As Manager of the Volunteer Coordination Group at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), Christine Link-Owens handles the recruitment needs of various transportation-related research projects. Primarily, overseeing the recruiting, screening, and scheduling of human subjects who volunteer to participate in studies. Christine also maintains the VTTI database of volunteers who would like to be contacted for possible participation in one of VTTI's many research projects. The current database has grown to include drivers from nearly all 50 states. Christine has worked at VTTI since February of 2007 and has been with Virginia Tech since 1993, after graduating from Virginia Tech with a B.S. degree.