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Jana Simpler, GHSA Secretary and Director, Delaware Office of Highway Safety

Jana Simpler, GHSA Secretary

Director, Delaware Office of Highway Safety

Jana Simpler is the Director of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (DE OHS). She started her career in highway safety in 1997, served as the Deputy Director of DE OHS through 2009 and has served as the Director for the last two years.

Jana served as the Region 3 representative on the GHSA Board from 2010 through 2012 and was elected to the GHSA Executive Board as the Secretary in August 2012. 

As the Region 3 representative to the Board, Jana served on two NCHRP panels on behalf of the Association, participated on the Annual Meeting planning committee, and served three years on the GHSA faculty for the GHSA Executive Seminar, the premier training for new GRs and Coordinators, training more than 30 highway safety professionals in three years.

Jana received her Masters in Public Administration from Wilmington University in 1997 and her Bachelors in Criminal Justice from the University of Delaware in 1993. She lives near Lewes with her two young boys, Zach and Wyatt.