Board of Directors

  • Chair

    David G. Onorato, CAPP
    Executive Director, Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh

    David G. Onorato, CAPP
    Executive Director, Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh

  • David G. Onorato, CAPP
    Executive Director, Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh, Pa.

    Doppelgänger: Tom Selleck or Randy Grossman.

    Happy place: Any time spent at our lake house.

    Childhood dream: Becoming a professional athlete.

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: Trip to Italy.

    Dream wheels: 1979 metallic blue Berlinetta Camero.

  • Past Chair

    Roamy R. Valera, CAPP
    CEO, North America, PayByPhone Technologies, Inc.

    Roamy R. Valera, CAPP
    CEO, North America, PayByPhone Technologies, Inc.

  • Roamy R. Valera, CAPP
    CEO, North America, PayByPhone Technologies, Inc.

    Miramar, Fla.

    In six words: Took advantage of every opportunity given.

    Happy place: There is no better place than Palancar Beach in Cozumel, Mexico. I have enjoyed the most relaxing times and memories on that beach.

    Childhood dream: I always wanted to be an architect.

    Slogan: I hate losing more than I love winning (it motivates me!).

    Greatest accomplishment: The legacy of my three children, who are amazing human beings.

  • Chair Elect

    Gary A. Means, CAPP
    Executive Director, Lexington Parking Authority

    Gary A. Means, CAPP
    Executive Director, Lexington Parking Authority

  • Gary A. Means, CAPP
    Executive Director, Lexington Parking Authority

    Lexington, Ky.

    Superpower: I can do a better cartwheel than any non-YPIP!

    Doppelgänger: Casey Jones, CAPP, of SP+. I can’t walk across the IPI Expo floor without someone saying “Hi Casey” to me.

    Happy place: Near water, preferably the ocean, with my wife.

    Slogan: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Matthew 7:12.

    Hidden talent: Bass player.

  • Treasurer

    Alejandra Argudin, CAPP
    Chief Operations Officer, Miami Parking Authority

    Alejandra Argudin, CAPP
    Chief Operations Officer, Miami Parking Authority

  • Alejandra Argudin, CAPP
    Chief Operations Officer, Miami Parking Authority

    Miami, Fla.

    Ultimate dinner guest: Oprah Winfrey.

    Happy place: The beach is my happy place.

    Greatest accomplishment: Being a mom of two wonderful boys.

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: Go on an African safari.

    Parking rocks because: It is an industry that is constantly changing and has great opportunities for growth.

  • Chris Austin, CAPP
    Director, University at Buffalo, Parking & Transportation Services

    Chris Austin, CAPP
    Director, University at Buffalo, Parking & Transportation Services

  • Chris Austin, CAPP
    Director, University at Buffalo, Parking & Transportation Services

    Buffalo, N.Y.

    Happy place: Florida in March

    Childhood dream: To be a United States Senator (Senator is a close runner-up to parking and mobility!)

    Slogan: Wherever the next year takes you, enjoy the ride!

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: Vacation across Europe

    Extracurriculars: Golf, bowling, traveling and experiencing new places

  • Bridgette Brady, CAPP
    Senior Director of Transportation and Mail Services, Cornell University

    Bridgette Brady, CAPP
    Senior Director of Transportation and Mail Services, Cornell University

  • Bridgette Brady, CAPP
    Senior Director of Transportation and Mail Services, Cornell University

    Ithaca, N.Y.

    Happy place: Glacier National Park.

    Childhood dream: Anything that had to do with horses—a cowgirl.

    Slogan: Courage.

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: Live on a beach.

    Extracurriculars: Endurance sports and training, travel, enjoying the outdoors and nature.

  • Larry J. Cohen, CAPP
    Executive Director, Lancaster Parking Authority

    Larry J. Cohen, CAPP
    Executive Director, Lancaster Parking Authority

  • Larry J. Cohen, CAPP
    Executive Director, Lancaster Parking Authority

    Lancaster, PA

    Career before parking: I graduated with a degree in communications and spent about a year at a radio station as a disc jockey, club promoter, and ad salesperson.

    Happy place: Opening Day (baseball)—meaning winter is officially over!

    Childhood dream: Professional baseball player or TV Sportscaster.

    Slogan: The harder you work, the luckier you become.

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: To see the country, one professional baseball and football stadium at a time.

  • Pamela Corbin, CAPP
    Parking Administration and Planning Manager, City of Orlando

    Pamela Corbin, CAPP
    Parking Administration and Planning Manager, City of Orlando

  • Pamela Corbin, CAPP
    Parking Administration and Planning Manager, City of Orlando

    Orlando, Fla.

    Superpower: Strong intuition.

    Career before parking: U.S. Air Force Management Analyst.

    Ultimate dinner guest: Ronald Reagan.

    Extracurriculars: Kayaking, hiking, and traveling.

    Dream wheels: Lamborghini Gallardo

  • Allen L. Corry, CAPP
    Assistant Vice President, Parking Business Unit, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

    Allen L. Corry, CAPP
    Assistant Vice President, Parking Business Unit, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

  • Allen L. Corry, CAPP
    Assistant Vice President, Parking Business Unit, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

    Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

    Career before parking: Spent 30 years in the United States Army, which spanned from the Viet Nam era to the Iraqi era.

