A technology and communications systems professional and experienced project manager, Shel has been active in the U.S. and Canada in the development, design and deployment of telecommunication, SCADA, security, and networking systems since 1974 working with local, state and federal agencies focusing on transportation, transit, hospital, university and financial systems. Shel’s systems experience include intelligent transportation systems, fiber cable deployment, traffic management centers, transit CAD/AVL systems, E 9-1-1 operation centers; computer aided dispatch and wireless systems for public safety, fiber optic communication networks, wireless communication systems, 10 GigE fiber backbone and core system networks, university & hospital systems to provide secure access to sensitive laboratory facilities. Shel has significant work experience merging legacy and new technologies. He is the author of FHWA’s “Telecommunications Handbook for Transportation Professionals”. Shel is a proud United States Air Force veteran.