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
    540-564-3012 
  • 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

  • Susan Smith, 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

  • 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
  • Kevin Jones, FHWA
    804-775-3347

  • Michele DeAngelis, FTA
    202-219-3565

  • Lee Eshelman, JMU
    540-568-4522

  • 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.