    Greatest accomplishment: Transitioning from a leader in the U.S. Army to a leader as a parking professional.

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: To play poker in a casino in Monte Carlo.

    Extracurriculars: Played basketball on the Harlem Magicians with players from the original Globetrotters.

    Parking rocks because: Everyone who drives must participate.

  • Robert Ferrin
    Assistant Director for Parking Services, City of Columbus Department of Public Service

    Robert Ferrin
    Assistant Director for Parking Services, City of Columbus Department of Public Service

  • Robert Ferrin
    Assistant Director for Parking Services, City of Columbus Department of Public Service

    Columbus, Ohio

    Career before parking: Downtown development professional.

    Childhood dream: Professional Lego builder.

    Greatest accomplishment: Personal – marrying my soulmate and having two amazing children. Professional – starting a parking program from the ground-up in Aurora, Colo.

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: Take a year-long worldwide cruise with my wife.

    Parking rocks because: It’s the nexus between transportation and land use, the glue that makes cities work.

  • Tope Longe, MBA, MBEF
    Specialist, Contract Performance, Integrated Transport Centre, Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport

    Tope Longe, MBA, MBEF
    Specialist, Contract Performance, Integrated Transport Centre, Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport

  • Tope Longe, MBA, MBEF
    Specialist, Contract Performance, Integrated Transport Centre, Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport

    Abu Dhabi, UAE

    In six words: Predictably enigmatic, yet an open book.

    Doppelgänger: Sophie Loren, so I've been told, though I can't see it.

    Ultimate dinner guest: President Obama.

    Extracurriculars: It's got to be listening to music and dancing.

    Hidden talent: Toying with numbers.

    If I were rich: I'd use the riches to put a smile on the faces of those less privileged. How I’d love to meet people at their point of need and when they least expect.

  • Jaime Lopez de Aguilar
    President, Grupo Setex

    Jaime Lopez de Aguilar
    President, Grupo Setex

  • Jaime Lopez de Aguilar
    President, Grupo Setex

    Madrid, Spain

    Career before parking: But was there life before parking?

    In six words: I never follow the marked path.

    Happy place: My house in Mallorca, Spain.

    Extracurriculars: Music, hiking, skiing, writing, drawing.

    Parking rocks because: For a driver, every trip starts and ends with parking.

  • Mark Lyons, CAPP
    Manager, City of Sarasota, Fla.

    Mark Lyons, CAPP
    Manager, City of Sarasota, Fla.

  • Mark Lyons, CAPP
    Manager, City of Sarasota, Fla.

    Sarasota, Fla.

    Career before parking: Aviation.

    In six words: Are you who you wanna be?

    Extracurriculars: Watching sunsets, playing beach volleyball, kayaking, golf, playing with my grandson.

    Hidden talent: Acting.

    If I were rich: I am rich! But, if I had lots and lots of money, let’s start by developing a global social platform to strengthen family and develop individual courage. It is said that nothing can be accomplished first without courage.

  • Brian D. Shaw, CAPP
    Executive Director, Department of Parking & Transportation Services, Stanford University

    Brian D. Shaw, CAPP
    Executive Director, Department of Parking & Transportation Services, Stanford University

  • Brian D. Shaw, CAPP
    Executive Director, Department of Parking & Transportation Services, Stanford University

    Stanford, Calif.

    Career before parking: Alternative transportation. I've always been trying to get people out of their cars!

    Happy place: Any day when UCLA, Stanford, and FC Barcelona all win!

    Slogan: "Do or do not, there is not try." - Yoda.

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: Attend the El Classico at Camp Nou.

    Hidden talent: I have really good hands and can catch just about anything.

  • Jennifer Tougas

    Jennifer I. Tougas, Ph.D., CAPP
    Director, Parking and Transportation Services, Western Kentucky University

    Jennifer I. Tougas, Ph.D., CAPP
    Director, Parking and Transportation Services, Western Kentucky University

  • Jennifer Tougas

    Jennifer I. Tougas, Ph.D., CAPP
    Director, Parking and Transportation Services, Western Kentucky University

    Bowling Green, Ky.

    Ultimate dinner guest: Jacque Cousteau.

    Childhood dream: A veterinarian.

    Slogan: If every obstacle becomes a stepping stone, you will never fail to succeed.

    Parking rocks because: It’s an inclusive, diverse, and incredibly supportive community.

    Dream wheels: Corvette (After all, I do live in Bowling Green, Ky.--home of the Corvette).

  • Shawn Conrad, CAE
    CEO, International Parking & Mobility Institute

    Shawn Conrad, CAE
    CEO, International Parking & Mobility Institute

  • Shawn Conrad, CAE
    CEO, International Parking & Mobility Institute

    Alexandria, VA

    Superpower: Dogs and grandmothers love me.

    Career before parking: Many, many years ago I had an egg route.

    In six words: Music will set you free.

    Ultimate dinner guest: Abraham Lincoln.

    Happy place: My woodshop.

    Childhood dream: To have had a locker next to Tom Seaver’s – NYMets pitching great. Or to own and operate a cattle ranch in a scenic valley.

    Slogan: I hope we are not there yet, keep driving.

    Greatest accomplishment: Of course my family.

    No. 1 thing on your bucket list: To get more buckets.