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, 2020 through June 30, 2021

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

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

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

Jeri Baker,  Virginia Tech - jab518@vt.edu

Scott Silsdorf, Old Dominion University - ssilsdor@odu.edu

Rick Siebert, City of Charlottesville - siebertr@charlottesville.org

Frank Kollmansperger, Entry Guard Systems, frank@entryguardsystems.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

Frank Kollmansperger

Entry Guard Sytems - frank@entryguardsystems.com

Frank Kollmansperger is President and owner of Entry Guard Systems, a parking and vehicle access control company based in Richmond, VA. A native of Norfolk, he and his family have lived in Richmond since 2003. Frank graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1984 and then served three years in the US Army as a Platoon Leader and Battery Executive Officer. Following his military service, he entered the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, where he earned an MBA in 1990. After graduating from UVA, Frank joined the staff of Trader Publishing Company, where he served in various management positions. In 2003 Frank purchased Entry Guard Systems (EGS) and moved with his wife and two sons to Richmond. Since then, he and his team have maintained EGS’ solid industry reputation and strong customer relationships, while expanding its presence to markets across the state of Virginia. They have expanded the company’s range of products and services, while staying focused on EGS’ commitment to providing the best customer service possible every day. As an active VMI alumnus, Frank has served as Class Agent, active local Chapter member and enthusiastic recruiter of ‘future’ cadets.

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.

Jeri Baker, Director, Parking & Transportation

Virginia Tech - jab518@vt.edu

Jeri Baker is responsible for all administrative functions relating to the management, maintaining, and planning of the university’s parking and transportation programs. The Office of Parking and Transportation, consisting of parking, transit, alternative transportation, and fleet services, is responsible for a variety of programs and services that make it possible for students, employees, and visitors to get around the university’s Blacksburg campus efficiently. The university has more than 16,400 parking spaces, a motorist assistance program, a fleet of approximately 300 vehicles, and a robust and award-winning alternative transportation program that includes daily shuttles from the Blacksburg campus to the Virginia Tech Carillion Research Institute in Roanoke as well as the Virginia Tech Research Center in Arlington. Before coming to Virginia Tech, Jeri Baker was the director of transportation services at the University of Massachusetts Amherst for two and a half years. In that role, she managed more than 250 employees within three departments including parking, transit, and fleet, and chaired the Parking and Transportation Advisory Board. From 2002 to 2013, Jeri Baker was the assistant director of parking and transportation services at the University of Texas at Austin. At UT Austin, her responsibilities included oversight of the parking, alternative transportation, special events, garages, enforcement, fleet, and marketing/publications teams that made up the unit. She also has experience working for FedEx as a senior manager, customer service agent for State Farm Insurance, and served 8 years in the US Navy/Reserves. A native of Texas, Baker earned a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from The University of Texas at Austin. In 2014, she completed the University of Massachusetts Driver Training Program and earned her Class B, passenger endorsed, air brakes rated Commercial Driver’s License.

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.

Rick Siebert

City of Charlottesville - siebertr@charlottesville.org

I started my career in parking at Central Parking System in Nashville as the city Operations Manager. I later moved to Charleston, WV, as the city GM for CPC. In 2000, I left Central for a position as the Operations Section Chief in the Division of Traffic & Parking for Montgomery County, MD. I had a variety of titles through a number of reorganizations to become the Chief of the Division of Parking in the Department of Transportation for the county. I retired from that position in 2015. I un-retired in December 2016 and took a position as the first Parking Manager for the City of Charlottesville. I think my experience has provided me with multiple perspectives on the industry. I have been an IPMI member since 2000 and was one of the first 100 CAPPs, although my certification lapsed during my brief retirement.

Association and Events Manager

Dawn Marti, dawncmarti1@gmail.com

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.

Committee Leadership

Rob Fries

Rob Maroney

Lynn Lancaster