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Gary J. Catapano

Senior Vice President of Safety

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HQ Phone:  (800) 563-6072

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1111 International Blvd Suite 700

Burlington, Ontario,L7L 6W1

Canada

Company Description

We provide all of the employees needed to smoothly operate your school transportation system. You’re ensured of top-quality drivers without having to deal with recruitment, training, labor or liability headaches. All our employees go through pre-employment scr...more

Background Information

Employment History

Senior Vice President Safety

FirstGroup plc


Senior Vice President of Safety

FirstGroup America


Affiliations

National School Transportation Association

Chairman of the Safety and Security Committee


National Safety Council

Board Member


National Association of Pupil Transportation

Member


National Congress on School Transportation

Member of the Steering Committee


American Nuclear Society

Member


American Sleep Apnea Association

Advisory Board Member


16th NCST

NSC Representative


National Science Teachers Association

Member of Government Relations Committee


New York State Delegation

Member


Web References(96 Total References)


Leadership Team | First Student

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Gary Catapano - Senior Vice President, Safety
Gary Catapano Senior Vice President, Safety Senior Vice President of Safety Gary Catapano joined First Group and First Student in late 2004. 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 25 years as a transportation safety professional, holding senior executive positions for school and transit transportation companies. Prior to his career in school transportation, he worked for 15 years as a consulting engineer in the nuclear power industry helping to develop emergency plans and onsite safety response protocols at four nuclear power stations. Gary serves as a member of the National Safety Council's Board of Delegates and formerly chaired its Transportation Safety Division and School Transportation sections. 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 and in 2015 the Distinguished Service 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 to serve on their Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee, where he serves as the school bus industry's representative, he currently is serving his third term. He also is a member of the steering committee for the National Congress on School Transportation, a position he has held for the last 17 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 human performance. He is also holds certifications to both teach and coach the applications of behavioral psychology to safety and more particular leadership.


First Student Urges Motorists to Give the School Bus a "Brake" During School Bus Safety Week, October 22-26

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"Riding the school bus is 13 times safer than traveling in a passenger vehicle, and we urge motorists to avoid distractions and remain alert while sharing the road with school buses," said Gary Catapano, senior vice president, First Student Safety.


TSC Board Members Join Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee - The Truck Safety Coalition

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Gary Catapano, senior vice president of safety, First Student, Inc.


Leadership Team | First Student

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Gary Catapano - Senior Vice President, Safety
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.


Sleep Apnea & Trucking Conference | Conference Advisory Board

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Gary J. Catapano, Senior Vice President of Safety, First Group America, Inc.
As the Senior Vice-President of safety for First Group America, Gary is responsible for guiding the safety of North American Operations including Greyhound, First Student, First Transit and First Vehicle Services. These operations span all of North America and involve over 100,000 employees operating from 1,800 locations in the US and Canada. Gary also is the chair of First Americas Safety Council which provides a safety review function for all First America companies. 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 along with being the Safety Council's representative to the Steering Committee to the National Congress on School Transportation. Gary also serves as the Vice Chair of the councils Transportation Safety Division. Gary has participated in the last two National School Transportation Congresses as a member of the New York State Delegation. Gary is a member of the National School Transportation Association and currently serves as its Chair of the Safety and Security Committee. He is also a member of the National Association of Pupil Transportation. Gary has worked the last 17 years as a transportation safety professional holding senior executive positions for large transportation companies. He holds a commercial driver's license, is a Defensive Driving Instructor and a New York State Certified School Bus Instructor. Gary is an OSHA Outreach Trainer with special training in incident analysis and collision investigation, he has investigated over 400 bus collisions and safety events and has authored many technical papers and manuals on school bus safety as well as co-authored a book on wheelchair transportation. He is a frequent presenter at many national conferences and training events on transportation safety across North America. Prior to his career in school transportation, Gary worked for 15 years as a Consulting Engineer in the nuclear power industry. In this capacity, he worked with both startup and operating nuclear power facilities in the eastern U.S. Gary's work specialized in the area of on-site and off-site emergency planning and response. Gary provided input to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on the development of Guidance for Emergency Planning at Nuclear Power Facilities. In addition, Gary helped develop the concepts behind the creation of a joint media information center. As an expert witness, he has provided testimony to the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board regarding emergency plans, procedures and human performance as well as communications to the public during an emergency. Gary remains a member of the American Nuclear Society and holds a Senior Engineering Certification.


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