Vice President for Technical Programs
As Vice President for Technical Programs, Jennifer is the primary program manager for ITS America’s research and technology collaboration with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Jennifer joins ITS America from SAIC where she supported the U.S. DOT's ITS Joint Program Office and the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Operations for the past 11 years. As a Transportation Engineer and Deputy Program Manager, she performed studies of dozens of ITS applications deployed across the country ranging from technologies that support traffic flow through work zones, to incident management and pedestrian safety. Carter also spent five years supporting U.S. DOT exclusively on program assessment and performance evaluation of transportation systems including studies on safety, public transit, parking, real-time traveler information, commercial vehicle operations and more.