GHSA Executive Board

GHSA's Executive Board consists of officers, representatives from the 10 NHTSA regions, and committee and task force chairs.

Officers are elected by the full State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) membership during GHSA's Annual Meeting. Regional representatives are selected during regional caucuses. The GHSA Chair appoints the chairs of GHSA's various committees and task forces, who serve as at-large board members. All Board Members serve a one-year term.

2018-2019 GHSA Executive Board




Regional Representatives


Region Designate Alternate
1 Jeff Larason, Massachusetts William Haynes, New Hampshire
2 Chuck DeWeese, New York Tom Glass, Pennsylvania
3 John Saunders, Virginia Mark Ezzell, North Carolina
4 Vic Donoho, Tennessee Lora Hollingsworth, Florida
5 Felice Moretti, Ohio Mike Prince, Michigan
6 Mike Sandoval, New Mexico Paul Harris, Oklahoma
7 Chris Bortz, Kansas Pat Hoye, Iowa
8 Carol Gould, Colorado Karson James, Wyoming
9 Robert Lung, Hawaii  
10 John Tomlinson, Idaho Troy Costales, Oregon


Committee Chairs

Annual Meeting
Carol Gould, Colorado

Bylaws & Policies
Lee Axdahl, South Dakota

Federal Relations
Chuck DeWeese, New York

Financial & Operations
Lee Axdahl, South Dakota

Member Services
Mike Sandoval, New Mexico

Tom Glass, Pennsylvania

William Haynes, New Hampshire

Strategic Communications
Joe Cristalli, Connecticut

Strategic Planning
Lora Hollingsworth, Florida