Executive Board

Agendas & Minutes

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Kara WooldrikActive Transportation SpecialistExecutive DirectorPortland TrailsEmail Kara Wooldrik
Chris BranchCentral SubregionPublic Works DirectorPortlandEmail Chris Branch
Eric DudleyCentral SubregionDirector of Engineering and Public ServicesWestbrookEmail Eric Dudley

Erin CourtneyMaine Turnpike AuthorityPublic Relations ManagerMaine Turnpike Authority

Jennifer BrickettMaineDOTPlanning DirectorMaineDOTEmail Jennifer Brickett
Bill ShaneNorthern SubregionTown ManagerCumberlandEmail Bill Shane
Matt Sturgis,  ChairPolicy Committee ChairTown ManagerCape ElizabethEmail Matt Sturgis
Hope Cahan, Vice ChairPolicy Committee Vice ChairTown CouncilFalmouthEmail Hope Cahan
Jim BennettSouthern SubregionCity ManagerBiddefordEmail Jim Bennett
Tom MilliganRTACCity EngineerBiddefordEmail Tom Milligan
Patricia QuinnTransitExecutive DirectorNorthern New England Passenger Rail AuthorityEmail Patricia Quinn
Donna TippettTransitDirector of Transportation DepartmentSouth Portland Bus ServiceEmail Donna Tippett
Robert CurrieTransitTransportation Program DirectorYork County Community Action Corporation Email Robert Currie

Committee Responsibilities

The Executive Committee:

  • Meets with Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System (PACTS) staff to organize Policy Committee meetings and to coordinate the work of the PACTS committees
  • Offers recommendations for action to the Policy Committee
  • Makes certain TIP project changes, including revising the scope of work of funded Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Allocation and Federal Transit Administration (FTA)-funded projects

The Executive Committee also performs the annual evaluation of the Executive Director and reports to the Policy Committee, appoints "appointees" to the Planning, Transit and Technical committees, and takes on other responsibilities as requested by the Policy Committee.


The Executive Board meets every fourth Tuesday at 9:00 am, with the exception of the months when the Policy Board meets. Please visit the calendar for upcoming meetings.