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Mr. Gary J. Catapano

Senior Vice President, Safety

FirstGroup plc

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FirstGroup plc

395 King Street

Aberdeen, Aberdeen City AB24 5RP

United Kingdom

Company Description

FirstGroup plcis the leading transport operator in the UK and North America and our services help to create strong, vibrant and sustainable local economies. During the last year around 2.4 billion people relied on us to get to work, to education, to visit ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Vice President of Safety

FirstGroup America

Senior Vice President of Safety

First Student Inc

Affiliations

Member of the Steering Committee
National Congress on School Transportation

Chairman of the Safety and Security Committee
National School Transportation Association

Member of the Board of Delegates and Chaired the Transportation Safety Division
National Safety Council

Member
National Association for Pupil Transportation

Member
American Nuclear Society Incorporated

Advisory Board Member
American Sleep Apnea Association

NSC Representative
16th NCST

Member of Government Relations Committee
National Science Teachers Association

Member
New York State Delegation

Web References (89 Total References)


Leadership Team | First Student

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Gary Catapano - Senior Vice President, Safety

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Gary Catapano
Senior Vice President, Safety
Senior Vice President of Safety Gary Catapano joined FirstGroup America in 1995. His Shared Services accountabilities include serving as chair of FirstGroup America's Safety Council, which conducts thorough safety reviews for all FirstGroup America divisions. Gary also leads division-wide and field-level management of safety for First Student.
Gary has worked for more than two decades as a transportation safety professional, holding senior executive positions for school transportation companies. Prior to his career in school transportation, he worked for 15 years as a consulting engineer in the nuclear power industry.
Gary serves as a member of the Board of Delegates and formerly chaired the Transportation Safety Division of the National Safety Council (NSC). He currently serves as chair of the Safety and Security Committee for the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) and is a member of the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT).
In 2011, the National Safety Council presented Gary with its Distinguished Service to Safety Award, the highest NSC honor given to an individual safety professional. In 2010, he received the Golden Merit Award from the NSTA for service to school transportation operations and furthering safety on a national level. Gary has authored many technical papers and manuals on school bus safety as well as co-authored a book on wheelchair transportation. Because of his expertise, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) selected him for a two-year term on their Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee, where he serves as the school bus industry's representative. He also is a member of the steering committee for the National Congress on School Transportation, a position he has held for the last fifteen years.
Gary holds a commercial driver's license and has completed thousands of hours of specialized safety training in subjects ranging from safety event and collision investigations to human factors and industrial hygiene. He is also certified to teach and coach behavioral safety technologies.


"A Supervisor's Guide…" helps unlock the ...

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"A Supervisor's Guide…" helps unlock the mystery around creating a great safety culture, and enables frontline supervisors to see their role in it.-Gary Catapano, Senior VP Safety, First Group


Senior Vice President Gary Catapano Appointed to MCSAD

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First Student Senior Vice President Gary Catapano Appointed to Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee | Continue Reading

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First Student Senior Vice President Gary Catapano Appointed to Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee For Release: March 12, 2013
CINCINNATI - First Student, the largest student transportation provider in North America, recently announced that Senior Vice President of Safety Gary Catapano was named to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Department of Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC). Catapano will begin his 2-year term April 1.
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"The safety of our nation's school children has always been my focus and top priority," said Catapano. "I appreciate the opportunity to help the agency with the regulations that affect student transportation."
Catapano has 19 years of transportation safety experience. In addition to being responsible for the safe operation of more than 54,000 First Student school buses, Gary is the chair of First America's Safety Council, which provides a safety review function for all First America companies, including First Student, First Transit, Greyhound and First Vehicle Services.
As a member of the National Safety Council, Gary has served as past chair of the School Transportation Section and currently serves as a member of the Board of Delegates and Chair of the Transportation Safety Division. He is also the Safety Council's representative to the Steering Committee of the National Congress on School Transportation. Gary has participated in the last two National School Transportation Congresses as a member of the Steering Committee and once as part of the delegation representing New York State.
Gary is a member of the National School Transportation Association and currently serves as its Chair of the Safety and Security Committee. Gary is also a member of the National Association of Pupil Transportation.


They were: Joseph Branco, corporate ...

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They were: Joseph Branco, corporate safety manager at Quanta Services, Inc.; Gary Catapano, senior vice-president of safety at FirstGroup, North American Operations; J. Terrence Grisim, president of Safety Management Consultants; Lonnie Logan, safety chair at IBEW Local 1379; and, David Matthes, corporate safety director at J.F. White Contracting Company, Inc.


"The safety of our passengers, employees ...

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"The safety of our passengers, employees and other road users is our top priority, and we fully support the NSC's initiatives," said Gary Catapano, senior vice president of Safety, FirstGroup America.

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