Subject Matter Experts

The SCTPP program was developed for the transportation infrastructure industry by internationally-recognized safety experts from some of the nation’s leading transportation construction firms, labor unions, insurance companies, federal agencies, state transportation departments, academia and safety firms. The following individuals played a critical role in the developing the certification program:

Pete Stafford
Executive Director
CPWR–The Center for Construction Research and Training

Don Tolbert
Technical Director
Risk Control Services, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Christine Branche
Principal Associate Director and Director Office of Construction Safety & Health
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

R. Gary Fore
Retired Vice President Environment, Health & Safety
National Asphalt Pavement Association & ARTBA Professional Safety Trainer

Bob Johnson
Vice President and Director of Safety
Granite Construction

Lee Cole
Director of Safety
Oldcastle Materials

Tim Cox
Cox Transportation Safety, LLC and PSS consultant

Scott Schneider
Director of Safety
Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America

J.R. Glascock
Corporate Safety Manager

Paul Albrecht
Director of Safety
Barriere Construction

Abel Luna
Training Manager
Zachry Construction

Crystal Willis
Safety Director
Oldcastle Materials

Rand Magee
Group Director of Safety
Kiewit Infrastructure Group Inc.

Kevin Groeneweg
Mobile Barriers

Mark Ligon
Vice President, Safety & Risk Management
Vecellio Group, Inc.

Jesus M. de la Garza, Ph.D. 
Vecellio Professor of Construction Engineering and Management

Ethan Brown
Project Manager
Wright Brothers Construction

Kevin Cowell
EHS Director
Gallagher Asphalt

John Farrell
HSE Training Manager – Heavy Civil Construction
Allan Myers

Donald Stanfield
Construction Specialist
Liberty Mutual Insurance