2018-2019 NPA Board of Directors
President & COO
The Toledo Ticket Company
Frank Ching, CPP, MBA
Deputy Executive Officer, Countywide Planning & Development
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Parking Consultants Council
The Parking Advisory Group
Special Advisor to the Board &
Chair of Government Relations Work Group
Managing Member, WEST FSI, LLC &
CEO, Millennium Garages
West FSI, LLC
About the NPA Board
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The NPA Board of Directors is the governing body for the National Parking Association. The up to 16-person Board is responsible for fostering the mission, vision and strategic direction of the association for the betterment of the parking industry and NPA members. The Board is responsible for creating the organization's long-term vision, setting policy and establishing program direction.
Board Directors eligible for a second term will be presented to the Nominating Committee and the Board for a vote. New Board candidate applications are due July 15th of each year.
All NPA members may apply to the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee Chair coordinates the nomination process.
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Nicolle is the President of SkyPark, a parking facility serving San Francisco International Airport. She was part of the team that opened SkyPark in 1987 and has served in many roles over the years helping grow the business into the first-class operation that it is today. SkyPark is a transportation and valet parking company based in San Bruno, CA.
Nicolle is an active member of the American Ground Transportation Association (AGTA). She has served on the Board of Directors of the National Parking Association (NPA) since 2008.
Nicolle serves on the n the Advisory Committee of the Bay Area Women and Children’s Center in San Francisco and has served on the boards of the Bay Area Business Travel Association and Women In Parking. She attended San Francisco State University.
She is an advocate for lifelong learning and collaboration. Nicolle is a champion for the betterment of business environments that bridge gaps to improve consumer choice, efficiency and cooperation between the public and private sector.
Robert A. Zuritsky
President, Parkway Corporation
As President, Robert has positioned Parkway to continue as an industry leader in parking management, development, and technology. Rob began his parking and business education at age 12 by working various field positions at Parkway's facilities, advancing steadily through the ranks until ultimately assuming the position of President in July, 2002.
In his role as President, he oversees each of Parkway's departments and leads the Company's strategic growth through garage acquisition, real estate development, and new management opportunities. Rob received his M.B.A. from Temple University in 2001. He currently serves as the President of the Philadelphia Parking Association and is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization. He also actively serves on nine boards, including a financial institution, several parking technology companies, and the Philadelphia Municipal Authority, in addition to supporting the arts and a number of charitable organizations.
David Damus, MBA, JD
CEO, System Property Development. Inc.
David serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of System Property Development Company, Inc. (“System Property”) and its subsidiaries based in Pasadena, California. System Property owns a national commercial real estate portfolio in major markets from Los Angeles to New York. David's unique blend of experience encompasses real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, labor law, all aspects of parking and construction projects. David has completed more than one billion dollars in real estate transactions and is a member of both the California and Pennsylvania State Bars.
David received his undergraduate and MBA degrees from the University of Southern California and his law degree from Vanderbilt University. He serves on several Board of Directors, including The National Parking Association, (Treasurer), Vanderbilt University Law School, Board of Advisors, Campbell Hall School (Studio City, CA) and Notre Dame High School (Sherman Oaks, CA).
Mr. Baumann was appointed as Director, President and CEO of SP+ in January 2015. Prior to that, he served as the Company’s COO, chief financial officer, treasurer and president of urban operations beginning in October 2012. Until that time, he had served as our executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer since joining the Company in October 2000. From January 1993 to October 2000, Mr. Baumann was chief financial officer for Warburtons Ltd. in Bolton, England. Mr. Baumann is a certified public accountant. He received his B.S. degree in 1977 from Northwestern University and his M.B.A. degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 1979.
Bijan Eghtedari brings extensive parking industry experience to his dual roles of CLH President and President of Lanier Parking Solutions.
Prior to joining the company in January 2015, Bijan served for 12 years as CEO of Park One Holdings. During his tenure, the company expanded to more than 150 properties and 1,500 employees in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama. Bijan attributes that success to excellent customer service in highly competitive markets, and to developing deep-rooted ties in the community.
Previously, Bijan was Senior Vice President at Central Parking for 14 years, overseeing several markets on the East Coast, including Atlanta.
Alan B. Lazowski
Founder/CEO, LAZ Parking
In the summer of 1981, Alan was working on a plan to make some money before his senior year at the University of Connecticut. With a small loan from his grandfather, he began parking cars at a restaurant in downtown Hartford, CT. By summer’s end, he was managing five parking locations and 30 employees.
Today with his original partners and lifelong friends, Jeff Karp and Michael Harth, Al is the driving personality behind the incredible company culture that continues to make LAZ Parking one of the the fastest-growing parking company in the United States. Read more.