Mission Statement

The Parking Association of the Virginias serves the parking industry in Virginia and West Virginia by providing educational and networking opportunities.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors conducts the business of PAV including annual workshops, elections, maintenance of web site and membership information, defining membership types, fees and benefits, etc. The Board of Directors has 10 members.

  • Director terms last two years
  • Half the board is up for re-election each year
  • Election ballots are normally issued in May of each year for a two year term beginning July 1
  • Board leadership is elected by the Board.

Officers for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019

PRESIDENT

Rob Fries, CAPP, City of Virginia Beach - RFries@vbgov.com

VICE PRESIDENT

Lynne Lancaster, CAPP, City of Richmond - Lynne.Lancaster@Richmondgov.com

SECRETARY

Rob Maroney, LAZ Parking - RMaroney@lazparking.com

TREASURER

Rebecca "Becca" White, CAPP, University of Virginia - rwc6j@virginia.edu

BOARD

Josh Cantor, George Mason University - jcantor1@gmu.edu

Justin Nelson, Eastern Virginia Medical School - nelsonjp@evms.edu

Chris Polk, CAPP, Republic Parking - cpolk@republicparking.com

Bart Neu, CAPP, City of Norfolk - bart.neu@norfolk.gov

Kyle Williams, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. - kyle.williams@kimley-horn.com

Committees

Scholarship Committee
Workshop Event Planning Committee

President

Rob Fries, CAPP

City of Virginia Beach - rfries@vbgov.com

I am the parking manager for the City of Virginia Beach. The City has a diverse parking system totaling to over 13,000 citywide spaces that includes the typical downtown central business district, the resort area at the oceanfront, and several remote surface lots. The City operates eight garages, ten surface lots, and 650 metered spaces, a parking enforcement program, and a 30-block residential parking permit program. My goals for PAV are to continue to meet the needs of our membership by providing on-going education and training sessions at our spring and fall workshops, and growing the membership base. I have enjoyed working with the board in creating a new service awards program to recognize the accomplishments and professional achievements of our members and organizations. I look forward to creating new opportunities for all our members to continue in the parking profession.

Vice President

Lynne Lancaster, CAPP

City of Richmond - Lynne.Lancaster@Richmondgov.com

Lynne Lancaster is a native of Philadelphia, Pa. She is the Parking Administrator for the City of Richmond. She holds a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture with a concentration in Commercial Revitalization.

Since coming to Richmond in 1995, she was employed by the City of Richmond as an economic development professional for 12 years with over 25 years of experience in economic development. Before returning to the City in 2010, she was the Administrator for the Broad Street Community Development Authority, overseeing their parking operations for five (5) parking facilities and special assessments.

She is a result-driven individual and truly committed to the renaissance of the City of Richmond. She has served on numerous boards CHIP, (Children’s Health Involving Parents), the Black History Museum and Cultural Center, Virginia Downtown Development Association, Virginia Museum of Fine Art-Friends of African American Art, Richmond Workforce Investment Board, the Urban League Guild of Greater Richmond, the Pythagoras School of Lost Building Trades, Girl Scouts, Northside Richmond YMCA and Richmond Neighborhood Housing Services, to name of few.

Active in International Parking Institute, she has been a member of the Membership Committee for six years where she serves as Co-chair. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Parking Association of the Virginias’ board.

Secretary

Rob Maroney, CAPP

Laz Parking - RMaroney@lazparking.com

Rob Maroney joined LAZ Parking in 2015 as the Vice President of Government Services. In this role, Rob supports LAZ Parking’s numerous public agency clients and furthers our Public Private Partnership efforts. With over 20 years in the parking and transportation profession, Rob brings extensive experience in municipal and government operations, management, and consulting.

Rob started his career in municipal government, and during his 12 year career with Norfolk, VA, he served as the Director of Parking for one of the largest municipally owned systems in the United States. Most recently, Rob was the Director of Parking and Transportation for Virginia Commonwealth University, overseeing the university’s parking, transportation, and fleet management programs.

In addition to his public sector career, Rob spent over four years as a Senior Consultant for one of the nation’s premier parking consulting and engineering firms, Walter P Moore. During this time Rob managed the firm’s consulting efforts for public sector clients where he worked to solve parking and transportation issues for municipalities across the country including Orlando, FL; Kansas City, MO; and Pittsburgh, PA.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Parking Association of the Virginias and is an active member of several national and regional parking associations. Rob holds a Government and Fine Arts degree from the College of William & Mary.

Treasurer

Rebecca "Becca" White, CAPP

University of Virginia - rwc6j@virginia.edu

Rebecca "Becca" White, CAPP, is the Director of the Department of Parking & Transportation at the University of Virginia (UVA). She is responsible for parking and transit operations at UVA on both the academic and medical center campuses, which represents 18,000 parking spaces, 11 parking garages, and 70,000 hours of transit service. Rebecca has presented on parking and transportation issues at regional and national conferences and has provided consulting services to peer campus parking and transportation operations. She has published articles in national and regional publications, and has served the parking industry’s regional and national trade associations through leadership positions. Rebecca graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Mathematics and obtained her Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) credential from the International Parking Institute in 1998.

