Karla Sisco, Stillwater, OK, has served as Tribal Specialist for the Southern Plains Tribal Technical Assistance Program at Oklahoma State University for the past seven years. In her role in the TTAP program, Karla coordinates and conducts training, manages conference planning, serves as newsletter editor, and handles communications. She enjoys enhancing partnerships between tribes and local, state, and federal governments.
Karla received a bachelor’s degree in English from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, with a minor in journalism. She has received certificates in the following: NHI Instructor Development Training, Transportation Safety Institute’s Instructor’s Course in Bus Operator Training, Transportation Safety Institute’s Instructor’s Course in Para-transit Operator Training, and National Safety Council Defensive Driver Instructor Training.
Karla currently serves on National Local Technical Assistance Program Association’s Conference Planning Committee, Nominating Committee, and Safety Work Group. In 2015, she joined FHWA’s LTAP/TTAP Strategic Planning Committee. She also serves on the Committee on the Native American Transportation Issues ABE80 Committee of the Transportation Research Board.