Associate Members: Researchers & Consultants

Researchers and Consultants

GHSA Associate Members listed below are organizations or individuals who conduct research or consult on traffic safety issues. Learn more about GHSA’s Associate Membership program and how to apply here.

Alabama Transportation Institute


The Alabama Transportation Institute (ATI) serves as an independent resource that develop unbiased information for local, state and national leaders in developing transportation policy.

Cambridge Systematics, Inc.


Cambridge Systematics' highly trained and experienced professionals, several of whom have led state highway safety offices, understand your needs and bring the resources to meet deadline-driven tasks.

Casanova Powell Consulting


Casanova Powell Consulting LLC (CPC) is an independent, woman-owned, traffic safety consulting firm.

Clemson University Institute for Global Road Safety & Security


Clemson University’s Institute for Global Road Safety and Security (IGRSS) was approved in 2002 as a new program for Clemson University by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education and is a niche area of Clemson University’s Automotive and Transportation Technology emphasis area.

David Ennis


Formerly a police chief and NHTSA Program Manager/Law Enforcement Liaison, Davis Ennis advocates for traffic safety issues as both a consultant and volunteer.

Highway Safety North


Highway Safety North consults on behavioral traffic safety research, programs, and management.

Iliago, LLC


Iliago, LLC, led by recently retired New Mexico Secretary of Transportation and GHSA Board Member Michael Sandoval, provides transportation-related consulting services.

Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research


The Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research (ITSMR) is an academic research center within New York's University at Albany.

Jennings Consulting, LLC


Jennings Consulting, LLC is pleased to partner with highway safety advocates and organizations to create, evaluate and implement strategies that eliminate death and serious injury.

John A. Webber


Governors Highway Safety Association Associate Member John A. Webber.

Kara Macek Consulting LLC


Kara Macek Consulting LLC provides programming, communications, marketing and event management services for vibrant, mission-driven organizations.

Kimley-Horn


Founded in 1967, Kimley-Horn is a full-service engineering, planning and environmental consulting firm with over 3,500 employees located in 80+ offices nationwide.

KLS Engineering, LLC


KLS Engineering, LLC provides professional consulting services to federal agencies, state and local governments, and a host of other transportation organizations. 

Leanna Depue


Governors Highway Safety Association Associate Member Leanna Depue.

Lorrie Laing


Governors Highway Safety Association Associate Member Lorrie Laing.

Mercer Consulting Group LLC


Mercer Consulting Group LLC offers an experienced team specializing in traffic safety programs.

NORC at the University of Chicago


NORC at the University of Chicago is a nonprofit research organization that delivers reliable data and rigorous analysis to guide critical programmatic, business and policy decisions.

North Dakota State University


North Dakota State University works with stakeholders to expand knowledge regarding programs and policies designed to promote safer rural transportation.

Pacific Institute for Research & Evaluation


Founded in 1974, the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) is an independent, nonprofit organization focused on merging scientific knowledge and research-based practices to create solutions that improve the health, safety, and well-being of individuals, communities, and nations around the world.

Ryan Klitzsch


Governors Highway Safety Association Associate Member Ryan Klitzsch.

Sam Schwartz Consulting


Sam Schwartz's Washington, D.C., area office specializes in consulting services that address critical issues in the areas of traffic safety and operations.

Sprattler Group


The Sprattler Group

Terry A. Pence Consulting


Terry A. Pence is the retired director of the Texas Department of Transportation's Behavioral Traffic Safety Section. Terry has 40 years of highway safety program management experience and is a past recipient of GHSA’s Kathryn Swanson Public Service Award.

Texas A&M Transportation Institute


Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Center for Transportation Safety was established by the Texas Legislature in 2001.

Thomas Gianni


Thomas Gianni is the retired Director of Maryland's Highway Safety Office and doing contracting work for GHSA Consulting Services Initiative (CSI).

toXcel


toXcel is a certified Small Business headquartered in Gainesville, Virginia, with staff located throughout the U.S., as well as in the United Kingdom and Canada. The firm was founded in 1999 to provide a full range of toxicological services to primarily private sector clients.

Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF)


The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) develops and shares the knowledge that saves.

Traffic Safety Partners, LLC


Lee Axdahl applies his vast experience and leadership roles in national, regional, and statewide highway safety efforts through this consulting service.

Troy Costales


Troy E. Costales is the retired Governor's Representative and Administrator of the Transportation Safety Division for Oregon. He worked for three different governors with over 34 years in the highway safety office.

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute


Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is dedicated to advancing transportation through innovation. The institute partners with industry and government to idealize, develop, evaluate, and deploy advanced solutions.

Westat


Westat offers innovative professional services to help clients improve outcomes in health, education, social policy and transportation.