local first responders to hazardous materials incidents. He has been certified
STUDY COMMITTEE BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 127 as a corporate hazardous materials responder since 1988. In 2014, he re- ceived the Association of American Railroadsâ Holden-Proefrock Award in recognition of his contributions to railroad hazardous material safety. He is a past chairman and remains a member of the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response Task Group, an industry program that aids community preparedness planning and coordinates the development of programs and training for local emergency responders. He has been a member of several Transportation Research Board committees, including the Committee for a Study of the Feasibility of a Hazardous Materials Transportation Cooperative Research Program and the Committee for the Assessment of a National Hazardous Materials Shipments Identifica- tion System. He earned a B.S. in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University. Robert J. Chipkevich is Principal of Chipkevich Safety Consulting Group, a transportation safety consultancy. He retired in 2010 from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) after more than 25 years of service. He headed NTSBâs hazardous materials accident investigation program for 20 years, the pipeline accident investigation program for 15 years, and the railroad accident investigation program for 9 years. As the Director for AcciÂ dent Investigations, he assessed hundreds of transportation accidents each year and launched investigation teams to the most serious accidents. While at NTSB, he investigated on-scene many of the most serious hazardous material accidents in the United States across all modes of transportation. He testified before U.S. Congress more than a dozen times on transportation safety issues. Before becoming a Director at NTSB, he worked for the Federal Highway Administration in Boise, Idaho, and served as Assistant Director of the Motor Carrier Division, Tennessee Public Service Commission in Nashville. He has served on numerous transportation safety committees, including the Federal Railroad Administration Railroad Safety Advisory Committee, the National Association of State Fire Marshals Pipeline Safety Committee, the Flight Safety Foundation, the American Lifelines Alliance, and the Association of American Railroads Tank Car Committee. He earned a B.S. in business with a major in transportation from the University of Tennessee. Joseph W. Martinelli is Founder of PiPRO, a consultancy serving pipeline industry clients through risk management, incident response, and business management. He retired as President of Chevron Pipe Line Company after nearly five decades of work in the petroleum industry. He has held executive positions in the areas of oil exploration and production as well as pipeline operation. He has also served in senior management positions at Gulf Oil Exploration Corporation. During his career, he was a member of a number of industry organizations and boards, including those of the Association of
128 SAFELY TRANSPORTING HAZARDOUS LIQUIDS AND GASES Oil Pipelines and the American Petroleum Institute. He was Program Chair for pipeline executive seminars at the Northwestern University Transpor- tation Center. He is a charter member of the National Academy of ConÂ struction. The National Institute of Standards and Technology selected him as a Baldrige Examiner. He earned a B.S. in petroleum engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. Ali Mosleh (NAE) is Distinguished Professor and holder of the Evelyn Knight Chair in Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. Previously, he was the Nicole J. Kim Eminent Professor of Engineering and the Director of the Center for Risk and Reliability at the University of Maryland. His areas of expertise are Bayesian methods for data analysis, common cause failure analysis, modeling of the impact of organizational factors on system reliability, dynamic accident simulation and probabilistic risk assessment, and space systems risk analysis. He has led many studies on the risk and safety of complex systems, such as space missions, nuclear power plants, commercial aviation, communication networks, and health care systems. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2010. He has served on several National Research Council committees, in- cluding the Committees on Alaskaâs Oil and Gas Pipeline Infrastructure and on Risk of Vessel Accidents and Spills in the Aleutian Islands. He currently serves on the Transportation Research Board Marine Board. He earned a B.S. in physics from Sharif University of Technology and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in nuclear science and engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. Tonya Ngotel is Director of Exercise Programs, Center for Preparedness Education at the College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medi- cal Center. Previously, she served as Coordinator for the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) for Nebraska, where she was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of SERC, as well as the establishment of its plans, policies, and procedures. Her duties included communicating critical information to first responders across the state. She has represented the national hazardous materials planning community as President of the National Association of SARA Title III Program Officials (NASTTPO) since 2012. Her position at NASTTPO requires interacting with regional and national-level executives and senior government officials pertaining to the transportation and storage of hazardous materials. She serves on various advisory councils and working groups of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Executive O Â ffice of the President. She earned a B.A. in human resources and psychol- ogy from Doane College.
