Meeting Schedule

2021 SWRPO Meeting Schedule

Update: Face-to-face meetings are back! All members of the public are invited to attend, and anyone who has been vaccinated for Covid-19 is not required to wear a mask in the building. The TCC meeting scheduled for May 19 at 10:30 am will be held at the Southwestern Commission office (125 Bonnie Lane, Sylva, NC 28779). The TAC meeting scheduled for May 24 at 5:00 pm will be held in the Oak Room of the Harrah’s Casino Hotel (777 Casino Drive, Cherokee, NC 28719). 

Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meetings

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) serves as the governing board for the RPO. The TAC members are elected officials from each county and municipality with the Southwestern RPO region.

TAC Members

Jurisdiction

Representative

Cherokee County

Cal Stiles

Andrews

James Reid
Michael Sheidy (Alternate)

Murphy

Rick Ramsey

Clay County

Clay Logan

Hayesville

Harry Baughn

Graham County

Connie Orr

Fontana Dam

Rob Hardy

Lake Santeetlah

Diana Simon

Robbinsville

Steve Hooper
Brian Johnson (Alternate)

Jackson County

Brian McMahan

Dillsboro

Mike Fitzgerald

Forest Hills

Marcia Almond

Sylva

Lynda Sossamon

Webster

Tracy Rodes

Macon County

Ronnie Beale

Franklin

Bob Scott

Highlands

Patrick Taylor – TAC Chair

Swain County

Roger Parsons

Bryson City

Tom Sutton

Board of Transportation

Dirk Cody

 

 

Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) Meetings

The Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) is made up of county and municipal staff, who make recommendations to the TAC for the RPO. 

TCC Members 

Jurisdiction

Representative

Cherokee County

Randy Wiggins

Andrews

Vacant

Murphy

Chad Simons

Clay County

Debbie Mauney

Hayesville

Vacant

Graham County

Becky Garland

Fontana Dam

Zelerie Rogers

Lake Santeetlah

Vacant

Robbinsville

Vacant

Jackson County

Mike Poston, TCC Chair

Dillsboro

Debbie Coffey, Vice-Chair

Forest Hills

Vacant

Sylva

Paige Dowling

Webster

Vacant

Macon County

Jack Morgan

Franklin

Justin Setser

Highlands

Michael Mathis

Swain County

Kevin King

Bryson City

Regina Mathis

Public Transit

Kim Angel

EBCI

Manuel Maples

NCDOT Division 14

Steve Williams

NCDOT Transportation Planning Branch

Roger Castillo