Leadership & Board



Susan Hipp

Executive Director, NETS

Ann Kidd

Operations Manager, NETS

Board of Directors

Board of Directors Roles and Funding

NETS’ Board members include senior level executives from public and private sector organizations with strong commitments to creating a solid safety culture by promoting road safety policies and awareness activities in their workplaces and communities. Private Sector board member companies provide annual financial support to NETS based on total global employee headcount. NHTSA and NIOSH participate as federal liaisons to the board. Directors set NETS’ strategy, policies, and research agenda. Participation on the board often fulfills an organization’s corporate and community service commitment and enhances an organization’s visibility within the public and private sectors through positive media exposure. Contact Susan Hipp, Executive Director, if you have an interest in learning more about joining NETS Board of Directors.

Membership criteria for NETS’ Board of Directors

  1. Allow the name of the organization and the highest possible official in the company or government agency to be used in promoting the NETS concept.
  2. Appointment of a senior level representative to the Board of Directors.
  3. Demonstrate a commitment to workplace traffic safety programs and support the NETS annual signature workplace traffic safety campaign, Drive Safely Work Week.
  4. Provide annual financial support to ensure the financial strength of the organization. The annual minimum contribution levels are listed below:
    • $30,000 (Organizations with more than 100,000 employees)
    • $20,000 (Organizations with 20,000 up to 100,000 employees)
    • $15,000 (Organizations with 10,000 up to 19,999 employees)
    • $10,000 (Organizations with 5,000 up to 9,999 employees)
    • $ 5,000 (Organizations with up to 5,000 employees)