Thursday, May 07, 2009
Welcome to new committee member - Jennifer Sheldon
Jennifer Sheldon is program manager for Transportation Northwest at the University of Washington, which is a Regional University Transportation Center (UTC) administered by the United States Department of Transportation through its Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA). Jennifer joined TransNow in July 2006 and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the center. She assists the Director and Associate Directors in maintaining the center’s research, education, and technology transfer programs. She oversees the center's fiscal operations and serves as center representative to internal and external university academic departments, research centers, and government agencies.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington and is a member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA). Prior to joining TransNow she worked as a Content Acquisition Supervisor for a subscription-based content provider of opportunities, spending, tracking and budgeting data for commercial, residential and government projects.
Jennifer is interested in the T2 Committee in order to network with others and keep up with current T2 practices and needs of the transportation research community, explore new ideas and best practices, and learn useful tools to help maintain a successful T2 plan within her organization.