Board and Committee Members

The Board meets once per month in the 6th Floor Conference Room at 320 Chestnut Street, located at the intersection on North 4th Street and Chestnut Street in downtown Wilmington. WMPO staff serves as secretary to the committee. A public comment period precedes each meeting.

Hon. Gary Doetsch, Chair

Hon. Gary Doetsch, Chair
Councilmember
Town of Carolina Beach
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Hon. Frank Williams, Vice-Chair

Hon. Frank Williams, Vice-Chair
Commissioner
Brunswick County
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Hon. Neil Anderson

Hon. Neil Anderson
Councilmember
City of Wilmington
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Hon. Jonathan Barfield

Hon. Jonathan Barfield
Board Member, Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority
Commissioner, New Hanover County
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Hon. Pat Batleman

Hon. Pat Batleman
Mayor Pro tem
Town of Leland
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Hon. Joe Breault

Hon. Joe Breault
Commissioner
Town of Belville
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Hon. John D. Lennon

Hon. John D. Lennon
Board Member
Board of Transportation
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Hon. Hank Miller

Hon. Hank Miller
Alderman
Town of Wrightsville Beach
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Hon. David Piepmeyer

Hon. David Piepmeyer
Commissioner
Pender County
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Hon. Charlie Rivenbark

Hon. Charlie Rivenbark
Councilmember
City of Wilmington
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Hon. Emilie Swearingen

Hon. Emilie Swearingen
Mayor
Town of Kure Beach
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Hon. Skip Watkins

Hon. Skip Watkins
Commissioner
New Hanover County
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Hon. Eulis Willis

Hon. Eulis Willis
Mayor
Town of Navassa
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Other WMPO Committees:

Committee Name Description
Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) A Technical Coordinating Committee composed of staff members (planners, engineers and administrators) from each of the member jurisdictions meets monthly to provide recommendations to the Transportation Advisory Committee.
Transportation Demand Management Committee (TDM Committee) A Transportation Demand Management Committee representing major employers in the region and staff members from member jurisdictions meet regularly to provide guidance and recommendations on the development of the TDM program.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (WMPO BikePed Committee) A Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee composed of individuals appointed to provide expertise on local bicycle and pedestrian matters meets monthly to provide recommendations to the Transportation Advisory Committee on bicycle and pedestrian items.

TCC Committee Members

Name Representing
Mike Kozlosky, Chair MPO Executive Director
Don Bennett, Vice Chair City of Wilmington
Adrienne Harrington Transportation Demand Management Coordinator
 Ed Parvin  Town of Carolina Beach
 Nancy Avery  Town of Kure Beach
 Tony Wilson/Zach Steffey  Wrightsville Beach
 Chris O’Keefe/Ken Vafier  New Hanover County Planning Department
 Julie Wilsey/Whitney Prease  Wilmington International Airport
 Stephanie Ayers  North Carolina State Ports Authority
 Pat Walsh/Athina Williams  Town of Belville
 Robert Waring/Ashli Barfoot  Town of Leland
 Trey Burke/Michelin Alston  Town of Navassa
 Helen Bunch  Brunswick County Planning Department
 Kyle Breuer/Megan O’Hare  Pender County Planning Department
 Allen Serkin  Cape Fear Council of Governments
 Karen Collette/Patrick Riddle  Division of Highways, NCDOT
 James Upchurch  Transportation Planning Branch, NCDOT
 Albert Eby/Megan Matheny  Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority