The National Safety Council (NSC) has elected Mike Munay, president and CEO of FirstGroup America to its board of directors. The NSC announced Murray's appointment at the 2009 Congress and Expo held October 25 - 30, 2009, in Orlando, Fla. As a board member, Munay will help guide NSCs overall strategy. He will also serve as a trustee for the organization, assisting with the group's development and fundraising activities. Murray's term as a board member runs through 2010.

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                                                                                                   CH2M Hill announces that Tim Neuman has been named
                                                                                               a senior fellow technologist. Neuman is the first transportation
                                                                                               technologist to achieve this top-level career achievement, and he
                                                                                               joins the esteemed company of four other active senior fellows
                                                                                               at CH2M Hill. Neuman has more than three decades of experi-
                                                                                               ence, planning and designing major highways, freeways and more
                                                                                               than 300 interchanges across the United States. He is a nation-
                                                                                               ally recognized expert in highway safety and traffic operations
                                                                                               related to geometric and context sensitive design, and he has
                                                                                               led or participated in many significant research projects for the
                                                                                               American Association of State Highway and Transportation Of-
                                                                                               ficials (AASHTO), the National Cooperative Highway Research
                                                                                               Program (NCHRP) and the Federal Highway Administration.

                                                                                                   Recently, Hartmut Schick, head of Daimler Buses World-
                                                                                               wide, announced the appointment of Richard Ferguson as
                                                                                               head of Daimler Buses North America effective Jan. 1, 2010.
                                                                                               Ferguson will succeed Dr. Andreas Strecker, the current presi-
                                                                                               dent and CEO. Dr. Strecker assumed responsibility of the North
                                                                                               American bus management for Daimler in 2002. In his eighth
                                                                                               year, Strecker has reestablished the brands Orion, Setra and
                                                                                               Sprinter in North America — even recently announcing the
                                                                                               hybrid leadership of the Orion transit bus brand. Ferguson is
                                                                                               no stranger to the North American bus industry having served
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                                                                         What                  as the CFO for the then Orion Bus Industries from 2000 to 2003.

                                                                                               Ferguson later went on to serve as president of Daimler’s North
                                                                                               American pre-owned truck operations and was subsequently

                                                                         mec                   promoted to vice president of s
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