Policy Board

The voting membership of the HRMPO is composed of the twelve representatives, or their alternatives, designated by and representing their respective jurisdictions or agencies; five representatives from the City of Harrisonburg; three representatives from Rockingham County; one representative from the Town of Bridgewater; one representative from the Town of Dayton; one representative from the Town of Mt. Crawford; and a state representative designated by and empowered to participate on behalf of the Secretary of Transportation. According to the Bylaws, nonvoting membership of the HRMPO includes one representative designated by and representing each of the following agencies: Federal Highway Administration; Federal Transit Administration; Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation; Virginia Department of Aviation; and any other agencies or groups as may be agreed upon by a majority of all voting representatives of the HRMPO. The HRMPO has agreed to give a non-voting membership to an official representing James Madison University.

It is the function of the Policy Board to act as a policy body coordinating transportation planning and related implementation activities within the metropolitan area. The Board must approve all agreements.

The Policy Board adheres to and abides by the HRMPO Bylaws.

Members

Voting

  • Casey Armstrong, Rockingham County 
  • Sallie Wolfe-Garrison, Rockingham County

    540-688-8082

  • Stephen King, Rockingham County

    540-564-3012

  • Sal Romero, City of Harrisonburg

    540-432-7701

  • Deanna Reed, City of Harrisonburg

    540-432-7701

  • George Hirschmann, City of Harrisonburg

    540-432-7701

  • Eric Campbell, City of Harrisonburg

    540-432-7701

  • Gerald Gatobu, City of Harrisonburg

    540-432-0492

  • Angela Lawrence, Town of Dayton

    540-879-2241

  • Jay Litten, Town of Bridgewater

    540-908-4838

  • Dennis Driver, Town of Mt. Crawford

    540-564-1624

  • Randy Kiser, VDOT

    540-332-9092

Alternates

  • Bradford Dyjak, Rockingham County

    540-564-1513

  • Rhonda Cooper, Rockingham County

    540-564-3033

  • Alex Wilmer, Town of Bridgewater

    540-908-4838

  • Susan Smith, Town of Dayton

    540-908-4838

  • Neal Dillard, Town of Mt. Crawford

  • Matt Dana, VDOT

    540-332-9118

  • Jeff Lineberry, VDOT

    540-332-2265

  • Terry Short, VDOT

    540-332-9057

  • Don Komara, VDOT

    540-434-2587

  • Cheryl Spain, City of Harrisonburg

    (540) 432-0492

  • Ande Banks, City of Harrisonburg

    (540) 432-7701

Nonvoting

  • Wood Hudson, DRPT

    (804) 655-4567
  • Grant Sparks, DRPT

    (804) 786-7425

  • Kevin Jones, FHWA

    804-775-3347

  • Michele DeAngelis, FTA

    202-219-3565

  • Bill Yates, JMU

    540-568-7206

  • Rusty Harrington, Aviation

    804-236-3632

Meetings of the Policy Board are held the third Thursday of the month as needed at the Rockingham County Administration Center, unless otherwise advertised.