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Rob Lynch
Training Coordinator - SURCOM
Phone: (701)231-8231
Email: rob.lynch@ndsu.edu

Rob Lynch is the Training Coordinator for the Small Urban and Rural Center on Mobility (SURCOM). Rob develops and conducts transit-related training for regional, state and national transportation organizations, presenting SURCOM training in 27 states. He also develops online, eLearning training modules for rural, small urban and tribal transit providers. Prior to SURCOM, Rob served as Transportation Manager at North Dakota State University and was responsible for the operation of a multi-modal campus transportation system including transit, bicycle, pedestrian and parking operations. Before his career at NDSU, Rob worked in the hospitality industry in Wisconsin, Florida, North Dakota and Minnesota holding titles of General Manager, Training Manager, Director of Operations and CEO. He has held numerous local and regional transportation board and committee positions including the Metro Area Transit Coordinating Board, Fargo Parking Commission, Fargo Traffic Technical Committee, FM Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee and the FM Metropolitan Council of Governments Policy Board. Rob was elected to the Fargo City Commission in 2000 and served as the city’s Health Commissioner and Fire Commissioner. He holds a Bachelor of University Studies from NDSU in Emergency Management and Industrial Engineering.

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050