New York State Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association

Educating Youth for a Lifetime of Driving...


  • NYSDTSEA CONFERENCE - March 2-3, 2019

  • NSSP CONFERENCE - July 19-22, 2019

  • ADTSEA CONFERENCE - July 21-24, 2019

About Us   

Our Association has three underlying principles.

To improve and upgrade the teaching by high school and college teachers of traffic safety and driver education in the high schools and colleges of New York State.

To promote research which attempts to solve problems associated with driver and traffic safety and publish the information for use in high school and college driver education programs.

To cooperate with other agencies which are concerned with traffic safety, driver education and young drivers in the high schools and colleges of New York.


ASSOCIATION CHARTER - Constitution & By-Laws

Association Leadership

2018 Officers
PresidentDan Lustica
Vice President - 
Brad Countermine

Past PresidentRoger Dacey
2nd Vice President - Troy Townsend
Secretary - Carissa Murphy 
Treasurer -  Jeff Baier

Committee Chairs

Conference - Brad Countermine, Troy Townsend
Constitution - Brigitte Nesteroke
Curriculum - Lynne Renner, Hank
Elections - Gary Fancher, Joel Lee
Fund Raising -
Dan Twentyman, Alice Weale
Hall of Fame - Lee Staley, Mike Bowman
Higher Ed. -
Jane Townsend, Jim March

Legislative/Pro. Dev. -
Al Vigna, Roger Dacey
Membership - Dave Huber, Michael DeMay
Newsletter - Kathleen M. Kielar
Nominations -Jill Green, Lori Updyke

NYSDTSEA Website - Jane Townsend


ADTSEA Rep. - Nancy Andrus
Associate Rep. - Thomas Beachy
Capital District -
Peter Sicliano
Central - Dan Twentyman
Corporate Rep. - Dave Colella
DERIC Representative - Jane Townsend

Greater Finger Lakes -
William McClure

Mid Hudson - Brigitte Nesteroke

Mohawk Valley - Keith Joslin
New York City Area - Abe Kestenbaum
North Region - Brad Countermine
North Western -
Jim Korn
Southern Tier - Joel Lee
St. Lawrence - Gary Kocher
Student Rep. - Troy Townsend
Suffolk/Long Island - Justin Snyder
Upper Hudson - Mike Bowman
Western - Chad Bartoszek

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