2018 Child Endangerment Report

In 2008, the American Society of Addiction Medicine conferred the R. Brinkley Smithers Distinguished Scientist Award to him. In 2014, he received the University of Pittsburgh Legacy Laureate Award. Dr. Hingson has a Doctor of Science degree from the Johns Hopkins University. Tara Kelley-Baker, Ph.D., Data and Information Group Leader, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety As a scientist in the field of public health and transportation, Dr. Kelley-Baker has developed, evaluated and directed a multitude of research projects in the field of traffic safety. She has a particular interest in vulnerable populations, including issues affecting senior and young drivers, as well as women and young passengers. She also has significant expertise in the area of impaired driving, and she is currently Chair of the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety committee, a member of the International Council on Alcohol and Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS), and serves as a Research Advisor on the National Board of Directors for MADD. Dr. Kelley-Baker attended Boston University, where she received her Master of Social Work in Community Organization, Management and Planning, and the University of Maryland at College Park, where she received her Doctor of Philosophy in Human Development. Carl McDonald has 34 years of experience in traffic safety. Carl served 24 years in law enforcement, retiring from the Wyoming State Highway Patrol in 2006 at the rank of lieutenant after a seven-year tour in patrol headquarters in Cheyenne overseeing the agency’s training and public relations. In 1998, Carl’s only child, Carlene, was killed in a drunk driving collision at the age of 5. Several contributing factors in that fatal crash were the result of extreme child endangerment in a case that attracted considerable national media attention. Carl retired from the Wyoming State Patrol in 2006 after accepting a position with MADD’s national office as its first National Law Enforcement Initiatives Manager, acting as a liaison to the law enforcement community throughout the nation. Carl served on MADD’s first Child Endangerment Expert Panel. After serving with MADD for 10 years, McDonald retired in 2016 and now resides in Florida. Courtney Popp, Legal Advisor – Advanced Training Unit, King County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Traffic Safety Prosecutor Courtney Popp is the Legal Advisor for the King County Sheriff’s Office Advanced Training Unit. She is also a Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP) for the State of Washington, a position that is funded by a grant through the Washington Traffic Safety Commission in association with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators. Lieutenant Carl McDonald, Wyoming Highway Patrol, Ret.


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