OmniAir Consortium®, the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification for ITS, tolling and connected vehicles, announces 2023 leaders for OmniAir® Working Groups and Special Initiatives.

OmniAir’s Working Groups develop the policies, procedures and specifications that support OmniAir’s independent, third-party testing and certification programs.  OmniAir Certified® devices conform with industry standards and meet minimum interoperability, security, and performance requirements.

“We are privileged to have recognized experts in ITS, automotive, and wireless communications technologies to serve in technical leadership roles, said Jason Conley, Executive Director of OmniAir Consortium. “OmniAir Working Groups provide the opportunity for our members to help shape the certification programs and policies that ensure the availability of trusted communications technologies for transportation.”


OmniAir 2023 Technical Leadership

Coordinating Council

Mike Brown, Southwest Research Institute.

Certification Working Group

Parthiv Parikh, SGS

Technical Working Group

Frank Perry, WSP

Cybersecurity Working Group

Jimmy Upton, INTEGRITY Security Services

Tolling & Emerging Payment
Working Group

Jake Royer, E-ZPass/IAG Group


RSU Sub-Working Group

 Nick Hegemier, DriveOhio

C-V2X Sub-Working Group

Jim Lansford, Qualcomm


Applications Testing Sub-Working Group

Tom Timcho, HNTB

1609.2.1 Sub-Working Group

Woody Kim, Saesol Technologies


Plugfest Testing Sub-Working Group

Aaron Moore, DriveOhio

RUC and V2X-based Tolling Initiative

Suzanne Murtha, AECOM


Participation in OmniAir Working Groups is open to all OmniAir Members.  If you are interested in joining an OmniAir Working Group, you can apply online, or contact Berkenda, OmniAir’s Director of Operations.            

About OmniAir: OmniAir Consortium is the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification for ITS, tolling, and connected vehicles. OmniAir’s membership includes public agencies, private companies, research institutions, and independent test labs. To learn more, please visit our website at

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