Great Ideas - Judges

Judging

Judges for the Great Idea Challenge are recruited from among various levels of experience throught the Michigan transportation community.  Judges for each year are listed below.

2018 Judges

  • Yet to be selected.

2017 Judges

  • Christoper Gilbertson, PhD, PE - Associate Director, Center for Technology & Training
  • Andrew Manty, PE - Research Engineer, Center for Technology & Training
  • Lance Malburg - Engineer, Dickinson County Road Commission

2016 Judges

  • Andi Barajas – Challenge Coordinator, Michigan LTAP
  • Robert Lindbeck – Engineer/Manager, Alger County Road Commission
  • Peter Meingast – Engineering Assistant, Center for Technology & Training
  • Drew Roberts – Engineer Intern, Center for Technology & Training
  • Pete Torola, PE – Research Engineer, Center for Technology & Training

2015 Judges

  • Andi Barajas – Challenge Coordinator, Michigan LTAP
  • Lance Malburg - Engineer, Dickinson County Road Commission
  • Larry Hummel - Engineer-Manager, Van Buren County Road Commission
  • Mike TenBrock - Project Engineer, Kent County Road Commission

2014 Judges

  • Christopher Gilbertson, Phd, PE - Senior Research Engineer, Center for Technology & Training
  • Mark Jahnke - President, Specialty Claims Services, Inc.
  • Jeff Silagy - Transportation Specialist, Michigan DEQ
  • Ron Young, PE - Engineer-Manager (retired), Alcona County Road Commission
  • Kurt Zachary, PE - Local Program Manager, FHWA Michigan Division

2013 Judges

  • Mark Jahnke, President, Specialty Claims Services, Inc.
  • John Ryynanen, Training Coordinator, Center for Technology & Training
  • Jeff Silagy - Transportation Specialist, Michigan DEQ
  • Ron Young, PE - Engineer-Manager (retired), Alcona County Road Commission
  • Kurt Zachary, PE - Local Program Manager, FHWA Michigan Division