is the Director of Infrastructure Asset Management for Kercher Engineering, Inc. He holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Rowan University with ongoing graduate studies in Civil Infrastructure Systems at the University of Delaware. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the States of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida. Mr. Gerber has implemented many infrastructure asset management systems including pavements, sidewalks, sign, drainage, maintenance, equipment, and utilities for state DOT's, counties, and municipalities across the nation. Implementation of pavement management systems have included the review of existing policies and procedures, performing needs assessments, review and selection of software, development of analysis methodology and performance models, performing condition assessments, developing short-term and long-term budgets, and conducting public presentations.
For 12 years, he has provided guidance and expertise in the design and implementation of pavement management systems for State DOT's, a number of counties, and many cities and towns across the country. Mr. Gerber is active in the asset management research community and is a member of Transportation Research Board (TRB) Subcommittee on Pavement Management for Local Agencies.
Mr. Gerber has been training and presenting to public agencies on pavement and asset management for over 10 years on topics such as: data collection and pavement condition evaluations, integrating pavement preservation into pavement management systems, development of decision-making frameworks for managing pavements, improving the decision-making process through the use of analytical tools, integrating pavement management systems with other asset types, development of comprehensive pavement management programs and successful implementation of pavement management systems.