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Transportation Study Policy Committee

The Transportation Study Policy Committee, as the Full Commission, is the forum for cooperative decision making that approves required actions of the transportation planning process. The committee is composed largely of public officials. All meetings are open to the public.

Brooke County

Hancock County

  • AJ Thomas
  • Tim Ennis
  • Stacey Hukill Wise
  • Mike Bachinski
  • Eric Fithyan
  • Robert Sadler
  • Shirley Kemp
  • Helen Moren

  • David Velegol
  • John DeStefano
  • Sue Simonetti
  • Angel Adams
  • Steve Magushack
  • Randy Fletcher
  • Grace Davis

Jefferson County

  • Thomas Graham
  • David Maple
  • Thomas Gentile
  • Betty Lou Tarr
  • Delores Wiggins
  • Brandon Andresen
  • Jerry Barilla
  • William Hendricks
  • Jim Mavromatis
  • Kimberly Hahn
  • Tom Timmons
  • Frank DiCarlontonio
  • Anthony Mougianis
  • Ed Fithen
  • Bob Smith
  • John Parker
  • Rick Trzaskoma
  • Robert Bertram
  • Bob Gale
  • Robert Laukert

  • Joe Barnabei
  • Paul Rex Cowey III
  • Jeff Davis
  • Bob Vidas
  • Jeffrey Oyster
  • Bill Visnic
  • Harold Miller
  • DeeAnn Pulliam
  • David Velegol
  • John DeStefano
  • Sue Simonetti
  • Angel Adams
  • Steve Magushack
  • Randy Fletcher
  • Grace Davis

  • Walt Ziemba
  • Bob Merriman
  • George Hopkins
  • Gary Pepperling
  • Gary Griffith
  • David Gaffney
  • Michelle Dulesky
  • Frank Martin
  • William D. Allen
  • Charles Anthony Banannio
  • James Wetherell

  • Tammy Morelli
  • Harry Thomas
  • Diana Holcombe
  • Paul Zdinak
  • Ty Lollini
  • Karen Vargo

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Commission regarding our goals, objectives, strategic direction, public policy issues and budgetary issues. The Executive Committee is also authorized to address personnel matters, as well as operational and administrative policies and procedures.

2019 Executive Committee Members

  • Chairperson – Thomas Graham
  • Vice-Chairperson – Joe Barnabei
  • Treasurer – AJ Thomas
  • Secretary – Evan Scurti
  • Brooke County Commissioner – AJ Thomas
  • Hancock County Commissioner – Jo Barnabei
  • Jefferson County Commissioner – Thomas Graham  
  • Immediate Past Chairperson – Sue Simonetti
  • Jefferson County – Harry Thomas, Anthony Mougianis, and Tom Timmons
  • Hancock County – Marvin Six and Bill Visnic
  • Brooke County – Steve Magushack
  • City of Steubenville – Jerry Barrilla
  • City of Weirton – Mark Miller

Technical Advisory Committee

The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is an advisory body to the MPO Transportation Study Policy Committee and includes staff-level officials of local, state & federal agencies. The Committee provides technical assistance and recommendations to the Transportation Study Policy Committee. TAC reviews the procedures for the various phases of transportation studies, methodologies, projections, assumptions and recommended plans and programs before submission to the Transportation Study Policy Committee.

  • Noel Mehlo- Federal Highway – Ohio
  • Chandra Inglis-Smith- Federal Highway – WV
  • Scott Warner or Waseem Khalifa- ODOT – District 11
  • Chris Kinsey or Kevin Sullivan- WVDOT – Central Office
  • Tim Turner – SVRTA
  • Donna Guiallco – WTC
  • Mike Dolak – City of Steubenville Engineer
  • Jim Branagan – Jefferson County Engineer

  • Mark Miller – City of Weirton Planning
  • Jeffery Oyster – Hancock County
  • Evan Scurti – Jefferson County Port Authority or Representative
  • Marvin Six – BDC of the Northern Panhandle
  • Betty Lou Tarr – Jefferson County Regional Planning Commission or Representative
  • Representatives from largest incorporated areas of Jefferson County: Bob Laukert -Wintersville, Ed Fithen – Mingo Jct., and John Parker- Toronto
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