Non-profit organisation MaaS America, which was launched this year to “advance Mobility as a Service solutions that reflect the North American form of mobility”, has appointed its inaugural Board of Directors.
It says the approval of the Board marks a key milestone for MaaS America which began with an informal Advisory Committee and that the appointment of the Board “provides the affirmation and validation of the need for the organization to move forward”.
The Inaugural Board of Directors of MaaS America includes:
- Rosa Rountree, Chief Executive Officer, Egis Projects, Inc.
- Scott McCormick, President, Connected Vehicle Trade Association
- Randell H. Iwasaki, P.E., Executive Director, Contra Costa Transportation Authority
- Mark D. Johnson, Esq., General Counsel, OmniAir Consortium, Inc.
- Richard Wallace, Vice President, Center for Automotive Research (ret.)
- Marc Pineda, PMP, CSM, Sec+, Certification Consultant
- Eric Redman, Vice President and Smart City Systems Lead, Parsons
- Jason Barnes, Principal, Occam’s Envoy
- Andy Boenau, Principal, Mobility as a Service Lead, Stantec
- Chandler Duncan, Managing Partner, Metro Analytics
- John T. Flynn, Senior Sales Representative, First Data Government Solutions (FDGS)
- Shel Leader, Principal, ITS/Communication
- Roger Lanctot, Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics
- Bill Ruch, Principal, Bar2 Consulting
- Willy Dommen, Director of Technical Services, Auriga
- Brian Stein, VP & National Practice Manager, Fare Collection, Intueor Consulting, Inc.
- Fred Charlier, Founder & CEO, ClearRoad
- Andreas Mai, Founder & CEO, Ecomo, Senior Advisor BCG, Angel Investor, and Thought Leader Digital Innovation & Transportation
“It is a true privilege to have access to the knowledge, experience and mentorship of the Board as we work to advance successful MaaS solutions. Their support and desire to affect change turned a concept into reality,” said Tim McGuckin, MaaS America founder, Executive Director & CEO.
Rosa Rountree, CEO of EGIS Projects, Inc., and one of MaaS America’s first supporters said, “The Board brings a unique and authoritative mix of real-world experience and industry influence to support MaaS America’s efforts specifically tailored to help all sectors and modes support the growth and success of this important set of technologies.”
MaaS America says it will also organise MaaS-A-Con 2020 – a workshop intended for “MaaS thinkers, doers and innovators seeking to interact in an environment conducive to triggering minds, collaborating and connecting”. The event begins with an evening reception on March 10, 2020, immediately following the Redefining Mobility Summit hosted by Contra Costa Transportation Authority, of which MaaS America Board Member Randell H. Iwasaki, P.E. is the Executive Director. Sessions run March 11, 2020 through the afternoon of the March 12, 2020.