Danah Vitolo is the Chief Executive Officer of U-Turn180. Her background is primarily in court operations and administration with 12 years experience in Oregon courts, serving as Court Administrator in an Oregon Municipal Court for 10 of those years. Mrs. Vitolo has extensive knowledge of the procedures and processes of the Oregon court system. She also served as a board member of the Oregon Association of Court Administrators.Danah Vitolo
Retiring after 20 years, Mr. Vitolo was the Law Enforcement and Judicial Programs Manager for the Oregon Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. He was the architect of several Oregon technological innovations that help reduce fatal and injury traffic crashes on Oregon roads, receiving a prestigious National award from GHSA for his multi-year efforts. Additionally, Steve spent 10 years and thousands of hours serving his community as Deputy Sheriff (Solo Res.), retiring at the rank of Lieutenant.Steve Vitolo
Larry Christianson serves as the Chief Financial Officer for U-Turn180. As a lifelong traffic safety educator and advocate, Larry has achieved incredible, life-saving success through development of innovative programs in Oregon and abroad. He is a 21-year veteran of traffic safety program development as Roadway Safety Program manager for Oregon’s Transportation Safety Division and as a trainer and training program developer in the private sector.Larry Christianson
Mr. Diehl is the Chief Training Officer
for U-Turn180. He is a 35-year veteran of law enforcement. He retired as a Lieutenant over the Advanced Traffic Safety Training Section for the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, was a certified instructor in SFST, Drug Recognition Expert, Radar/Lidar and Crash Investigations. In 1999, he was selected to a 1 year assignment at NHTSA in Washington, DC.
Michael Peterson’s career in law enforcement spans 34 years. He has been a member of the Military Police in the National Guard, Corrections Officer with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Commander of the Oregon State Police Mobile Response Team, an original S.W.A.T. member, Area Commander/Lieutenant at the Salem Patrol Office. He has taught numerous enforcement related courses including Emotional Survival, Leadership, Critical Incident Awareness and Traffic Incident Management. Michael retired from the Oregon State Police after 31 years of service on November 1, 2015.
Tim spent 33 years at Newberg-Dundee police department, retiring in 2011. He specialized and was a certified instructor in many traffic-safety related areas including Radar/ Lidar, Traffic Law Enforcement, SFST and in 1995 was certified as a Drug Recognition Expert and became a certified expert witness in a number of Oregon courts.Tim Weaver