Professional Title: Vice President, Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Organization: Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America)
Sessions: Session 2
Timothy Drake serves as ITS America’s Vice President for Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs. In this position, Mr. Drake is responsible for developing ITS America’s policy positions on transportation and infrastructure issues including automated and connected vehicles, sustainability, smart infrastructure, cybersecurity, and Mobility on Demand. He is also responsible for ITS America’s interactions with federal agencies as they develop guidance and regulations to implement federal law and policy in these areas.
Prior to joining ITS America, Mr. Drake was a Public Policy Associate at Squire Patton Boggs, LLP, working on transportation and infrastructure policy and regulatory affairs. Mr. Drake advised public and private sector clients on the development and implementation of comprehensive strategic plans regarding transportation policy, legislation, regulation, and funding priorities. He worked with clients in a variety of issue areas, including public transportation, infrastructure funding, automated vehicles, transportation technologies, safety regulations, unmanned aircraft systems, economic development, and federal agency procurement.
Mr. Drake is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (JD) and The Ohio State University (BA).