The Responder e-newsletter relies upon valuable input from practitioners from different disciplines to provide timely, relevant information to readers. The following provides information about our contributors, and we sincerely thank them for their regular submissions.

Eric Reddeck
Eric Reddeck serves as the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation “Everyone Goes Home” advocate ( He is Founder/Chairman of the Hampton Roads Fire Safety Officials Committee and the Hampton Roads Highway Incident Management Committee. He publishes a periodic informational bulletin and engages in as many responder training discussions as possible. Blog: View from the Street

Eric Rensel
Eric Rensel serves as the TIM Network Liaison. He oversees the publication of The Responder e-newsletter and prepares a monthly “Message from the TIM Network Liaison” column. Eric also helps to develop web content and hosts the “Talking about TIM” podcast, a new initiative from the TIM Network and I-95 Corridor Coalition. He also periodically represents the TIM Network at speaking engagements.
Pat Noyes
Pat Noyes is the Founding Principal of Pat Noyes & Associates in Boulder, Colorado. She has over thirty years of experience in public and private sector traffic engineering. Pat is a member of the TRB Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations Committee (RTSMO) and Co-chair of the TIM Subcommittee. She has over 15 years of experience in fire and emergency medical response, serving as a firefighter, medical lieutenant, and public information officer. Pat has developed numerous traffic incident management programs, including programs for heavily congested urban freeways, suburban and rural highways, toll roads, and large reconstruction projects. She has also developed and delivered incident and emergency management training for the I-95
Corridor Coalition, FHWA, ITE, ASCE, and state DOTs. Pat holds masters degrees in Civil Engineering and Geography. Blog: RTSMO TIM Subcomittee Blog

Kimberly C. Vásconez
Kimberly C. Vásconez, MPIA, is a professional emergency manager and serves as the team leader of Traffic Incident and Events Management and director of the TIM program in FHWA’s Office of Operations. Her team develops national policy, guidance, and tools for TIM; traffic planning for special events; incident management for transportation officials; and disaster transportation planning. Kim has 28 years of disaster management experience with FHWA, the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the U.S. Agency for International Development. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Kim prepares a regular column for The Responder titled “FHWA Forum,” which provides important updates from FHWA, as well as timely information about the national TIM program.

Nadine Levick
Dr. Nadine Levick, MD MPH, is an Emergency Medicine physician and nationally and internationally recognized lead researcher in EMS systems safety. Dr. Levick has held senior faculty positions in preeminent academic centers in the U.S. and Australia, and also chairs the EMS Safety Subcommittee of the National Academies Transportation
Research Board. She has published extensively and been awarded a number of prestigious national and international research and leadership awards for her interdisciplinary and knowledge transfer research in EMS systems safety. Blog: EMS Safety Foundation Blog

Eileen Singleton
Eileen Singleton, P.E., has 25 years of experience working as an engineer, the past 17 as a staff member of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC). In her position as a Principal Transportation Engineer at BMC, she plans and supports projects of the Baltimore Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) that focus on enhancing the safety, security, and efficiency of the region’s transportation system through improved management and operation of the transportation system and implementation of technology. She provides staff support to several MPO committees, including the “TIM for the Baltimore Region Committee.” Eileen is a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Regional Transportation Systems Management & Operations (RTSMO) Committee, and she co-chairs the RTSMO Regional TIM Subcommittee. She has also served on several TIM-related panels supporting SHRP2 and NCHRP projects. Eileen has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and a master of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. She is a registered Professional Engineer in Maryland. Blog: RTSMO TIM Subcomittee Blog