2015 Nebraska Tribal Transportation Conference

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
9:00-10:00 Registration & Networking
10:00-10:15 Welcome
Kyle Schneweis, Director, Nebraska Department of Roads
10:15-10:45 BIA Update regarding the federal Tribal Transportation Program
Tom Croymans, BIA Regional Roads Engineer, Great Plains Region
10:45-11:15 What are other Tribes in the Northern Plains doing?
Dennis Trusty, Northern Plains TTAP
Blakfeet Handout
Ft. Belknap Handout
Spirit Lake Handout
11:15-11:30 Q&A and Forum Discussion
11:30-11:40 Break
11:40-12:05 Santee Sioux Nation Presentation
Mike Crosley, Economic Development Director/Transportation Planner
No Handout Available
12:05-12:30 Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Presentation
Jacob Olsufka, Transportation Planner
12:30-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:25 NDOR District 3 Presentation
Kevin Domogalla, District 3 Engineer
Pat Boyle, District 3 Construction Engineer
1:25-1:50 NDOR Rural Transit
Kari Ruse, Manager of Transit Planning, NDOR Rail & Public Transportation
1:50-2:15 Omaha Tribe Presentation
Richard Valentino, Roads Manager & Transportation Planner
2:15-2:25 Break
2:25-2:50 Thurston County Presentation
Bullet Beaudette, County Highway Department
2:50-3:15 Winnebago Tribe Presentation
Ron Nohr, Engineer & Transportation Planner
Joy Johnson, Grant Writer
3:15-3:25 Q&A and Forum Discussion
3:25-3:30 Closing Comments