International Parking Institute Announces Class of 2010 Certified Administrator of Public Parking Program Graduates

CAPP respected worldwide as leading credential for parking professionals industry

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA - May 19, 2010 - The International Parking Institute (IPI) announced the 2010 graduates of its Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) program at the IPI Conference & Expo in Las Vegas last week. This year's 20 graduates represent the breadth of the parking profession, coming from small and large municipal agencies and universities and hospital campuses as well as parking management service companies.

"The parking profession is increasingly being recognized by architects, city planners, building owners and transportation authorities as integral to successful planning and development," explained IPI Executive Director Shawn Conrad, CAE.  "This year's CAPP graduates represent a new crop of outstanding leaders in our profession."

The CAPP is considered the leading credential of the parking profession. Developed in partnership with the University of Virginia, CAPP is a rigorous two-year training and examination program culminating in the awarding of the designation Certified Administrator of Public Parking. The program is designed to establish a benchmark of excellence for the industry and provide a means by which parking and transportation professionals can demonstrate their proficiency. CAPP graduates receive extensive management training and can boast professional expertise in parking-specific issues including safety and security, facility design and enforcement.

Graduates of the 2010 Certified Administrator of Public Parking program:

  • Paul Dugas, CAPP, City of Houston Parking Management Division, Houston, Texas
  • Gloria Gallo, CAPP, Fort Lee Parking Authority, Fort Lee, New Jersey
  • Eve Grubb, CAPP, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
  • Lissette Hernandez, CAPP, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • Maria Irshad, CAPP, City of Houston Parking Management Division, Houston, Texas
  • Bridgette Johnson, CAPP, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
  • Josh Kavanagh, CAPP, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
  • William Knobeloch, CAPP, City of Madison, Wisconsin
  • Barry Lohr, CAPP, Sundance Square Management, L.P., Fort Worth, Texas
  • Gary Means, CAPP, Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Wayne Mixdorf, CAPP, Baltimore County Revenue Authority, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Olubunmi Omitoyin, CAPP, InterPark Incorporated, Chicago, Illinois
  • David Onorato, CAPP, Pittsburgh Parking Authority, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Patricia Rumi, CAPP, Fort Lee Parking Authority, Fort Lee, New Jersey
  • Carey Redd, CAPP, Hartford Parking Authority, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Joseph Ryan, CAPP, City of St. Louis, Missouri
  • Atif Saeed, CAPP, Ace Parking Management, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
  • Christopher Speers, CAPP, Pittsburgh Parking Authority, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Andy Troth, CAPP, Oklahoma University Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Melissa Yates, CAPP, University of Colorado, Boulder Parking & Transportation Services, Boulder, Colorado

About The International Parking Institute
Founded in 1962, the International Parking Institute is the largest trade association representing the parking industry. Members include professionals from cities, port authorities, civic centers, academic institutions, hospitals, airports, theme parks, corporate complexes, race tracks, transit and transportation agencies, convention and sports centers, architects, engineers, financial consultants, urban planners, commercial parking operators and suppliers of equipment, products and services to the parking and transportation industry.

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