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2007 Annual Meeting
Looking Beyond our Borders

Portland, Ore., September 23 - 26

Agenda | Presentations | Sponsors/Partners | Exhibit

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2007 Annual Meeting Index Page

GHSA is pleased to offer the following photos highlights from the 2007 Annual Meeting.

Special thanks to ODOT Transportation Safety Division's Kelly Kapri, for assisting with taking photographs throughout the meeting.

Opening Reception on the Portland Spirit
The Portland Police and Oregon volunteers helped meeting attendees get to the Opening Reception safely. Here, Oregon volunteer Carla Levinski poses on an Portland Police motorcycle.
The Portland Police and Oregon volunteers helped meeting attendees get to the Opening Reception safely. Here, Oregon volunteer Carla Levinski poses on an Portland Police motorcycle.
Heading down to the Portland Spirit for the Opening Reception and a cruise down the Willamette River.
Heading down to the Portland Spirit for the Opening Reception and a cruise down the Willamette River.
Walking down the ramp to board the Portland Spirit.
Walking down the ramp to board the Portland Spirit.
The upper deck provided beautiful views of the Portland skyline.
The upper deck provided beautiful views of the Portland skyline.
The singing waitstaff really got into the
The singing waitstaff really got into the "spirit"!
Oregon volunteers Larry Christianson and John Harvey.
Oregon volunteers Larry Christianson and John Harvey.
The Portland Spirit provided a delicious buffet.
The Portland Spirit provided a delicious buffet.
Mingling with other meeting attendees and enjoying the sunset.
Mingling with other meeting attendees and enjoying the sunset.
General Sessions
Members of the Portland Police Bureau's Honor Guard prepare to post the colors.
Members of the Portland Police Bureau's Honor Guard prepare to post the colors.
Oregon State Senator Margaret Carter sings the national anthem for the opening ceremony.
Oregon State Senator Margaret Carter sings the national anthem for the opening ceremony.
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy welcomes delegates to Monday's opening session.
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy welcomes delegates to Monday's opening session.
Matthew Garrett, Director, Oregon Department of Transportation.
Matthew Garrett, Director, Oregon Department of Transportation.
NHTSA Administrator Nicole Nason summarizes recent activities.
NHTSA Administrator Nicole Nason summarizes recent activities.
Dr. Ian Johnston, Professor at Monash University Accident Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia, shares his perspective on highway safety.
Dr. Ian Johnston, Professor at Monash University Accident Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia, shares his perspective on highway safety during Tuesday's general session.
Fred Wegman, Managing Director of the SWOV Institute for Road Safety, The Netherlands, discusses the downward trend in overall traffic fatalities in Europe.
Fred Wegman, Managing Director of the SWOV Institute for Road Safety, The Netherlands, discusses the downward trend in overall traffic fatalities in Europe.
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Vice President & General Counsel for Columbia Sportswear Company addresses the group during lunch on Tuesday.
Brian Jonah, Director of Safety & Security for Transport Canada, presents at the closing session on Wednesday.
Brian Jonah, Director of Safety & Security for Transport Canada, presents at the closing session on Wednesday.
Closing Luncheon.
Closing Luncheon.
Exhibit Hall
Oregon Transportation Safety Administrator Troy Costales welcomes exhibitor Advanced Manufacturing Institute.
Oregon Transportation Safety Administrator Troy Costales welcomes exhibitor Advanced Manufacturing Institute.
Ford Motor Company Fund's Driving Skills for Life booth.
Ford Motor Company Fund's Driving Skills for Life booth.
John Walls, Vice President of Communications at CTIA - The Wireless Association, chats with visitors at the CTIA exhibit booth.
John Walls, Vice President of Communications at CTIA - The Wireless Association, chats with visitors at the CTIA exhibit booth.
 The Cyber Cafe lets  meeting attendees check their e-mail between sessions.
The Cyber Café lets meeting attendees check their e-mail between sessions.
Breakout Sessions and Workshops
The Rocky Mountain Region meets on Sunday to discuss regional issues and vote on the regional Board representative.
The Rocky Mountain Region meets on Sunday to discuss regional issues and vote on the regional Board representative.
