Veronica Vanterpool joined the Delaware Transit Corporation as Chief Innovation Officer in December 2019 after 15 years of transportation leadership and advocacy in the NY metro region. Veronica is the former deputy director of the national Vision Zero Network. Prior to joining the Vision Zero Network, she served as executive director of the New York City based Tri-State Transportation Campaign, where she spent 10 years. In 2016, she was nominated by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to the board of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority where she served 3.5 years as a voting member. Veronica also chaired the board’s paratransit working group. In 2018, she founded V Squared Strategies, LLC consulting practice. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, Ms. Vanterpool holds an M.S. in Environmental Policy from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a B.A. in Environmental Science and Political Science from Binghamton University. She is on the board of the Bronx River Alliance, a Bronx-based organization working to protect and restore the Bronx River corridor, serving four terms as board chair. Ms. Vanterpool is also on the Advisory Board of the American Public Transportation Association’s newly created Innovation Officers Peer Exchange Group. In 2017, Ms. Vanterpool received the Women in Business/Nonprofit Excellence Award from the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She is a proud mom of a college junior.