OmniAir Consortium®, the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification for ITS, tolling, and connected vehicles, announces its leadership team’s re-election for 2021 and beyond.
Steve Novosad, Associate Fellow, Associate Vice President HNTB Corporation
P.J. Wilkins, Executive Director E-ZPass Group
Jason JonMichael, Assistant Director, Smart Mobility, Enterprise Parking, & Mobility Services Austin Transportation Department
Frank Perry, Assistant Vice President, Technical Principal, Connected and Automated Vehicles WSP
The election came as part of OmniAir’s December 2nd Board Meeting. The newly re-elected officers represent a broad cross-section of public and private sector leaders in V2X and tolling technologies. Officers will serve a three-year term.
In addition, OmniAir’s Board of Directors unanimously approved a five-year contract extension for OmniAir Executive Director Jason Conley.
Jason Conley joined OmniAir in 2016. Mr. Conley has focused on growing OmniAir’s membership, expanding its certification programs, and fostering industry and international partnerships to help advance interoperability and certification for trusted communications devices in transportation.
Jason Conley, OmniAir Consortium
“I am honored to have the opportunity to work together with recognized transportation leaders to help advance this great organization into 2021 and beyond,” said Jason Conley, Executive Director of OmniAir. “I look forward to working with our members and leading our team of industry experts to deliver trusted, critical of life safety devices.”
Over the past four years, OmniAir has grown into a global organization, with a 150% increase in membership, with members located in over 20 countries.
The rapid membership growth directly correlates with our DSRC-V2X certification programs’ development and launch and our vast network of OmniAir Authorized Test Laboratories offering independent, third-party testing and certification programs for RFID tolling and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) connected vehicle technologies.
With over 85 members, OmniAir represents the entire connected vehicle ecosystem from device manufacturers, engineering firms, test laboratories, test equipment providers, automotive OEMs, Tier One suppliers, and deploying agencies.
OmniAir’s leadership team is committed to keeping the organization at the forefront of testing and certification services for transportation technologies. In the coming months, OmniAir is planning to launch new programs for:
OmniAir will work on new initiatives for V2X-based tolling, module certification and continue to build its international partnerships to advance interoperability and certification across North America, Europe, and Asia.
About OmniAir Consortium
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 laboratories. Learn more about OmniAir at www.omniair.org.