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SACRAMENTO, CA—The California High-Speed Rail Authority announced the appointments of Joseph Hedges as chief operating officer and Pamela ­Mizukami as chief deputy director. Hedges, a retired U.S. Navy captain, has 35 years of experience and joins the ­program from Washington State DOT.

Mizukami has served in various roles at the California Department of Motor Vehicles since 2006, most recently deputy director, Administrative Services Division.

IRVINE, CA—Brett Jones recently joined the Irvine office of Parsons as a vice president, business development. His 28 years of civil engineering experience includes public transit planning and final design, major rail stations and high-speed rail.

WASHINGTON, DC—Mitch Alderman has joined Network Rail Consulting as vice president, North America-West. He has worked in rail management for 33 years, most recently with Pacific Railways Enterprises.

NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced the appointment of ­Stephen Scully as chairman of its board of directors. He succeeds Warren Mitchell, who will remain on the board. Scully was founder and president of the Scully Companies, a California-based truck leasing and specialized contract carriage provider, which he sold in 2011.

ORANGE, CA—Orange County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett has been named chair of the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors, succeeding Michael Hennessey, who remains on the board. Bartlett joined the OCTA board in 2014 and served as vice chair last year. La Habra Mayor Tim Shaw was named vice chair. He has served on the OCTA board since 2012.

OCEANSIDE, CA—John M. Maddox is the founder and president of Transit Bus Technical Advisors, a consulting firm focusing on bus and fueling issues. Maddox worked 10 years at BAE Systems and earlier was chief engineer at Flyer Industries (now New Flyer) and vice president of engineering and sales at Bus Industries of America/Ontario Bus Industries.

Maddox has been involved in numerous APTA/FTA technical committees, co-chairing the CNG/LNG Standard Bus Procurement Guidelines Working Group and serving as advanced propulsion technology officer for the Clean Propulsion Committee.

NEW YORK CITY—Denise Turner Roth, administrator of the General Services Administration from 2015-2017, has been appointed chief development officer of WSP USA. Prior to joining GSA, Roth was city manager for Greensboro, NC.

TAMPA, FL—The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors voted to re-elect its current slate of officers for 2018: chairman, Hillsborough County Commissioner Lesley (Les) Miller; vice chairperson, Richard McClain; and secretary, Tampa City Councilman Mike Suarez.

VANCOUVER, WA—Three new members have joined the C-TRAN Board of Directors: Battle Ground City Councilor Adrian Cortes, Washougal Mayor Molly Coston and Camas City Councilor Shannon Turk.

The board selected Clark County Council Chair Marc Boldt and Ridgefield City Councilor John Main to continue serving as chair and vice chair respectively in 2018.

CINCINNATI—The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) Board of Trustees has elected Kreg Keesee its chair and Maurice Brown vice chair.

Keesee, a board member since 2014, is chief supply information officer for a manufacturer of coatings and printing products. Brown, a city employee since 2007 and president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Workers (AFSCME) Local 250, joined the board in 2015.

WILMERDING, PA—Donald M. Itzkoff has joined Wabtec Corporation as vice president, government relations and public affairs. Itzkoff, deputy FRA administrator in the Clinton administration, most recently led in U.S. government affairs for GE Transportation.
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