Membership Divisions

ARTBA is a federation of eight divisions representing the public and private sectors of the transportation design and construction industry.  The membership structure provides a dynamic forum for policy development and discussions, and business development.

The Divisions:


  • Meet at least two times a year, including at the ARTBA Federal Issues Program and the National Convention. The Traffic Safety Industry Division meets at the National Convention and twice in conjunction with the January and June meetings of the AASHTO Traffic Engineers Committee and the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
  • Conduct regular Infostructure™ webinars to keep informed on environmental issues and regulations, safety, contract administration, P3s, project delivery, economic trends and market conditions, and legal matters.
  • Host events to meet the needs of the respective members such as the Annual P3s in Transportation Conference, the Planning & Design Division events at the AASHTO Regional Meetings, and the Transportation Construction Law & Regulatory Forum.
  • Hold regular conference calls to receive federal legislative and regulatory updates, and gather intelligence about market conditions.
  • Provide opportunities to connect with peers and partners to develop relationships that lead to new business partnerships.
ContractorsFirms in all areas of transportation construction work, including highways and bridges, public transit, airports, railroads, ports and waterways.
Planning & DesignLarge and small private sector engineering firms engaged in the planning and design of transportation facilities.
Staff Liaison: Allison Klein
Materials & ServicesProfessional firms and associations involved in the manufacturing, processing, and distribution or sales of non-safety related materials as well as firms that provide professional, technical or promotional services to the transportation construction industry.
Staff Liaison: Allison Klein
P3s in Transportation—Firms playing a leadership role in the key area of public-private partnerships in the construction, design and operation of transportation facilities.
Staff Liaison: Rich Juliano
Traffic Safety IndustryCompanies involved in the design, manufacture, distribution, sale and maintenance of equipment, devices and materials that are used to enhance worker and motorist safety on roadways.
Staff Liaison: Brad Sant
ManufacturersNon-safety related manufacturers of heavy construction equipment.
Staff Liaison: Rob Regier
Research & EducationLeading university engineering professors and transportation researchers and educators.
Staff Liaisons: Una Connolly and Lital Shair Nada
Transportation OfficialsPublic transportation officials at all levels of government including federal, state, city and village and county and rural.
Staff Liaison: Mike Sakata
Leadership Opportunities

Regional Leadership Teams

The ARTBA Regional Leadership Teams provide member firms the opportunity to get their colleagues involved from their offices around the country. These teams provide excellent market and government affairs information—focusing on the state and federal levels. They also offer meaningful business development and networking opportunities during the annual regional meetings.

The Regional Leadership Teams:

  • Host quarterly conference calls, which feature a presentation from an industry leader or local transportation official.
  • Have at least one joint call every year with the other regions.
  • Conduct annual meetings in each respective region to receive a legislative and regulatory update, gather intelligence on local transportation construction market conditions, and discuss state/local transportation issues and projects.
Northeastern Regional Leadership Team
Staff Liaison: Allison Klein

Includes: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and D.C

Southern Regional Leadership Team
Staff Liaison: Allison Klein

Includes: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Puerto Rico.

Central Regional Leadership Team
Staff contact: Rich Juliano

Includes: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas.

Western Regional Leadership Team
Staff contact: Nick Goldstein

Includes: Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas.