Chris Ahmadjian, Ph. D.
Chris is responsible for leading a diverse team of highly skilled in-house and affiliated professionals to create a dynamic environment of innovative thinking.
Training and Outreach
Karen J. Dodge
Manager of Training and Development
Karen has a long history working in the public sector, beginning as a photographer for the State DPW in the 1980's.
Technical Training Specialist
Michael Smith is the Technical Training Specialist from Baystate Roads. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he development and implemented modern road maintenance techniques.
Stephanie Cottrell is a Project Coordinator for the Transportation Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Caitlin started as a Project Coordinator in September of 2022.
Mary Ann Donze
Mary Ann joined the UMass Transportation Center as a Project Coordinator in August of 2023.
Finance and Administration
Kristina Stetson joined the UMass Transportation Center Regional Traveler Information Center (RTIC) in 2001 as the project Business Manager.
Grants & Contracts Coordinator
Kimberly joined the UMass Transportation Center in February 2017 as the Grants & Contracts Coordinator.
Michelle has 24 years of bookkeeping experience.
Kassandra joined the UMass Transportation Center in January 2017 as an Administrative Assistant.
Marketing and Communications
Marketing and Communications Manager
With over 20 years of graphic design, web design and marketing experience, my goal is to increase the awareness and exposure of the UMass Transportation Center.
Media Relations Specialist
Kathryn Donnelly has been with the UMass Transportation Center since June 2014. Starting as a Workshop Coordinator under Baystate Roads, she transitioned to the Media Relations Specialist for the center in early 2016.