Meet the Experts

Greg Brannon: Bio

Director, Automotive Engineering

Expertise: Vehicle testing, autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, fuel quality and additives

Greg in action:

Car and Driver
New York Times
Wall Street Journal

To interview Greg, please contact Erin Stepp, 407-444-8013,

Jake Nelson, MPH, MPP : Bio

Director, Traffic Safety Advocacy & Research

Expertise: Traffic safety, road safety, driver safety, older driver safety, senior mobility issues, drunk driving, drugged driving, drowsy driving, impaired driving

Jake in action:

NBC News
New York Times
NBC Nightly News

To interview Jacob Nelson, contact Andrew Gross, 202-942-2079,


Jennifer Ryan: Bio

Director, State Relations

Expertise: child passenger safety; car seats and booster seats; child passenger safety laws, distracted driving, teen driver safety, graduated drivers licensing (GDL), state policy, automated enforcement (including traffic cameras)

Jennifer in action:

CBS News
New York Times
USA Today

To interview Jennifer, contact Andrew Gross, 202-942-2079,

Jill Ingrassia: Bio

Managing Director, Government Relations & Traffic Safety Advocacy

Expertise: advocacy and government, federal legislation, transportation funding and infrastructure

Jill in action:

CNN/Money: Proposed gas tax increase fires up debate
Fox News: Obama Highway Plan Fuels Talk of Gas Tax Hike

To interview Jill, contact Andrew Gross, 202-942-2079,

Stacey Barber: Bio

Executive Director, Travel Information & Content

Expertise: trip planning, travel information, travel technology

To interview Stacy, please contact Julie Hall, 407-444-8003,

Rhonda Shah: Bio

Manager, Traffic Safety Advocacy & Community Impact

Expertise: AAA School Safety PatrolCarFit; older driver safety; senior mobility; bike and pedestrian safety

Rhonda in action:

VIDEO: Senior Driver Safety | CarFit
VIDEO: Bicycle Safety | Safe Cycling Tips for Adults
VIDEO: Bicycle Safety | Bicycle Friendly America
AAA Talk Radio: Bike Safety Tips

To interview Rhonda, please contact Andrew Gross, 202-942-2079,

William Van Tassel, PhD: Bio

Manager, Driver Training Operation

Expertise: driver education, driver training

Bill in action:

VIDEO: Adjust Mirrors for Proper Safety
VIDEO: Get a Grip on the Right Way to Hold a Steering Wheel
The New York Times: Driver Education Resource for Parents
The Car Connection: The Best Place for Teens to Learn How to Drive

To interview Bill, please contact Ellen Edmonds, 407-444-8011,

David Bennett: Bio

Manager, Repair Systems

Expertise: purchasing a vehicle and driving costs

David in action:

NerdWallet/AP: Ask Brianna: How Can I Save Money on My Car?
The Fiscal Times: How to Get a Deal on a Used Car and Not Get Taken

To interview David, please contact Ellen Edmonds, 407-444-8011,


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