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Appendix A. Suggested Membership for Executive Committees and Example Roles and Responsibilities

Members

  • Secretary/Director
    • Department of Transportation
    • Department of Public Safety
    • Department of Health
    • Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Emergency Medical Services Authority
  • Commissioner/Superintendent State Police
  • Chair, State Police Chiefs Association
  • Federal Agency Representatives (FHWA, NHTSA, FMCSA)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Establish SHSP policies and procedures, review progress, provide advice and guidance, address challenges, and remove barriers;
  • Provide support and assistance to specific SHSP strategies;
  • Encourage collaboration among the agencies and stakeholders;
  • Align agency with the SHSP’s goals and objectives;
  • Recommend and designate safety professionals for the Steering Committee and Emphasis Area Teams;
  • Communicate information about the SHSP within agencies and in public forums; and
  • Share progress on safety initiatives.

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