Policy Board

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

CategoryAffiliationNameTitleEmail
Municipal MembersArundelVacant

Municipal MembersBiddefordJim BennettCity ManagerEmail Jim Bennett
Municipal MembersCape ElizabethMatt SturgisTown ManagerEmail Matt Sturgis
Municipal MembersCumberlandBill ShaneTown ManagerEmail Bill Shane
Municipal Members FalmouthHope Cahan, ChairTown CouncilorEmail Hope Cahan
Municipal Members FreeportJake DanieleTown CouncilorEmail Jake Daniele
Municipal MembersGorhamEphrem ParaschakTown ManagerEmail Ephrem Paraschak
Municipal MembersNorth YarmouthDiane BarnesTown ManagerEmail Diane Barnes
Municipal MembersOld Orchard BeachDiana AsanzaTown Manager Email Diana Asanza
Municipal Members
PortlandKeith GrayEngineering Services ManagerEmail Keith Gray
Municipal Members
PortlandKevin KraftDeputy Director of Planning Email Kevin Kraft
Municipal Members
RaymondNathan WhitePublic Works DirectorEmail Nathan White
Municipal Members
SacoPatrick Fox, Vice ChairPublic Works DirectorEmail Patrick Fox
Municipal Members
ScarboroughAngela BlanchetteTown EngineerEmail Angela Blanchette
Municipal Members
South PortlandKate LewisMayor Email Kate Lewis
Municipal Members
StandishVacant 

Municipal Members
WestbrookEric DudleyDirector of Engineering and Public ServicesEmail Eric Dudley
Municipal Members
WindhamBarry TibbettsTown ManagerEmail Barry Tibbetts
Municipal Members
YarmouthScott LaFlamme
Director of Economic DevelopmentEmail Scott LaFlamme
Non-Municipal MemberMaineDOTDale Doughty 
Director of Planning
Email Dale Doughty
Non-Municipal MemberMaine Turnpike AuthorityErin CourtneyPublic Outreach Manager and Legislative Liaison Email Erin Courtney
Non-Municipal MemberRegional Transportation Advisory Committee Liaison 
Tom MilliganCity Engineer Emeritus Email Tom Milligan
Non-Municipal Member
Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach Transit
Chad Heid
Executive Director Email Chad Heid
Non-Municipal Member
Transportation Equity SpecialistAndrew BluntMaine Youth for Climate JusticeEmail Andrew Blunt
Non-Municipal Member
Transportation Equity SpecialistYura YasuiAssistant Professor, University of Southern MaineEmail Yura Yasui
Non-Municipal Member
Regional Transportation Advisory CouncilTom MilliganCity Engineer, BiddefordEmail Tom Milligan
Non-Municipal Member
Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach TransitChad HeidExecutive DirectorEmail Chad Heid
Non-Municipal Member
Casco Bay LinesHank BergGeneral ManagerEmail Hank Berg
Non-Municipal Member
METROGreg JordanGeneral ManagerEmail Greg Jordan
Non-Municipal Member
Northern New England Passenger Rail AuthorityPatricia QuinnExecutive DirectorEmail Patricia Quinn
Non-Municipal Member
Regional Transportation ProgramJack DeBerardinisExecutive DirectorEmail Jack DeBerardinis
Non-Municipal MemberSouth Portland Bus ServiceDonna TippettDirector Email Donna Tippett
Non-Municipal MemberYork County Community Action CorporationTom ReinauerTransportation Program DirectorEmail Tom Reinauer
Non-Municipal Member Transportation Equity Specialist Andrew Blunt Maine Youth for Climate JusticeEmail Andrew Blunt 
Non-Municipal Member Transportation Equity Specialist Yura YasuiUniversity of Southern Maine Email Yura Yasui
Non-Municipal MemberEnvironmental Specialist Allen Armstrong Portland Climate Action Team, Sierra ClubEmail Allen Armstrong
Non-Municipal Member Active Transportation Specialist Kara Wooldrik Former Executive Director, Portland TrailsEmail Kara Wooldrik
Non-Voting MemberSouthern Maine Planning and Development CommissionStephanie CarverTransportation DirectorEmail Stephanie Carver
Non-Voting MemberFederal Highway AdministrationRachel LeVeeDeputy Division AdministratorEmail Rachel LeVee
Non-Voting Member Federal Transit AdministrationLeah SirminCommunity Planner Email Leah Sirmin


GPCOG Staff

NameTitlePhone
Kristina EganExecutive Director774-9891, ext. 214
Chris Chop
Transportation Director
774-9891
Andrew ClarkTransportation Planner774-9891 x206


Board Responsibilities

The Policy Board is the policy-making body of PACTS, and as such:

  • Adopts the annual budget and work program
  • Establishes and modifies its structure and that of all standing committees
  • Fixes the salary of, and removes the Executive Director
  • Creates and disbands additional committees as deemed necessary

The Policy Board also:

  • Develops and endorses a transportation plan for the region
  • Develops and endorses a Transportation Improvement Program and revisions and submits them to MaineDOT
  • Performs any other duties required by the Federal and State governments

Calendar

Please see the calendar for upcoming Policy Board meetings.

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