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Traffic & Parking Standing Committee


The main functions of the Traffic & Parking Committee are 1) to reflect various consumer opinions on  parking and transportation within the Vanderbilt community, 2) to review general policies and  procedures concerning University parking arrangements (including parking assignments and plans) and advise the Vice Chancellor for Administration as needed, 3) to support Parking Services by  reviewing appeals of parking citations, and 4) to review and disseminate information regarding  parking policies, temporary changes because of special events and construction, and alternative  transportation initiatives

Reports to: Vice Chancellor for Administration

2018-2019 Committee Members

Administrative/Ex Officio Members

  • Eric Kopstain, vice chancellor of administration, administration
  • Mike Perez, associate vice chancellor, chief facilities officer, administration;
  • Davis Strange, director, parking services and law enforcement systems, police department;
  • August Washington, associate vice chancellor and chief of police, administration;
  • Robert Waits, Landscape Architect

Faculty Members

  • Brian Bachmann, professor, chemistry, College of Arts and Science;
  • Mark Cannon, director, undergraduate studies, associate professor, education leadership, Peabody College;
  • Luke Froeb, William C. Oehmig Chair of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, Owen Graduate School of Management;
  • Leah Lowe, associate professor and chair, department of theatre, College of Arts and Science;
  • Tyler Nelson, associate professor, voice, Blair School of Music;
  • Susanna Rudy, instructor, nursing, School of Nursing;
  • Linda Sealy, director, Vanderbilt Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity, assistant professor, molecular physiology and biophysics, School of Medicine; and
  • Matt Tyska, scientific director, cell imaging shared resource, professor, cell and developmental biology, School of Medicine.


  • Aletha Karls, Audit, Risk & Advisory Services;
  • Jeff Loudon,  Academic Relationship;
  • Jason Steinas, Dean of Students; and
  • Anthony C. Tharp, School of Medicine administration.


  • Ian Faucher, undergraduate;
  • Rohan Marwaha, undergraduate;
  • Simon Silverberg, undergraduate;
  • Maren Wilder, undergraduate; 
  • Danielle Leach, graduate;
  • TBD, graduate;
  • Alicia McCormick, graduate; and
  • Tiffany Vazques, graduate.