STUDY COMMITTEE BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 129 Gregory G. Noll is Program Manager for the South Central Task Force, an eight-county, all-hazards emergency preparedness organization in south- central Pennsylvania. He is also Senior Partner at Hildebrand Noll Associ- ates, a consulting firm specializing in emergency planning, response, and incident-management issues. He is the past co-chair and current member of the InterAgency Board Training and Exercises SubGroup. He has received several national-level awards, including the 2011 John M. Eversole Life- time Achievement Award by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), which is the highest award given by the IAFC Hazardous Materials Committee. He is a Certified Safety Professional and a Certified Emergency Manager, and has been involved in several national emergency response ini- tiatives, including chair of the National Fire Protection Associationâs Tech- nical Committee on Hazardous Materials Response Personnel. He earned a B.A. in business administration and management from Kutztown State College and an M.A. in public administration from Iowa State University. Craig E. Philip (NAE) is Research Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Center for Transportation and Opera- tional Resilience (VECTOR) at Vanderbilt University. From 1993 to 2014, he served as President and CEO of Ingram Barge Company. He began his career at Consolidated Rail Corporation and later served with South- ern Pacific Railroad, where he was Vice President of its Intermodal Divi- sion. He has been actively engaged in transportation and logistics industry leaderÂ hip, serving as chairman of the American Waterways Operators, the s National Waterways Conference, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerceâs Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. He was a member of the Transportation Research Boardâs Executive Committee, and is currently a member of the Marine Board. He served as a U.S. Commissioner of the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure and on the U.S. Department of Transportationâs National Freight Advisory Committee. He serves on the boards of the ArcBest Corporation, Seamenâs Church Insti- tute, Red Cross of Tennessee, and Nashville Civic Design Center. In 2010, he was designated a Distinguished Diplomate in the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port, and Navigation Engineers. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2014. He earned a B.S. in civil engineering from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the Massachu- setts Institute of Technology. Ian P. Savage is Professor of Instruction in the Department of Economics and Transportation Center, Northwestern University, where he has worked since 1986. He is Associate Chair of the Department of Economics and has served as Associate Director of the Transportation Center. His research has centered on urban public transportation and transportation safety. He has conducted
130 SAFELY TRANSPORTING HAZARDOUS LIQUIDS AND GASES research into safety performance and the effectiveness of safety regulations in most modes of transportation with particular emphasis on the trucking and railroad industries, as well as a study of double-hulled tankers. He has served on the organizing committees of local, national, and international professional organizations. He was a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee for Review of the Federal Railroad Administration Research, Development, and Demonstration Programs, and is currently a member of the TRB Standing Committee on Highway/Rail Grade Crossings. He earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Sheffield and a Ph.D. from the School of Economic Studies and Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds. Katherine F. Turnbull is Associate Director of the Transportation Institute of the Texas A&M University System. She is head of the System Planning, Policy, and Environment Research Group, responsible for managing pro- grams in College Station, Arlington, and Austin with 180 employees and an annual research budget of approximately $10 million. In addition, she is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning. Her research focuses on transportation planning and intelligent transportation systems. She is currently the principal investigator for a study examining the impact of the energy sector (i.e., oil, gas, wind, crude by rail, and coal) on the transportation systems of eight states. She is active in the Transportation Research Board and the Institute of Transpor- tation Engineers (ITE). She served as Chair of the TRB HOV Committee for 6 years and currently chairs ITEâs Transit Council. She is also a member of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America Coordinating Council. She earned a B.S. in political science and history from the University of Minnesota, an M.S. in urban affairs from the University of Wisconsin, and a Ph.D. in urban and regional science from Texas A&M University.