​Welcome to AASHTO's Special Committee on Transportation Security and Emergency Management


Chair: Brian Ness, Director, Idaho Transportation Department

Vice Chair: Chuck Runyon, Executive Assistant, West Virginia Department of Transportation

Secretary: Daniel Ferezan, Program Manager for Transportation Security, FHWA

AASHTO Staff Liaison: Patrick Zelinski, Engineering Operations Specialist

AASHTO Staff Liaison: Gummada Murthy, Associate Program Director, Operations​

SCOTSEM's Vision
A national transportation community focused on the all hazards infrastructure protection and emergency management of a resilient surface transportation system.
SCOTSEM's Mission 
Serve state DOTs, other AASHTO committees, and partner organizations by developing, promoting, and supporting the coordinated implementation of all hazards infrastructure protection, emergency response, and related system operations/resilience programs.

2015 SCOTSEM Annual Meeting
The 2015 SCOTSEM Annual Meeting will be held in Berkley, California, August 10-14, 2015.

Roles of Transportation in Homeland Security

Article examining the roles that transportation agencies are developing to help prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from serious incidents. (Overview of DOT Roles.doc)