Meeting Schedule

2022 SWRPO Meeting Schedule (tentative)

Note: Due to the ongoing and unpredictable nature of the Covid-19 pandemic, meetings may return to electronic format. Members of the public wishing to attend the meetings should email [email protected] by 5:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to receive the link. Public comments can also be sent to [email protected] to be shared at the next meeting.  

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

Murphy

Tim Radford

Clay County

Clay Logan

Hayesville

Joe Slaton

Graham County

Connie Orr

Fontana Dam

Rob Hardy

Lake Santeetlah

Diana Simon

Robbinsville

vacant

Jackson County

Brian McMahan

Dillsboro

vacant

Forest Hills

Marcia Almond

Sylva

Lynda Sossamon

Webster

Tracy Rodes

Macon County

Ronnie Beale

Franklin

Jack Horton

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

Jason Marino

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

Joe Allen

Franklin

Justin Setser

Highlands

Michael Mathis

Swain County

Kevin King

Bryson City

Regina Mathis

Public Transit

Marie Gunther

EBCI

Manuel Maples

NCDOT Division 14

Steve Williams

NCDOT Transportation Planning Branch

Amin Mohamadi-Hezaveh