Since September 2000, Mark Norman has served as the Director of the Technical Activities Division of the Transportation Research Board. This TRB Division is responsible for the 200 TRB standing committees and their 5,000 volunteer members, the TRB Annual Meeting that attracts more than 11,000 transportation professionals each year, and numerous TRB conferences, workshops and publications produced throughout the year.
From 1991 to 2000, Mark served as Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Mark was responsible for ITE’s technical and professional activities, and the legislative and policy affairs for the Institute.
[Prior to rejoining ITE, Mark served as the Director of Policy Development for the Highway Users Federation where he spent considerable time working on national transportation issues leading up to the ISTEA. During much of that time, Mark was also the chief staff person responsible for organizing a new association - the Intelligent Vehicle/Highway Society of America, now ITS America, and served as its Acting Executive Director.]
Prior to that, Mark served for 13 years as the ITE Director of Professional Programs for ITE, and 4 years with the New York State DOT. He has a B.S. degree in civil engineering from RPI, a Masters in transportation from Northwestern University, and is a registered Professional Engineer.