Advisory Board

The LTAP Advisory Board works with LTAP staff to develop the annual work plan. They represent federal, state and local governments, consultants, contractors, professional organizations, and academia. The Board helps identify knowledge and skill gaps and brainstorms opportunities to address the issues. They also give LTAP staff a pool of subject matter experts on every aspect of transportation systems and operations.

LTAP Advisory Executive Board

Joe Werning

FHWA, Division Administrator

Khalil Jaber

NDOT, Deputy Director Engineering

Moe Jamshidi

NDOT, Deputy Director of Operations

David Varner

UNL, Associate Dean/ Associate Director Of Nebraska Extension

Jon Cannon

NACO, Executive Director

Lash Chaffin

LONM, Utilities Section Director

LTAP Advisory Planning Group

Melissa Miafski


Jodi Gibson


Kasey Stover


Don Butler


Joe Soucie

City of La Vista

Jake Behrns

City of Omaha

Bruce Filipi

Saline County

Gary Connot

Boyd & Holt County

Barb Keegan

Box Butte County

LTAP Advisory Implementation Team

Jodi Gibson


Kasey Stover


Melissa Maiefski