USA TODAY Reporter Jayne O'Donnell shares her thoughts on maximizing media coverage during a Workshop session on Monday.
USA TODAY Reporter Jayne O'Donnell shares her thoughts on maximizing media coverage during a Workshop session on Monday.
Attendees learn about the latest GDL research.
Attendees learn about the latest GDL research in a well-attended Workshop session.
Jeffrey Lindley, FHWA; Brian McLaughlin, NHTSA; Chris Murphy, GHSA Chairman; and Barb Harsha, GHSA Executive Director discuss reauthorization issues during Wednesday's State/Federal Roundtable.
Jeffrey Lindley, FHWA; Brian McLaughlin, NHTSA; Chris Murphy, GHSA Chairman; and Barb Harsha, GHSA Executive Director discuss reauthorization issues during Wednesday's State/Federal Roundtable.
Awards Luncheon
James J. Howard Highway Safety Trailblazer Award winner Robert B. Voas, Ph.D. (right) and GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy (left).
James J. Howard Highway Safety Trailblazer Award winner Robert B. Voas, Ph.D. (right) and GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy (left).
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy and Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer, accepting The Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award on behalf of the Fresno Police Department Traffic Enforcement Bureau.
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy and Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer, accepting The Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award on behalf of the Fresno Police Department Traffic Enforcement Bureau.
Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award winner Marshall Jespersen and Oregon Transportation Safety Administrator Troy Costales.
Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award winner Marshall Jespersen and Oregon Transportation Safety Administrator Troy Costales.
MD Highway Safety Office Chief Vernon Betkey and PENNDOT Safety Management Division Chief Girish Modi accepting the Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award for the Smooth Operator program on behalf of the MD, VA, DC and PA highway safety offices. At right, Oregon Transportation Safety Administrator Troy Costales.
MD Highway Safety Office Chief Vernon Betkey and PENNDOT Safety Management Division Chief Girish Modi, accepting the Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award for the Smooth Operator program. At right, Oregon Transportation Safety Administrator Troy Costales.
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GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy and William Georges Senior Vice Chairman of The Century Council, which was awarded The Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award for its innovative Judicial Education Project.
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy and Kentucky Dept. of Transportation Safety Commissioner Tim Hazlette, accepting the The Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Awardaward on behalf of Kentucky Governor Ernest L. Fletcher.
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy and Kentucky Dept. of Transportation Safety Commissioner Tim Hazlette, accepting the The Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award on behalf of Kentucky Governor Ernest L. Fletcher.
State Night Dinner & Dance
Lewis and Clark historian Roger Wendlick portrays George Drouillard, an importand member of the Corps of Discovery.
Lewis and Clark historian Roger Wendlick portrays George Drouillard, an important member of the Corps of Discovery.
Johnny Limbo and The Lugnets keep the crowd entertained.
Johnny Limbo and The Lugnets keep the crowd entertained.
Cathy Gillen presents Nebraska Office of Highway Safety Administrator Fred Zwonechek with a 50% discount off registration to the 2008 GHSA Annual Meeting.
Cathy Gillen presents Nebraska Office of Highway Safety Administrator Fred Zwonechek with a 50% discount off registration to the 2008 GHSA Annual Meeting.
Dancing the night away!
Dancing the night away!
Spouse/Guest Tour
Monday's Spouse/Guest Tour makes a stop at the beautiful Multnomah Falls.
Monday's Spouse/Guest Tour makes a stop at the beautiful Multnomah Falls.
Vista House, overlooking the Columbia River Gorge, lives up to its name.
Vista House, overlooking the Columbia River Gorge, lives up to its name.
Miscellaneous
Oregon volunteer NAME keeps busy at the registration desk.
Oregon volunteer Cindy Bradley keeps busy at the registration desk.
GHSA Director of Administration Denise Alston chats with Oregon Transportation Safety Administrator Troy Costales.
GHSA Director of Administration Denise Alston chats with Oregon Transportation Safety Administrator Troy Costales.