Phone: 304-523-7434
Fax: 304-529-7229

400 Third Avenue
P.O. Box 939
Huntington, West Virginia 25712

Robert E. Pasley

Executive Director
Chris Chiles

Technical Advisory Committee

The Technical Advisory Committee, or TAC, is an advisory group for the Policy Board that provides recommendations on technical issues and planning efforts. The TAC is made up of technical staff from the various agencies and local governments that participated in the MPO process. The TAC meets prior to the Policy Board. These meetings are held to make recommendations on items prior to consideration by the Policy Board.

Technical Advisory Committee Members

Voting Member Representing Title
Perry Keller WVDOH Director of Planning
Elwood C. Penn WVDOH Regional Planning Unit Leader
Robert Watson WVDOH Planner
Scott Eplin WVDOH - District 2 Manager
Vacant WVDOH - District 2
Vacant WVDEP - Air Quality
William "Fred" Durham WVDEP - Air Quality Director of Planning
William "Bill" Robinson WV Public Transit Executive Director
James Insco City of Huntington, WV Public Works Director
Vacant City of Huntington, WV
Phoebe Patton Randolph Cabell County Citizen Member
Don Perdue Wayne Co. Economic Development Authority Director
Paul Davis Tri - State Transit Authority General Manager
Jennifer Woodall Tri - State Transit Authority Assistant Manager
Brent Brown Tri - State Airport Director
John E. Moore KYTC - Division of Planning Director
Steve Ross KYTC - Division of Planning Transp. Eng. Branch Manager
Thomas Witt KYTC - Division of Planning Planning Supervisor
Vickie Bourne KYTC - Office of Transportation Delivery Executive Director
Bart Bryant KYTC - District 9 Chief District Engineer
Joe Callahan KYTC - District 9 Planning Supervisor
Vacant City of Ashland, KY
Michael Graese City of Ashland, KY City Manager
Randy Wheeler City of Ashland, KY Transit Supervisor
Phil Biggs Boyd / Greenup Citizens Advisory Committee Greenup County, KY member
Vacant Boyd / Greenup Citizens Advisory Committee Boyd County, KY member
Nickie Smith Boyd / Greenup Citizens Advisory Committee Boyd County, KY member
Vacant Boyd / Greenup Citizens Advisory Committee Greenup County, KY member
Kelly Ward Boyd / Greenup Citizens Advisory Committee FIVCO, Economic Development Director
Tim Gibbs Ashland Alliance President / CEO
Brett Boothe Gallia County County Engineer
Andrew Nichols Marshall University Associate Professor of Engineering
Patrick Leighty Lawrence County, OH County Engineer
Ralph Kline Lawrence County, OH Director, ILCAO
Mike Payne Lawrence County, OH Manager, Lawrence County Transit
Vacant City of Ironton, OH
Bill Dingus The Greater Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Director
Andrew Hurst ODOT - Central Office Transportation Planner
Dave Moore ODOT - Central Office Air Quality Planner
Vacant ODOT - Central Office
William "Max" Francis ODOT - District 9 Program Coordinator
Scott Thompson ODOT - District 9 Planning Engineer
Mark Johansen ODOT - District 9 Program Management Coordinator
Chandra Inglis-Smith FHWA - WV Division Transportation Specialists
Bernadette Dupont FHWA - KY Division Transportation Specialists
Leigh Osterling FHWA - OH Division Planning & Environmental Team Leader