January 17, 2011
The classifieds in this issue include 1 notice, 12 bids & proposals, and 7 job opportunities!
People on the Move
Alison A. Hewitt, Fran Davin, Wallace Bowers
TAMPA, FL—The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) Board of Directors has elected Alison A. Hewitt its chair. She previously served two terms as vice chair and represents the state of Florida on the board.
Hewitt was originally appointed to the HART board in 2006 by then-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. She is also a member-at-large of the APTA Executive Committee and president and a founding member of the Central Florida Chapter of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials.
Hewitt serves as executive director of the Central Economic Development Center Inc., a financial non-profit dedicated to providing technical assistance to developing small businesses as well as the creation of affordable housing. She previously served as executive director for Gov. Bush’s Office of Urban Opportunity from 2000 to 2004.
Fran Davin, who represents the city of Tampa on the board, will serve as vice chair, and Wallace Bowers, representing Hillsborough County, is board secretary.
LOS ANGELES, CA—Art Hadnett, vice president of California transportation for Stantec, has been elected president of the Los Angeles County Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies of California.
He previously served as the chapter’s vice president.
James J. Eden
NEW YORK, NY—AECOM has named James J. Eden vice president-director, U.S. Tolling Services, Transportation.
Eden, a transportation infrastructure expert with more than 30 years experience, joins AECOM from the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, where he served as chief operations officer from 2005 to 2010. He is a former board member with the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association and a founding member of the Alliance for Toll Interoperability and the E-Zpass Interagency Group.