What is NASTO?

The Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials (NASTO) brings together representatives from the state transportation departments of the Northeastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. NASTO serves as a focal point for discussion and research on transportation issues of interest to its members, with an emphasis on promoting cooperation and partnership among its members.NASTO members include the Transportation Departments (or equivalent) and their employees in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Our Leadership

Jennifer Cohan was appointed in January 2015 to be only the third woman to lead the Delaware Department of Transportation after serving as the Director of the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles since 2007. Her state public service career has spanned over 27 years. Jennifer has worked in the capacity of Financial/Program Manager at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control managing the state’s Clean Water Program. Jennifer has also worked with the Delaware State Legislature within the Office of the Controller General. Ms. Cohan has also held an array of leadership positions within the Delaware Department of Transportation in the areas of Planning, Finance, and Motor Carrier Safety. She is an adjunct professor at Wilmington University, teaching leadership and public policy in the Master’s program. Ms. Cohan is an active board member of the Greater Dover Boys and Girls Club and serves as Chair of the Southern Delaware American Heart Association Board of Directors.

Secretary Cohan currently serves as President of the Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials and a member of the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials Board of Directors, the Diamond State Port Corporation Board of Directors, the Northeast Corridor Commission, and serves as the Chair of the I-95 Corridor Coalition’s Executive Board, and Transportation Research Board Executive Committee and is an executive member of the National Transportation Research Board.

Jennifer graduated summa cum laude from Wilmington University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Science in Public Administration. Jennifer also attended the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.

Current Officers

PresidentJennifer Cohan, DE
Vice PresidentPete Rahn, MD
TreasurerPhilip Scarrozzo, CT
SecretaryNicole Majeski, DE

Board of Directors


James P. Redeker, Commissionerct-seal1
Connecticut Department of Transportation
2800 Berlin Turnpike
P.O. Box 317546
Newington, CT 06131-7546
(860) 594-3000


Jennifer Cohan, Secretaryde-seal
Delaware Department of Transportation
119 Lower Beach Street, Suite 100
Wilmington, DE 19805-4440
(302) 760-2303

District of Columbia

Leif Dormsjo, Directordc-seal
District of Columbia Department of Transportation
55 M Street, SE, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 673-6813


David Bernhardt, Commissionermaine-seal
Maine Department of Transportation
Transportation Building
16 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0016
(207) 624-3000


Pete K. Rahn, Secretarymd-seal
Maryland Department of Transportation
7201 Corporate Center Drive
Hanover, MD 21076
(410) 865-1003


Stephanie Pollack, Secretary and CEOmass-seal
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
10 Park Plaza, Suite 4160
Boston, MA 02116
(857) 368-8892

New Hampshire

Victoria Sheehan, Commissionernh-seal
New Hampshire Department of Transportation
John O. Morton Building
7 Hazen Drive
P.O. Box 483
Concord, NH 03302-0483
(603) 271-3734

New Jersey

Richard Hammer, Acting Commissionernj-seal
New Jersey Department of Transportation
1035 Parkway Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 530-2002

New York

Matthew Driscoll, Commissionerny-seal
New York State Department of Transportation
50 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12232
(518) 457-4422


Dino Bagnariol, Directorontario-seal
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
3rd Floor Ferguson Block
77 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON
M7A 1Z8
(416) 327-8521


Leslie S. Richards, P.E., Secretarypa-seal
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Keystone Building
400 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0095
(717) 787-5574


Denis Marsolais, Chefquebec-seal
Service des relations extérieures
Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et
de l’Électrification des transports du Québec
700, boulevard René-Levesque Est, 25e étage
Québec (Québec) G1R 5H1
(418) 644-1044, ext. 22413

Rhode Island

Peter Alviti Jr., Directorri-seal
Rhode Island Department of Transportation
State Office Building
Two Capitol Hill, Room 210
Providence, RI 02903-1124
(401) 222-2481


Chris Cole, Secretaryvt-seal
Vermont Agency of Transportation
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05633-5001
(802) 828-2657