Nicholas Ramfos

Nicholas Ramfos, Theta 1161, was initiated on December 6, 1980.  He graduated with a BA in Political Science and Public Relations in 1984.

Ramfos has been a Transportation Demand Management practitioner with over 25 years of program development and implementation of commute programs and policies with Metropolitan Planning Organizations in Washington DC, San Diego, Detroit, and Chicago. Projects implemented have focused on energy efficiency, sustainability, mobility promoted through marketing and advertising campaigns.

Ramfos is currently the Director of Transportation Operations Programs with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) in Washington, DC and is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of a regional commuter transportation program and federal grant programs focusing on mobility and safety in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Ramfos is a member of the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) and a former national Board member and has served as ACT’s national Vice President and national Public Policy Council Chair.  He is currently a board member with the Transportation Demand Management Institute, a member of the Public Relations Society of America and a former member of the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Transportation Demand Management Committee

He has a wife, Stacey, with 2 children; Evie, aged 20; and Tim, aged 16 and resides in Northern Virginia.  Evie is currently a junior at the University of Alabama and an active with Gamma Phi Beta. Tim is a high school junior and a varsity football player.  Stacey is a hospital research pharmacist in Northern Virginia and a University of Michigan graduate.  The entire family enjoys participating in church activities and attending and/or watching high school, college and pro-football games and traveling.

Nicholas can be reached by phone at (703)-724-7636 at home or (202)962-3313 at work or by email at