The Professional Driver Education Association

As a national advocate for quality traffic safety education, ADTSEA is elevating the driver education standard and providing resources to support driving schools across the nation.

About ADTSEA

ADTSEA hosts conferences, develops drivers education materials, issues credentials to a driver ed instructors, and provides consultative services for driving schools. In 1970, ADTSEA took over the management of the National Student Safety Program (NSSP) from the National Education Associations Safety Commission (which was disbanded at that time) and has maintained this program ever since.

With over 1,000 professional and corporate members, the association provides its members with a national office which represents the interests of members by keeping track of legislation on safety matters and lobbying for legislation to support driver and safety education.

Members of the association include:

  • State Supervisors of Safety Education
  • University Professors
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teachers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Commercial Driving School Teachers
  • Police Traffic Safety Personnel
  • Corporate Representatives

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ADTSEA Staff

Brett Robinson
Executive Director

Leslie Robinson
Office Manager

Christie Falgione
Online Training Coordinator

Mark Ray
IT Manager

Tracy Krugh
Project Specialist

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Leadership

Executive Committee

William Van Tassel, Ph.D.
President

Mark Lee
Past President

William Warner
President Elect 2019

Joseph Barch
President Elect 2020

Gary Scott
Secretary/Treasurer

Jennifer Sletten
Board Representative

Jan Meeker
NSSP Liaison

Jennifer Brown
NSSP Liaison

David Reich
Corporate Representative

Maria Herbert
Corporate Representative

Board of Directors

Nancy Andrus
Term: 2018-2021
Northeast Region

Gabriella Netsch
Term: 2019-2022
Northeast Region

Rod Hull
Term: 2020-2023
Northeast Region

Robin Bordner
Term: 2019-2022
North Central Region

Jennifer Sletten
Term: 2020-2023
North Central Region

Rich Hanson
Term: 2019-2021
Northwest Region

Gary Roylance
Term: 2019-2022
Northwest Region

Gerald Apple
Term: 2020-2023
Northwest Region

Harold Fleming
Term: 2018-2021
Southeast Region

Greg Mangan
Term: 2019-2022
Southeast Region

Michael Jones, Sr.
Term: 2020-2023
Southeast Region

Allyn Workman
Term: 2018-2021
South Central Region

Richard Wilson
Term: 2019-2022
South Central Region

Carol Hoorman
Term: 2020-2023
South Central Region

Waynette Mitchell
Term: 2018-2021
Southwest Region

Brenda Carvalho
Term: 2019-2022
Southwest Region

Joell Kerr
Term: 2020-2023
Southwest Region

Division Chairs

Karl Logan
Administration

William Warner
Bishop Forum

Robin Bordner
Higher Education

Harold Fleming
Research

Allyn Workman
Secondary

Mark Lee
Program Chair

Emergency Response Action Committee

William Van Tassel, Ph.D.
Governance Subgroup

Mark Lee
Conference Sub-Group

William Warner
Conference Sub-Group

Joseph Barch
Contingency Plan Subgroup

Gary Scott
Governance Subgroup

Jennifer Sletten
Contingency Plan Subgroup

Jan Meeker
Conference Sub-Group

Jennifer Brown
Conference Sub-Group

David Reich
Contingency Plan Subgroup

Maria Herbert
Conference Sub-Group

Karl Logan
Conference Sub-Group

Robin Bordner
Conference Sub-Group

Harold Fleming
Conference Sub-Group

Allyn Workman
Conference Sub-Group

Chuck Lehning
Governance Subgroup

Jerry Gaines
Governance Subgroup

Gabriella Netsch
Contingency Plan Subgroup

Rod Hull
Contingency Plan Subgroup

Gary Roylance
Conference Sub-Group

Gerald Apple
Governance Subgroup

Greg Mangan
Conference Sub-Group

Michael Jones, Sr.
Conference Sub-Group

Carol Hoorman
Contingency Plan Subgroup

Waynette Mitchell
Governance Subgroup

Joell Kerr
Governance Subgroup

Affiliates

State Affiliates: Northwest Region

Idaho Driver Education
650 W State St
Boise, ID 83702
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Contact: Emily Kormylo
208-332-6984

Montana Traffic Education Association (MTEA)
PO Box 637
Conrad, MT 59425
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Contact: Jim Carroll
406-278-3285

Oregon Driver Training Institute
1180 Garfield St
Eugene, OR 97402
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Contact: Cheri Kimball

Washington Traffic Safety Education Association (WTSEA)
7728 104th Dr NE
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
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Utah Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (UDTSEA)
250 E 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
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Contact: Troy Nordick
801-538-7648

State Affiliates: North Central Region

Illinois High School & College Driver Education Association (IHSCDEA)
721 Penn Blvd
Lindenhurst, IL 60046
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Contact: Steve Scott
847-356-3684

Iowa Association of Safety Education (IASE)
301 W. North St
Richland, IA 52585
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Contact: Andy Nelson
614-242-0600

Michigan Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (MDTSEA)
PO Box 20611
Kalamazoo, MI 49019
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Contact: Norene Lind
517-214-5775

Minnesota Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (MDTSEA)
12 S 66th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55807
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Contact: Joseph Christensen
218-628-2082

North Dakota Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (NDDTSEA)
713 16th Ave NW
Mandan, ND 58554
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Contact: Boyd Westman
701-471-9510

South Dakota Department of Public Safety
2601 Brynwood Dr
Rapid City, SD 57702
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Contact: Christopher Grant
605-431-6520

Wisconsin Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (WDTSEA)
3311 Shady Forest Ln
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
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Contact: Douglass Coons

State Affiliates: Northeast Region

Connecticut Driving School Professionals
68 Hartford Tpke
Tolland, CT 06084
Contact: Cici Petri

New York State Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (NYSDTSEA)
PO Box 2385
Binghamton, NY 13902
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Contact: Jeff Baier
607-363-2122

Vermont Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (VDTSEA)
119 Stevensville Rd
Underhill, VT 05489
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Contact: Barbara Brody
802-373-1623

West Virginia Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (WVDTSEA)
515 Johnson Ave
Bridgeport, WV 26330
Contact: Melissa Kaiser
304-326-7137

State Affiliates: Southwest Region

California Association for Safety Education (CASE)
6820 Briarwood Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Contact: Barry Schwartz
760-703-3934

State Affiliates: South Central Region

Kansas Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (KDTSEA)
1617 E Sheridan Bridge Ln
Olathe, KS 66062
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Contact: Gary Scott
913-481-1401

Missouri Driver Safety Education Association (MODSEA)
9831 Southwick Dr
St. Louis, MO 63128
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Contact: Carol Hoorman

State Affiliates: Southeast Region

North Carolina Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (NCDTSEA)
9015 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Charlotte, NC 28215
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Contact: Connie Sessoms
980-343-6573

South Carolina Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (SDDTSEA)
PO Box 203
Due West, SC 29639
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Contact: Joe Sabbadino
864-242-5100

Virginia Driver Education & Traffic Safety DETS (VDETS)
PO Box 100
Studley, VA 23162
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Contact: Harriet Sweet