Board of Directors
Robert Newhouser (ERA #4099)
A member of the ERA since 1970, Bob is a graduate of MIT and has worked in the transit and transportation planning profession for 40 years. He has worked at MTA NYC Transit since 1993, currently working as a deputy director in the Office of Strategic Initiatives. Bob has served as ERA’s president since 2012, and five years previously as third vice president and recording secretary. Bob has successfully managed ERA’s annual conventions in Los Angeles (2009), Chicago (2011), Boston (2012), Denver/Salt Lake City (2013), Minneapolis/St. Paul (2014), Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth (2015) Washington-Baltimore (2016), Atlanta and New Orleans (2017) and this year’s convention in the San Francisco Bay area. Bob’s goals include membership expansion and retention, participation in the Association’s missions and continuation of ERA’s high-quality offerings of publications, monthly programs, and local, national and international trips.