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.

2017-2018 GHSA Executive Board





Regional Representatives


Region Designate Alternate
1 Lauren Stewart, Maine Jeff Larason, Massachusetts
2 Chuck DeWeese, New York Tom Glass, Pennsylvania
3 John Saunders, Virginia Dr. Noelle Hunter, Kentucky
4 Vic Donoho, Tennessee Phil Riley, South Carolina
5 Felice Moretti, Ohio Steve Hillman, Indiana
6 Mike Sandoval, New Mexico Paul Harris, Oklahoma
7 Chris Bortz, Kansas Pat Hoye, Iowa
8 Carol Gould, Colorado  
9 Robert Lung, Hawaii Rhonda Craft, California
10 Darrin Grondel, Washington John Tomlinson, Idaho


Committee Chairs

Annual Meeting
Chuck DeWeese, New York

Bylaws & Policies
Lee Axdahl, South Dakota

Federal Relations
Chuck DeWeese, New York

Financial & Operations
Lee Axdahl, South Dakota

Member Services
Bridget White, Arkansas

Tom Glass, Pennsylvania

Lauren Stewart, Maine

Strategic Communications
Joe Cristalli, Connecticut

Strategic Planning
Lora Hollingsworth, Florida

Workforce Development & Technology
Rhonda Craft, California