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Criminal Justice Associations Leadership Meeting
Traffic Safety Today

September 29 30, 2003
Loew's L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
Washington, DC

Monday, September 29

7:30 8:30 a.m.

    Continental Breakfast

8:30 8:45 a.m.

    Opening Charge
    Welcome and Introductions
    Susan Ryan, Director, Office of Safety Programs, NHTSA

8:45 10:00 a.m.

    Issue 1 Group Discussion
    Facilitated by Kay Chopard/Brian Chodrow

    Criminal Justice Summit on Impaired Driving: What Happened and What's Next?

      Questions: What steps have or need to be taken since the Criminal Justice Summit?
      Is DWI processing time a place to start? 
      What directions and change must begin or continue out of the Summit? 
      What has your organization achieved, or have planned, as a result of the Summit?

10:00 10:15 a.m.


10:15 11:30 p.m.

    Issue 2 Group Discussion
    Facilitated by Earl Hardy

    Culture Change: Transforming Speed Management

      Questions: What is the culture of speed management that needs change?
      How can the change take place?
      What are the obstacles, if any, to change?

11:30 11:45

    Expectations for Afternoon Breakouts
    Facilitated by Chuck Peltier

11:45 12:30 p.m.

    Networking Lunch

12:30 1:45 p.m.

    Issue 3 Group Discussion
    Facilitated by Chuck Peltier

    Performance Measures

    Questions: What about performance measures and traffic safety?
    What other criminal justice areas already have performance measures?
    Could performance measures be adapted for traffic safety activities? How?

1:45 2:00 p.m.


2:00 3:15 p.m.

    Issue 4 Group Discussions
    Facilitated by Phil Weiser/Kay Chopard

    Strategy Discussion: Transforming Traffic Safety to a High Priority Questions: What makes traffic safety a compelling issue?

    Questions: What keeps it from being a priority?
    Can it become a priority issue again? How?
    How will you address NHTSA's top three priorities in impaired driving?

      Law Enforcement: Mobilizations how can we instill 24/7 Occupant Protection, regular high visibility sustained DWI enforcement?

      Prosecution: Policy setting for DWI prosecutions and special prosecutors

      Judiciary: DWI Courts and referrals for screenings and treatment

      Licensing : Moving information on license histories where are we going and are we prepared?

3:15 4:15 p.m.

    Breakout Discussions by Profession

    Possible Questions: What can we do with these issues? How? When? Who?

    Law Enforcement:
    Facilitators: Dave Seiler/Harry Crum

    Facilitators: Sandy Richardson/Sami Richie

    Facilitators: Brian Chodrow/Ron Engle

4:15 4:30 p.m.

    Wrap-up Outcomes of Group Discussions

    Prepare for Breakouts by Profession for the Next Day
    Facilitated by Chuck Peltier


    Dinner on your own

Tuesday, September 30

7:30 8:30 a.m.

    Continental Breakfast

8:30 8:45 a.m.

    Review Discussion Results from Monday

    Instructions for Breakout Groups
    Facilitated by Chuck Peltier

8:45 10:00 a.m.

    Break-out Groups Multi-Disciplinary

    Questions: What can we do from yesterday's discussions? How? When? Who?
    How will you support the agency's top three priorities in impaired driving?

10:00 10:15 a.m.


10:15 11:30 a.m.

    Report-outs by Breakout Group
    Facilitated by Sue Ryan

11:30 12:00 p.m.

    Conclusion and wrap-up
    Marilena Amoni Associate Administrator, Program Development and Delivery, NHTSA