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Timothy Drake

Professional Title: VP, Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Organization: Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America)

Sessions: Session 13

Biography

Timothy Drake serves as ITS America’s Vice President for Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs. He brings 10 years of experience in the private and non-profit sectors developing and implementing comprehensive strategic plans regarding policy, legislative, regulatory, and funding priorities and working on federal, state, and local transportation and infrastructure policy. Tim is responsible for developing ITS America’s policy positions on transportation and infrastructure issues including automated and connected vehicles, spectrum, sustainability, resiliency, and smart infrastructure. He is also responsible for ITS America’s interactions with federal agencies, including USDOT, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Department of Energy, as they develop guidance and regulations to implement federal law and policy in these areas. Prior to joining ITS America, Tim was a Public Policy Associate at Squire Patton Boggs, LLP, working on transportation and infrastructure policy and regulatory affairs. He advised public and private sector clients in a variety of issue areas, including infrastructure funding, automated vehicles, transportation technologies, safety regulations, unmanned aircraft systems, economic development, public transportation, and federal agency procurement. Mr. Drake is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (JD) and The Ohio State University (BA).