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. David Piepmeyer, Chair

Hon. David Piepmeyer, Chair
Commissioner
Pender County
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Hon. Pat Batleman, Vice Chair

Hon. Pat Batleman, Vice Chair
Mayor Pro tem
Town of Leland
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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. John Ellen

Hon. John Ellen
Commissioner
Town of Kure Beach
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Hon. Hank Miller

Hon. Hank Miller
Alderman
Town of Wrightsville Beach
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Hon. Charlie Rivenbark

Hon. Charlie Rivenbark
Councilmember
City of Wilmington
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Hon. Noreen Slattery

Hon. Noreen Slattery
Mayor Pro Tem
Town of Belville
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Hon. Steve Shuttleworth

Hon. Steve Shuttleworth
Councilmember
Town of Carolina Beach
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Hon. Skip Watkins

Hon. Skip Watkins
Vice Chairman
New Hanover County
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Hon. Frank Williams

Hon. Frank Williams
Commissioner
Brunswick County
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Hon. Eulis Willis

Hon. Eulis Willis
Mayor
Town of Navassa
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Mike Alford

Mike Alford
Board Member
Board of Transportation
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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 WMPO Board.
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 WMPO Board on bicycle and pedestrian items.
Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) A Citizens Advisory Committee composed of individuals appointed to guide and develop the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) meets monthly to provide recommendations to the WMPO Board on the long-range, fiscally constrained plan.

TCC Members

Name Representing
 Mike Kozlosky, Chair  MPO Executive Director
 Don Bennett, Vice Chair  City of Wilmington
Nick Cannon  Transportation Demand Management Coordinator
 Ed Parvin/Jerry Haire  Town of Carolina Beach
 Nancy Avery  Town of Kure Beach
 Tony Wilson/Tim Owens  Wrightsville Beach
 Ken Vafier/Rebekah Roth  New Hanover County Planning Department
 Julie Wilsey/Whitney Prease/Granseur Dick  Wilmington International Airport
 Stephanie Ayers  North Carolina State Ports Authority
 Athina Williams/Brenda L. Williams  Town of Belville
 Ashli Barfoot/Andrew Neylon  Town of Leland
 Barnes Sutton  Town of Navassa
 Helen Bunch  Brunswick County Planning Department
 Kyle Breuer/Craig Harris/Pat O’Mahoney/Travis Henley  Pender County Planning Department
 Allen Serkin  Cape Fear Council of Governments
 Karen Collette/Alan Pytcher/Benjamin Hughes  Division of Highways, NCDOT
 Nazia Sarder  Transportation Planning Branch, NCDOT
 Albert Eby/Megan Matheny  Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority

CAC Members

Name Representing
 Laura Padgett, Chair  City of Wilmington
 John Cawthorne, Vice Chair  Town of Kure Beach
 David Hollis  Brunswick County
 Web Bostic  New Hanover County
 Sallie Rochelle  Pender County
 Jason Windham  City of Willmington
 Patrick Boykin  Town of Carolina Beach
 Harold King  Town of Wrightsville Beach
 Stuart Smith  Town of Belville
 Brayton Willis  Town of Leland
 Valorie Hatten  Town of Navassa
 Vanessa Lacer  Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority
 Neal Andrew  NC Board of Transportation