Technical Advisory Committee

About the Committee 

The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) was established to advise, provide expertise, and assess FAMPO’s plans and programs. TAC is comprised primarily of engineers, planners, and other professionals who represent local governments and transportation agencies. These individuals serve in an advisory capacity by providing recommendations to the FAMPO Policy Committee based on current technical sufficiency, accuracy and completeness of studies, plans, and programs.

Meetings

TAC typically meets on the first Monday of every month at 9:30 a.m. in the George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) building at 406 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg 22401. (Please check calendar for changes to normal schedule and location.)

Attendees may park behind the GWRC building in spaces reserved for GWRC staff or on the street as signs permit. Enter the GWRC parking lot from Charles Street, see map

These meetings are open to the public and public participation is encouraged. There is a time for public comment at every meeting. 

Participation Assistance

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.  Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the GWRC/FAMPO at 540-373-2890 or fampo@gwregion.org at least four days prior to the meeting. If hearing impaired, telephone 1-800-552-7917 (TTY) or 7-1-1.

Committee Bylaws

View Technical Advisory Committee Bylaws – Adopted September 29, 2009/Amended November 4, 2019

Agendas and Meeting Minutes

January 6, 2020- AgendaDraft Minutes– Minutes

February 3, 2020 – Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

March 2, 2020- Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

April 6, 2020- Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

May 4, 2020- Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

June 1, 2020- Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

July 13, 2020- Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

August 2020- No Meeting

September 14, 2020- Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

October 5, 2020- Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

November 2, 2020- Agenda- Draft Minutes- Minutes

December 2020- No Meeting

January 7, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
February 4, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
March 11, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
April 15, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
May 2019 – No meeting
June 17, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
July 8, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
August, 2019 – No Meeting
September 9, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
October 7, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
November 4, 2019 – AgendaMinutes
December 2019- No Meeting

January 8, 2018 – AgendaMinutes
February 5, 2018 – AgendaMinutes
March 5, 2018 – AgendaMinutes
April 9, 2018 – AgendaMinutes
May 7, 2018 – AgendaMinutes
June 4, 2018 – AgendaMinutes
July 2018 – No meeting
August 8, 2018 – AgendaMinutes; Update
September 10, 2018 – Agenda Minutes
October 9, 2018 – AgendaMinutes
November 5, 2018 – No Meeting
December 3, 2018 – AgendaMinutes

January 9, 2017 – AgendaMinutes
February 6, 2017 –  AgendaMinutes
March 6, 2017 – AgendaMinutes
April 3, 2017 – AgendaMinutes
May 1, 2017 – AgendaMinutes
June 5, 2017 – AgendaMinutes
July 2017 – No Meeting
August 2017 – No Meeting
September 11, 2017 – AgendaMinutes
October 2, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes
November 6, 2017 – AgendaMinutes
December 11, 2017 – AgendaMinutes

Members

City of Fredericksburg

  • Mr. Erik Nelson, Chairman
    Deputy Director for Planning Services Division & Senior Planner
  • Mr. Bassam Amin
    City Engineer

Spotsylvania County

  • Mr. Paul Agnello, Second Vice Chair
    Assistant Director for Transportation Planning
  • Mr. Rodney White
    Transportation Planner
  • Ms. Wanda Parrish          (Alternate) Director of Planning and Zoning
  • Mr. Leon Hughes (Alternate) Deputy Director of Planning and Zoning

King George County

  • Mr. Nick Minor
    Director of Economic Development and Tourism
  • Ms. Kimberly Wilson
    Economic Development and Tourism Specialist

Stafford County

  • Mr. Alexander Owsiak, First Vice Chair
    Transportation Project Manager
  • Mr. Bryon Counsell
    Public Works, Deputy Director, Engineering and Construction

Caroline County

  • Mr. Mike Finchum
    Director of Planning and Community Development
  • Mr. Craig Pennington (Alternate)
    Planner

Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission

  • Mr. Charles Steigerwald
    Deputy Director of Planning & Operations

Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation

  • Ms. Ciara Williams
    Northern Virginia Manager of Transit Planning
  • Mr. Todd Horsley (Alternate)
    Director of Northern Virginia Transit Programs

Fredericksburg Regional Transit

  • Mr. Craig Reed
    Policy, Planning & Compliance Manager
  • Ms. Wendy Kimball (Alternate)
    Director of Public Transit

Virginia Railway Express

  • Ms. Sonali Soneji
    Planning Program Administrator
  • Ms. Christine Hoeffner (Alternate)
    Planning Manager

Federal Highway Administration

  • Mr. Ivan Rucker
    Planning/Environmental Specialist

George Washington Regional Commission

  • Ms. Leigh Anderson
    GWRideConnect
  • Ms. Kate Gibson (Alternate)
    GWRideConnect

VA Department of Transportation

  • Ms. Michelle Shropshire
    Assistant Fredericksburg District Administrator for Preliminary Engineering
  • Mr. Stephen Haynes
    District Planning Manager
  • Mr. Jim Ponticello
    Air Quality Program Manager
  • Mr. Dan Grinnell
    Air Quality Engineer