John Halikowski
 
 
John served for twelve years at the Arizona House of Representatives as Director of Research where he was responsible for drafting, presenting, researching and working with affected constituencies on transportation related legislation. He was involved in major legislation that included the Maricopa County Transportation plan, State Highway Construction Acceleration, Privatization, DUI, Transportation Finance and Graduated Driver Licensing.
           
Prior to that, he spent six years with Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) serving in various capacities including: Executive Assistant to the MVD Director, Deputy Director, Driver License Program, Legislative Liaison, MVD Customer Services and Central Processing Administrator and MVD Deputy Director and Operations Chief.
           
John received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Arizona State University.  He has also completed the following professional training programs for transportation leaders:
  • Wharton Transportation Executive Program
  • American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) National Transportation Leadership Institute
Currently, John serves on various transportation related boards, commissions, committees and councils.  The memberships include: 

  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Standing Committee on Research, Chair
  • Arizona-Mexico Commission, Transportation-Infrastructure and Ports Committee, Co-Chair
  • Arizona Governor's Commission on Privatization and Efficiency
  • Arizona Governor's Joint Border Security Advisory Committee
  • Arizona Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Council, Executive Committee
  • Arizona Governor's Transformation Committee
  • Arizona Governor's National Research Council Oversight Committee
  • Arizona Governor's Transportation and Trade Corridor Alliance, Co-Chair
  • Border Governor's Conference, Logistics and International Crossings Worktable, Co-Chair
  • Transportation Research Board, Executive Committee and Subcommittee for National Research Council Oversight
  • Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Vice President