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Idea Sharing Network Steering Committee

Todd Leiss

Traffic Incident Management Specialist
Jacobs – Engineering Solutions

Toss Leiss is the Traffic Incident Management Special for Jacobs. Prior to that, Leiss served as the Traffic Incident Management Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for over 7 years, and had worked with PTC for over 15 years. In his roles, Todd has experience with the planning, coordination and implementation of traffic incident management projects and programs. He works to reduce non-recurring congestion and improve mobility through traffic incident and emergency management. He has also previously worked as a 911 Emergency Dispatcher, an EMT, volunteer firefighter, and Hazardous Materials Team Member. Leiss attended Jacksonville State University.

Jason Josey

HERO Manager
Georgia Department of Transportation

Jason Josey has served on the HERO Team for over 10 years, most recently as acting HERO Manager. His previous positions include Assistant Manager, BRAVO Team Supervisor, Field Training Officer and HERO operator. He serves as co-chairman of the T.I.M.E. Task Force, and is a Traffic Incident Management Enhancement/T.R.I.P. Instructor. Josey graduated from the United States Army Chemical School as a Nuclear, Biological, and
Chemical Operations Specialist. He served with the 3rd Battalion 18th Field Artillery, Ft. Sill, Ok.; and the 79th Aerial Port Squadron and the 80th Mobile Aerial Port Squadron at Dobbins ARB, Marietta, GA. He has certifications from the Chemical Defense Training Facility in Anniston, Alabama and in HAZMAT, and a national certification in Strategic Highway Research Program 2. Josey attended Georgia State University.

John McClellan

Freeway Operations Supervisor
Minnesota Department of Transportation

John McClellan is the Freeway Operations Supervisor at MNDOT’s Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) in Roseville. John has worked for the DOT since 2002, and got his start in traffic monitoring as the operations supervisor for an advanced traffic information service from 1998 to 2001. John’s group is responsible for monitoring 450 freeway traffic cameras, deploying overhead signs and ramp meters, as well as dispatching
the Freeway Incident Response Safety Team (FIRST).

John Sullivan

Highway Response Supervisor
Tennessee Department of Transportation

John Sullivan is the Highway Operations Supervisor at TNDOT’s Transportation Management Center in Nashville. John has worked for the DOT since 1999, and has a history of working in the emergency services field, and government emergency management industry. John is skilled in Firefighting, Firefighting/Rescue Instruction, Vehicle rescue extrication and Instruction, Government administration, Hazardous Materials Response, as well as Light, Medium and Heavy Duty towing and recovery.