Marco D’Angelo was appointed Executive Director of the Ontario Traffic Council in October 2007. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the OTC. His mandate is to work with the Board of Directors, Committees and membership to ensure that the OTC is a strong voice for enhancing the engineering, education and enforcement sectors of the traffic management industry in Ontario.
Before joining the OTC, Marco was most recently employed as the Director of Public Affairs for the Canadian Urban Transit Association. While at CUTA, he managed national advocacy campaigns to improve the visibility, image and positioning of transit. Some of these projects included working for tax-deductible monthly transit passes, distribution of the federal gas tax to municipalities, the One-Tonne Challenge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Clean Air Day campaign and initiatives to engage youth in sustainable transportation.
Prior to his tenure at CUTA, he held communications and government relations positions at a number of non-profit organizations including the Canadian Landmine Foundation and the Canadian Public Health Association.
Marco also has experience in government where he worked for a federal Member of Parliament and a municipal Councillor in the former Region of Ottawa-Carleton. He also completed several studies for the Trade Commissioner Service of the federal Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade on topics including intermodal freight transportation and documentation for cross-border trucking.
In addition, Marco holds an MBA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commericales in Montreal as well as undergraduate degrees in Law (B.A. Hons.) and Political Science (B.A.) from Carleton University in Ottawa. He also earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in 2010.