Board

Josh Cantor

George Mason University - jcantor1@gmu.edu

Josh joined George Mason University in 2005 to head the Parking & Transportation Department. Josh is responsible for overseeing the parking services contract with SP+, as well as all other areas of parking including policy development, planning, budget, construction, and special events. As well, Josh directs the University’s transportation/commuter program, which includes shuttle operations, vanpooling, carpooling, bicycling, walking, Metro, the CUE bus, and other means of alternative transportation. He has previously served as President for the Parking Association of the Virginias (PAV), is the co-chair of the Educational Development of the International Parking Institute (IPI) has served on the IPI State & Regional Association Committee , is on the Customer Advisory Board for T2 Systems, and is a member of the Association of Commuter Transportation (ACT). Prior to working at George Mason, Josh spent five years at California State University, Fullerton with Parking & Transportation Services and the Office of the Vice President for Administration. Before his time at Cal State Fullerton, Josh worked for Congressman Matthew Martinez at his district office in Southern California. Josh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Cornell University and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Kentucky.

Justin Nelson

Eastern Virginia Medical School - nelsonjp@evms.edu

Justin Nelson is the Director of Parking and Transportation at Eastern Virginia Medical School, a position which he has held since February 2014. Justin joined the parking industry in 2005, and has held positions in enforcement, transportation demand management, customer service, facility maintenance, project management, and transportation planning. He has a Masters of Public Administration as well as an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice, both from Old Dominion University.

Bart Neu, CAPP

City of Norfolk - bart.neu@norfolk.gov

Bart currently serves as Parking Director for the City of Norfolk and has been consulting and managing parking and transportation operations throughout the United States for over 20 years. Bart has managed virtually all types of parking operations, including commercial facilities, valet, major event venues, airport, hospital, university and municipal. Starting in the parking industry in Colorado with a national parking management company, he oversaw daily and event operations for over 40 locations throughout the state. He went on to serve as Manager of Parking and Transportation Services at the University of Colorado Denver and then as a Senior Operations Consultant for a national parking consulting and engineering firm, working with universities and municipalities to improve the efficiency of their parking operations. Prior to coming to Norfolk, he served as the Manager of Parking and Transportation at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Norfolk has one of the largest self-operated municipal parking systems in the country, consisting of over 20,000 parking spaces in 16 parking garages, 9 surface lots and 700 on-street meters. Bart is a Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP).

Chris Polk, CAPP

Republic Parking - cpolk@republicparking.com

General Manager for Republic Parking System. I have been in the parking industry for 12 years. I attended Virginia Commonwealth University where I received my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. In 2016, I received my CAPP from IPI. I currently manage the parking contract for the City of Virginia Beach which includes ten surface lots, three garages, and all the on-street and residential parking areas including enforcement in Town Center. I am married with two young children.

Scott Silsdorf

Old Dominion University - ssilsdor@odu.edu

Scott joined Old Dominion University as the Director of Transportation and Parking Services in June 2013. He is responsible for leading a staff of nearly 100 employees to provide multimodal transportation options and parking in one of ODU’s 7,500 parking spaces located in five structures and over 30 surface parking lots. Transportation services are operated in-house with 10 Monarch Transit vehicles operating over 19 hours per day. Scott is passionate about using technology and innovation to increase efficiency and improve customer service, and is excited about the future opportunities in an evolving parking and mobility industry.

Prior to joining ODU, Scott worked for over ten years as a transportation planner for Parsons Brinckerhoff (now WSP) in Boston, MA and Norfolk, VA. His work included large transportation infrastructure investments throughout the northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Scott is a five-year Navy veteran, having served as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard the USS Gridley (CG-21) and USS John Young (DD-973) in San Diego, CA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia, and a joint Master of Science in Engineering and Master of City and Regional Planning Degree (Transportation Planning) from the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Kyle Williams

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. - kyle.williams@kimley-horn.com

Kyle has 11 years of professional consulting experience with Kimley-Horn, all in the Virginia Beach, VA office. Kyle’s expertise includes a wide variety of parking, traffic engineering, and transportation planning projects, primarily focused in the Virginia market. His specific parking experience includes developing parking management strategies, parking master plans, and performing parking supply/demand studies for municipal and university clients. He is one of Kimley-Horn’s experts in our proprietary parking demand software called Park+. Kyle has performed functional layouts of surface parking lots and garages, as well as, performed condition assessments and construction oversight of parking facilities for ongoing maintenance. His background in traffic planning, design, maintenance and operations, coupled with his parking experience, provides him with a complete and comprehensive approach to solving everyday parking and transportation challenges. This is becoming more important as parking is increasingly being viewed as a critical component of overall mobility.

Kyle has been an active PAV member and is a two-time past presenter. He will bring a great amount of enthusiasm and energy to the position. He will leverage his transportation background to bring new ideas to further integrate the parking and transportation communities.

Outside of work when he’s not spending time with his wife and two young daughters, Kyle enjoys surfing, weight lifting, swimming, cycling, hunting, and other outdoor activities. Kyle is an active volunteer at surfing events for the disabled and combat-wounded veterans to share his love for the ocean and surfing with others.

Committees and Leadership

 

Scholarship Committee

The Scholarship Committee receives the scholarship applications each year. The Chair convenes a review committee, made up of non-PAV members, to review applications. Depending on the association's funds and applicant pool, up to $1000 is distributed in scholarship funds annually. Applications must be received each year by June 15. More information and application available on the Scholarships and Awards page.

Workshop Event Planning Committee

The Workshop Event Planning Committee plans and executes the annual workshop including site selection, theme, speakers, trade show, silent auction, and social networking associated with workshop.

2018 Committee Leadership

Rob Fries

Rob Maroney

Lynn Lancaster