Board and Committee Members

The MPO Board typically meets at 3:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted in the meeting agenda, which is posted on the Agendas/Minutes page one week prior to the meeting. The Executive Director of the MPO serves as the secretary to the Board. A public comment period is included as part of each regular meeting.

Hon. David Piepmeyer, Chairman

Hon. David Piepmeyer, Chairman
Commissioner
Pender County
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Hon. Hank Miller, Vice Chairman

Hon. Hank Miller, Vice Chairman
Mayor Pro Tem
Town of Wrightsville Beach
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Hon. Mike Allen

Hon. Mike Allen
Mayor
Town of Belville
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Hon. Neil Anderson

Hon. Neil Anderson
Councilmember
City of Wilmington
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Hon. Lynn Barbee

Hon. Lynn Barbee
Mayor
Town of Carolina Beach
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Hon. Jonathan Barfield, Jr.

Hon. Jonathan Barfield, Jr.
Commissioner
New Hanover County
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Hon. Brenda Bozeman

Hon. Brenda Bozeman
Mayor
Town of Leland
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Hon. John Ellen

Hon. John Ellen
Commissioner
Town of Kure Beach
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Hon. Deb Hays

Hon. Deb Hays
Board Member, Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority
Vice-Chair, New Hanover County
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Hon. Luke Waddell

Hon. Luke Waddell
Councilmember
City of Wilmington
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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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Landon Zimmer

Landon Zimmer
Board Member
NC 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.
Go Coast Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Committee A TDM 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 (BikePed) A bicycle and pedestrian advisory committee (BPAC) 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 assist in the development of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). This committee meets only during plan development cycles and is currently inactive.

TCC Members

Name Representing
 Stephanie Ayers  North Carolina State Ports Authority
 Helen Bunch  Brunswick County Planning Department
 Adrienne Cox  NCDOT Division of Highways
 Granseur Dick  Wilmington International Airport
 Patrick Flanagan  Cape Fear Council of Governments
 Jeremy Hardison  Town of Carolina Beach
 Adrienne Harrington  Town of Belville
 Matt Kirkland  Town of Leland
 Mike Kozlosky, Chair  MPO Executive Director
 Vanessa Lacer  Pender County Planning Department
 Rachel LaCoe  New Hanover County Planning Department
 Abby Lorenzo  Go Coast TDM Program Coordinator
 Robert O’Quinn  Town of Wrightsville Beach
 Marie Parker  Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority
 Mandy Sanders  Town of Kure Beach
 Nazia Sarder, Vice Chair  NCDOT Transportation Planning Branch
 Claudia Bray  Town of Navassa
 Denys Vielkanowitz  City of Wilmington