StreetsLA Global Best Practices Summit

Speakers

Adel Hagekhalil

Adel Hagekhalil. P.E.

Bureau of Street Services (StreetsLA) - Executive Director and General Manager

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Keith Mozee

Keith Mozee

Keith Mozee is a Veteran of the U.S. ARMY and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban Studies and Planning from California State University Northridge. He also serves as an adjunct professor at LATTC and is a longtime member of the American Public Works Association (APWA).Under his direction, the city has received many awards for pavement preservation and recycling. Keith entered city service in 1989, has worked and overseen several Bureau divisions, and became Assistant Director in 2016. Keith has oversight of the largest pavement preservation program in the nation, spanning over 23,000 lane miles. He interacts with city and non-city agencies to coordinate construction activities on the city's network of streets including over 200 utility companies. Keith is also responsible for the Bureau's Emergency Operations/Emergency Response and is leading the Bureau's efforts to provide Angelenos with employment opportunities, including those who may face barriers to employment.

Greg Spotts

Greg Spotts

Bureau of Street Services (StreetsLA) - Assistant Director

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Greg Spotts

Greg Spotts

Greg oversees three constituent-facing divisions that respond to more than 135,000 service requests annually. The 500 staff under his oversight handle functions including pothole repair, motor sweeping, tree trimming, and the enforcement of laws pertaining to use of streets and sidewalks. Passionate about technology and innovation, Greg received a Mayoral Innovation Fund grant to equip pothole inspectors with tablets, enabling same-day inspection of thousands of service requests. Greg also serves as the Chief Sustainability Officer for the Bureau, shaping policies supporting active transportation, climate change adaptation, vehicle emissions reductions, and the adoption of sustainable construction practices. Greg has obtained a BA in Political Science from Yale University, and a Masters in Public Policy from UCLA, including a Leadership in Sustainability Certificate.

Terry Martin

Terry Martin

Seattle Department of Transportation - Asset Management Program Manager

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Terry Martin

Terry Martin

Terry Martin, PE has served as the Asset's Performance Management Program Manager at the Seattle Department of Transportation for the last 6 years. He has worked in Asset Management for over 17 years, helping establish two separate Asset Management programs at the City of Seattle, one at Seattle Public Utilities from 2002 thru 2013 and the other more recently at the Seattle Department of Transportation. He has over 25 years of engineering and Asset Management experience in both the private and public sectors and holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington.

Daisy Narayanan

Daisy Narayanan

City of Edinburgh Council - Project Manager of the City Centre Transformation Project

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Daisy Narayanan

Daisy Narayanan

Daisy Narayanan is the Director of Urbanism for Sustrans, currently on secondment to the City of Edinburgh Council to lead the Edinburgh City Centre Transformation programme. In Sustrans, her role involves interweaving policy, public realm design and a broad integration of key place principles to help create liveable towns and cities. As Project Director in the City of Edinburgh Council, she is taking forward Edinburgh’s aspirations to enhance the city centre as a world class place to live, work and visit. Daisy is on the Board of Architecture & Design Scotland and a member of Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund panel. She was on the Active Travel Task Force set up by the Minister for Transport and the Islands.  She will join the Scottish Transport Awards judging panel from 2020. Drawing on her previous experience working as an architect and urban designer in India, Singapore, England and Scotland, Daisy believes passionately in the importance of creating places for people: places that reflect and complement the communities that live in them. A music aficionado, a bookworm and a linguist, Daisy spends her time enjoying the Scottish outdoors with her husband and two children. 

Richard Sanderson

Richard Sanderson

Jacobs - Director, Transportation Planning, UK and Europe

Richard Sanderson

Richard Sanderson

Keith Mozee is a Veteran of the U.S. ARMY and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban Studies and Planning from California State University Northridge. He also serves as an adjunct professor at LATTC and is a longtime member of the American Public Works Association (APWA).Under his direction, the city has received many awards for pavement preservation and recycling. Keith entered city service in 1989, has worked and overseen several Bureau divisions, and became Assistant Director in 2016. Keith has oversight of the largest pavement preservation program in the nation, spanning over 23,000 lane miles. He interacts with city and non-city agencies to coordinate construction activities on the city's network of streets including over 200 utility companies. Keith is also responsible for the Bureau's Emergency Operations/Emergency Response and is leading the Bureau's efforts to provide Angelenos with employment opportunities, including those who may face barriers to employment.