Ms. Young has a 22-year transportation career in both the public and private sectors and it includes technical and management experience in planning, design, traffic operations, construction, modal development, and safety. She is active in the industry serving on various boards and statewide teams to advance transportation safety and mobility. In her role as FDOT’s State Safety Engineer, Ms. Young leads the statewide Highway Safety Improvement Program as well as FDOT employee occupational safety and health, and she fosters support and collaboration among FDOT districts, technical disciplines, and partner agencies to create a “force multiplier” effect in Florida’s vision zero charge as the department continues important work to eliminate fatalities and serious injuries. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from UCF, and she is a licensed professional engineer and certified public manager.