Policy Board

The Policy Board directs and approves transportation planning and related implementation activities within the metropolitan area. The Policy Board consists of seven elected or appointed officials from the Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, Augusta County and VDOT. The Board adheres to and abides by the SAWMPO Bylaws.

The voting membership of the SAWMPO Policy Board is composed of the following representatives or their alternatives; two (2) representatives from the City of Staunton; two (2) representatives from the City of Waynesboro; two (2) representatives from Augusta County; and a state representative designated by and empowered to participate on behalf of the Secretary of Transportation. Nonvoting membership is composed of one representative designated by and representing 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 agreed upon by the voting members.

Voting

  • Wendell Coleman, Augusta County
    (540) 332-7939
     
  • Tim Fitzgerald, Augusta County
    540-245-5703
     
  • James Harrington, City of Staunton
    540-887-7163
     
  • Steven Rosenberg, City of Staunton
    540-332-3812
     
  • Bobby Henderson, City of Waynesboro
    540-942-6669
     
  • Jim Shaw, City of Waynesboro
    540-942-6692
     
  • Randy Kiser, Virginia Department of Transportation
    540-332-2262
     

Alternates

  • Pam Carter, Augusta County
    540-337-6163
     
  • Michael Hamp, City of Waynesboro
    540-942-6600
     
  • Steve Owen, City of Staunton
    540-332-3812
     
  • Don Komara, Virginia Department of Transportation
    540-434-2586
     
  • Adam Campbell, Virginia Department of Transportation
    540-332-9067
     
  • Matt Dana, Virginia Department of Transportation
    540-332-9118

Non-Voting

  • Michele DeAngelis, Federal Transit Administration
    202-219-3565
     
  • Rusty Harrington, Virginia Department of Aviation
    804-236-3632
     
  • Mack Frost, Federal Highway Administration
    804-775-3352
     
  • Wood Hudson, Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation
    804-655-4567
     
  • Susan Newbrough, Virginia Regional Transit
    540-338-1610
     
  • Bonnie Riedesel, Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission
    540-885-5174
     

Others

  • Dixon Whitworth, Commonwealth Transportation Board
     
  • Terry Short, Virginia Department of Transportation
     

Policy Board meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission, unless otherwise advertised.