CATMA Team

We are passionate about improving the way people travel. We’ll listen to your needs and goals, and develop a comprehensive plan that will help to get you there. Our programs and services are easy to implement and use, and will enhance the commute options available toyour employees. Call or email today and learn more about how CATMA can help!

Sandy Thibault

Executive Director

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Sandy Thibault, a native Vermonter and Champlain College graduate, has served in the role of Executive Director at CATMA (Chittenden Area Transportation Management Association) since October 2012.  With over 12 years experience in transportation demand management (TDM), Sandy is committed to sustaining CATMA’s mission to jointly plan and manage transportation, parking and mobility options.

Thibault joined CATMA in 2002 and has demonstrated leadership and pride in the success of CATMA with a focus on collaborations and key partnerships within membership, with service providers and local, state and national networks.  Thibault also takes great pride in a professionally managed comprehensive TDM program tailored to its members, including data collection.

Sandy participates on the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission Transportation Advisory Committee, the Transportation Research Center Advisory Committee, Vermont’s Transportation Stakeholder Network and is a partner in the Go! Chittenden County initiative. On a national level, Thibault is Vice President of the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) Patriot Chapter, is a member of the ACT Sustainable Development Council, and Alum of ACT Leadership Academy.

As CATMA evolves into a countywide TMA and builds its Employee Transportation Coordinator network, Sandy and her dedicated team are very excited to provide and connect businesses, property owners and developers with an opportunity to collaborate on sustainable TDM elements. 

Katie Martin

Program and Marketing Manager

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Katie joined the CATMA Team in 2010 bringing strong inter personal relations to CATMA, experience in public outreach, project management and program development. As the Program and Marketing Manager, Katie’s role involves developing effective TDM outreach, marketing and education, managing and implementing active transportation programs, acting as a liaison between CATMA members, institutions and local and regional organization, and collaborating with partnering organizations.

Katie’s life, education and work have been spent focused on community organizations and program development. Katie is especially pleased to be working with a local organization committed to smart transportation that minimizes costs to the environment, energy and land use, creating local partnerships and collaborations, and a history of excellent customer service to both CATMA members and institutions.  Katie is again extremely delighted to be an integral part of an energetic innovative team, leading the delivery of Transportation Demand Management programs and services to CATMA members.

Katie joking calls herself a “flat lander”, born in Delaware, but is very proud to call Vermont her home with her husband, native born son, daughter and dog.

Andrea Hamre, PhD

Transportation Analyst

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Andrea joins CATMA in 2019 with expertise in travel behavior analysis, having dedicated the past decade to studying, researching, working, and volunteering in the field of transportation. Andrea is thrilled to be joining an organization dedicated to TDM and sustainable transportation, and to be returning to Vermont after nearly 14 years in the Washington, DC, area.   

Andrea completed doctoral studies in the Urban Affairs & Planning program at Virginia Tech in Alexandria, VA. Her dissertation, “A Transport Justice Evaluation of Employer-Based Transit Benefits,” focused on low-income access to commuter benefits in 10 large metropolitan regions. During her doctoral studies, Andrea was a USDOT Eisenhower Fellow and a Virginia Tech Citizen Scholar. She has published academic research on commuter benefits, cycling, regional planning, and trends in multimodal travel.

Andrea currently serves on the Transportation Research Board’s Standing Committee on Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy, and was on the Federal Highway Administration’s Parking Cash-Out Study external advisory panel, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Transportation Planning Board’s Citizens Advisory Committee, and the City of Alexandria’s Parking Standards for New Development Task Force and Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. 

Andrea is a graduate of Middlebury College’s Environmental Studies program and also earned a M.S. in Applied Economics at Virginia Tech. While in the Washington, DC, area, Andrea worked in USDOJ’s Civil Division and USDOT’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics. 

Andrea grew up in Minnesota and enjoyed excellent public transportation as an exchange student in Switzerland before moving to Vermont for college. Andrea is looking forward to reconnecting with the landscape of Vermontand to engaging with ACT’s Patriot Chapter and the Women’s Transportation Seminar Vermont Chapter. Andrea seeks out opportunities to be an ambassador and steward of good citizenry, and enjoys supporting women and girls interested in the field of transportation.