Chuck Keller has more than 33 years of transportation and engineering experience, and began his career with the Transportation Improvement Association (TIA) on January 11, 2021. He serves as the Director of Engineering and Chief Traffic Engineer.
Keller has worked at the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) for 33 years. RCOC is responsible for a 2,600-mile county road system, which is the largest county road system in the state and second in size only to the state highway system. Keller most recently served as the Traffic Engineer for the Traffic Safety Engineering Division at RCOC. His responsibilities included: directing the Traffic Safety Engineering Division; financial planning and budgeting; analysis of traffic data; determining traffic control needs; signal, sign, pavement marking, and guardrail maintenance programs; development of traffic control plans; maintenance of records and standards; and, representing RCOC with government agencies, private organizations, and the public regarding traffic safety engineering issues and activities. Previously, Keller supervised field operations of the Signal Systems Division, worked with FAST-TRAC, Autoscope, and the Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System (SCATS). He served as a Field Operations Engineer from 2004 to 2007, Traffic Operations Engineer from 1990 to 2004, Design Squad Engineer from 1988 to 1990, and Testing Engineer from 1987 to 1988.
Keller represents TIA as a member of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission’s Crash Data Users Group and Traffic Safety Engineering Action Team. He is also a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and Oakland County Association of Chiefs of Police.
Keller is a graduate of Lawrence Technological University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering. He is licensed by the State of Michigan as a Professional Engineer.