The Automated Vehicle Coalition (AVC) board of directors has appointed Laurie Matkowski, Gannett Fleming’s director of connected and automated vehicle services, to the position of AVC president.
The AVC formally launched in April 2018 with the mission to “improve roads and communities for a safe and responsible future,” with a focus on the common good of the public and the transportation industry. The AVC charter members include:
- Burns White
- Gannett Fleming
- Kuharchik Construction
- Path Master
- Phoenix Contact
- Royal Truck & Equipment.
“The AVC is a grassroots organization founded on the guiding principles of enhancing traveler safety and mobility, improving equity and quality of life, supporting a strong economy and workforce, and promoting STEM education,” said Matkowski. “I look forward to working closely with the AVC board of directors and the executive director as we focus on these principles and growing membership in the year ahead.”
Matkowski recently presented at the joint Gannett Fleming and Phoenix Contact IoT Infrastructure Conference and the Northeast Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Summit. She has also moderated several WTS, Intelligent Transportation Society, and Institution of Transportation Engineers (ITE) events. Matkowski was also named to the Connected Women at Gannett Fleming™ Steering Committee and is a member of ITE’s TSMO Executive Council and Connected Vehicle and Automated Vehicle Steering Committee. For more information about Matkowski, visit the Gannett Fleming newsroom.