WASHINGTON, DC – The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) is pleased to announce that Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Commissioner, State of New Jersey Department of Transportation, will serve as the association’s Second Vice-President. IBTTA is the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve tolling.
Gutierrez-Scaccetti was elected Second Vice-President by the membership during IBTTA’s 87th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Nova Scotia, Canada, this past September. The meeting brought together more than 800 transportation leaders from 23 countries to discuss innovative technologies, policies, funding options and business practices to provide greater mobility for drivers.
“IBTTA is pleased that Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Commissioner, State of New Jersey Department of Transportation will serve as our Second Vice President this year. Diane will bring her bold leadership and vision to our association and industry,” said Patrick D. Jones, Executive Director and CEO of IBTTA. “In New Jersey and around the world, tolling is providing greater mobility options for millions of customers. Diane’s extensive work in transportation comes at a critical time when communities and nations worldwide are looking at new ways to fund and finance vital transportation infrastructure.”
“I am thrilled and honored that my fellow IBTTA members have entrusted me with this leadership position,” said Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti. “My involvement as a member of the Board of Directors for IBTTA has allowed me to engage with members across the U.S. and around the world. I look forward to using my experience to address the many challenges and opportunities facing the transportation industry as well as learning from others and applying solutions and best practices that we can use here in New Jersey.”
A native of New Jersey, Gutierrez-Scaccetti is a transportation professional with more than 30 years in the industry, and 36 years in government service. She possesses extensive executive, operational, and planning knowledge. Most recently, the Commissioner served as the Executive Director and CEO at Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, a part of the Florida Department of Transportation. Under her leadership, Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise managed more than 460 centerline miles and a 5-year capital program in excess of $6 billion, supported by $1 billion in revenues.