Theresa Gaisser

Principal Project Engineer

RTC of Southern Nevada – FAST

Theresa Gaisser is the principal project engineer at the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada’s (RTC) traffic management center, known locally as FAST, or the Freeway and Arterial System of Transportation, where she is responsible for traffic coordination, operations and communications. She is also heavily involved in special projects to improve effectiveness and efficiency of incident detection, mitigation, communication, response and database development.

Previously, she served as a traffic engineering technician at the RTC and managed traffic operations and incidents throughout the Las Vegas Valley by coordinating traffic signal timing, minimizing construction and special event impacts on traffic, and communicating with other agencies and the public. Before joining the RTC, Gaisser was a senior traffic engineer at Atkins North America for nearly 15 years. She has worked on a variety of projects ranging from large-scale freeway to major arterial improvements, community betterment, transit, land development, national park and airport projects.

Gaisser is a licensed engineer in a Nevada, California, Arizona and Utah and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) of Nevada and International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA).

Theresa Gaisser

Principal Project Engineer

RTC of Southern Nevada – FAST

Theresa Gaisser is the principal project engineer at the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada’s (RTC) traffic management center, known locally as FAST, or the Freeway and Arterial System of Transportation, where she is responsible for traffic coordination, operations and communications. She is also heavily involved in special projects to improve effectiveness and efficiency of incident detection, mitigation, communication, response and database development.

Previously, she served as a traffic engineering technician at the RTC and managed traffic operations and incidents throughout the Las Vegas Valley by coordinating traffic signal timing, minimizing construction and special event impacts on traffic, and communicating with other agencies and the public. Before joining the RTC, Gaisser was a senior traffic engineer at Atkins North America for nearly 15 years. She has worked on a variety of projects ranging from large-scale freeway to major arterial improvements, community betterment, transit, land development, national park and airport projects.

Gaisser is a licensed engineer in a Nevada, California, Arizona and Utah and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) of Nevada and International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA).