Dr. Alan Soltani, P.E., PhD - President

Alan Soltani is an accomplished civil engineer with experience in transportation, aviation, planning, general civil, program management and construction management. His career spans over 40 years in public and private sectors including 16 years at ODOT where he served as the state chief traffic engineer. He has been in the private industry since he left ODOT in 1999 and is a registered professional engineer in 32 states. He is the President and new owner of Standard Testing & Engineering, LLC in Oklahoma City.

Alan has been a member of OTEA since 1983. He has a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D., in Civil Engineering from The University of Oklahoma and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Oklahoma City University.

Alan lives in Edmond and has one daughter Nema, who is helping him run Standard Testing. He also has a grandson, Chase, who is a senior in high school and just enlisted in the U.S. Army and plans to become a paratrooper in Airborne school. A granddaughter, Katelyn, who is studying nursing and he is very proud of his great grandson, Cole, who is 18 months old.

Tammy Robinson, P.E. - Vice President

Tammy is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. She started her career with ODOT at the Roadway Design Squad while attending OSU. She continued to work for ODOT in both the Roadway Design Division and at the El Reno Construction Residency in Division IV for about 9.5 years. At that time, she transferred to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority as a Project Manager. While at OTA, she worked up to the position of Construction Engineer, managing all construction projects throughout the turnpike system. She was at OTA for about 7.5 years. After a short 2.5 year stint as a consultant engineer at EST managing a multitude of projects and types of work, Tammy went to work for Haskell Lemon Construction as the Chief Estimator. She has been there since 2014 working on a variety of projects.

Tammy is married to Roy and they are the proud parents of two boys: Alton, 14, and Reuben, 12. They live in Choctaw, OK

Marty Farris, P.E. - ODOT/OTA/FHWA Director

Marty first started with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation in 2009. In 2015 he joined the Traffic Division as the Engineering Manager over Standards, Specifications, and the State Qualified Products List.

In 2018 he took the position as the Design Engineering Manager for the ITS/Fiber Optics Branch of the Department. In this role he manages the Traffic Operations Center for the Department and creates construction plans for the State Fiber Network and ITS Infrastructure.

Eddy Barclay - City/County Director

Eddy Barclay has been working for Tulsa County for over 20 years . For the last 8 years has been the one of the Directors for Highway Maintenance for the North part of the Tulsa county working with County Commissioners and Engineers for road work projects, Work Zone Safety, Signs and markings. Eddy has been certified thru the International Municipal Signal Association and County Roads Scholar program thru Oklahoma State Local Technical Assistance Program and other training thru Oklahoma State County Commissioner Training. Eddy also oversees employees, scheduling projects, budgeting, corresponding with the citizens needs and other departments in and around Tulsa County.

In His spare time hobbies are Boating, traveling and enjoying friends, family and the citizens he serves.

Derick Millican, P.E. PTOE, RSP - Consultant Director

Derick Millican is a Lead Engineer specializing in traffic analysis and design for Olsson’s Roadway Team in the Oklahoma City office. He is passionate about considering both innovative and conventional design solutions to meet multimodal transportation needs, teamwork, continuous development, project management, and taking advantage of opportunities to positively impact roadway safety for all modes.

He was recently promoted to Lead Engineer in December 2018. His responsibilities include traffic signal design, temporary traffic control, signing and striping, roadway lighting design, traffic studies including operational and safety analysis, pedestrian-bicycle oriented design, geometric design, and roadside design including guardrail and barrier layouts. Derick has worked for Olsson for 2+ years and has been a consulting engineer for nearly 14 years.

Derick received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 2005. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the States of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arkansas, and he has been a member of OTEA since 2012 and ITE since 2008. Derick earned his Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification in 2010 and his Roadway Safety Professional (RSP1) certification in 2018 joining the first class of RSP1 certificants.

Derick has been married to his wife Jodie, an industrial engineer at Tinker Air Force Base, for over 13 years. They have four children: Roland (age 10), Rayleigh (age 7), Remington Jean (age 5), and Rigsby (age 2). Outside of the office, Derick enjoys spending time with his family, watching his children participate in soccer, basketball, and robotics competitions, hiking, cooking, and reading.

John Ford - Supplier/Contractor Director

John Ford, born and raised in Tulsa, OK he moved to Edmond, OK in 1999 and is the Oklahoma/Arkansas Regional Sales Manager for Wavetronix.

Wavetronix is a worldwide company, who uses their advanced radar technology and other innovative tools to make the world’s roads safer and more efficient.

In 2018, after more than fifteen years in sales in the construction and wholesale industries, John joined the team at Wavetronix. His years of sales experience taught him the benefit of building strong relationships with his customers and diving head first into learning everything he can about the products he represents. John has consistently been ranked in the top 15% of sales representatives nationally.

John graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems. John has been married to his wife Kristin since 2000 and has two children, Mackenzie and William. In his free time, he enjoys supporting his children by volunteering with the Boy Scouts, high school marching band and local Church youth programs.

Esther Shaw, P.E. - Past President

Esther M. Shaw-Smith, PE, PTOE is the Branch Manager of the Oklahoma office of Lee Engineering, a specialty traffic engineering firm founded over 29 years ago with offices in Phoenix, Dallas, Albuquerque, and San Antonio. She has held this position since the office was opened in January 2012. She is responsible for the primary project management, engineering design, and business development duties for the office. Lee Engineering performs traffic engineering work for ODOT, OTA, local municipalities, professional design consultant firms, and developers. Esther has worked in the consultant field for over 14 years and has experience in the government sector.

Esther received her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. She is a registered Professional Engineer in Oklahoma and Texas, a registered Professional Traffic Operations Engineer, a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Public Works Association, the Society of American Military Engineers, and the OU Alumni Association. Esther has been a member of the Oklahoma Traffic Engineering Association since 2005.

Esther and her husband Chris live in Norman and have two sons, Eli & Daniel.

Angelo Lombardo, P.E. - Secretary/Treasurer/OTEField Editor

Angelo Lombardo is the City Traffic Engineer in Norman, Oklahoma. He has held that position since October 1 of 1992. He manages the City’s Traffic Control Division in the Public Works Department which is responsible for the design, maintenance and operation of 170 traffic signals, more than 35,000 traffic control signs and pavement markings on more than 500 miles of roadways.

Angelo received his Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1983 and 1984 respectively. Upon graduation he joined the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and completed their Engineer-in-Training Program in May of 1985. He then joined ODOT’s Traffic Engineering Division where he worked until September of 1992.

He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Oklahoma, a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and its Missouri Valley Section, where he currently serves as President in the Board of Direction. He has been a member of the Oklahoma Traffic Engineering Association since 1986 and has been President and City/State/County Director, and currently serves as the Secretary-Treasurer and Editor of the OTEField - the organization’s quarterly Newsletter.

Angelo has been married to his wife Annie for 25 years. Annie is also an engineer and works for ODOT’s Bridge Division as an Engineering Manager. They have four children, Alicia - a Physician Assistant and recent graduate from Marquette University, Anna - a graduate student at Marquette University majoring in Speech Pathology, Maria - a junior majoring in nursing also at Marquette University, and Michael Angelo, a freshman at the Rhode Island School of Design majoring in art.