Meet the team behind the scenes working to support California's local public agency workforce
The California LTAP Center (CALTAP) draws upon the strengths of the Center for International Trade & Transportation (CITT) and the College of Engineering (COE) at California State University, Long Beach. Contact us to find out more about CALTAP and our portfoilio of subsidized LPA training and technical assistance.
Director O’Brien’s extensive experience and professional network in transportation & logistics brings expanded resources to CALTAP from synergistic workforce partners like COGs, WIBs, and MPOs. A recognized industry leader, Tom’s finding new ways to bring value to California’s local, rural, and tribal agencies.
Research & Coordination
A CSULB grad student and certified Global Logistics Professional, Mr. Schiwek provides transportation research and web content on issues that resonate with our local agency audience, including policy updates, funding opportunities, and new practices and techniques, all with a focus on technology transfer.
GIS Training Specialist
As Executive Assistant to Director O’Brien, Ms. Eide keeps Tom well-organized as she maintains our office systems, services, and procedures. Critical to keeping our CALTAP team synchronized and our events well-planned and executed, Marisa’s interdepartmental experience is key to accessing institutional resources.
Ms. Park coordinates CALTAP Center communications and e-marketing in addition to providing support strategies for client outreach, management, and retention. As a Research Associate, she contributes to white papers, briefs, and industry reports for the Center’s grant-funded transportation research projects.
"There can be no doubt that the transportation sector is the most critical sector of our economy."
— Robert Brady
California LTAP supports local public transportation agencies across the state by providing professional training, technical assistance, knowledge transfer, and worksite best practices and innovations that help them plan, manage, and maintain their roadway infrastructure.
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