N.C. BOARD OF TRANSPORTATION NAMES NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Also appoints new committee chairs and vice chairs

RALEIGH — At its meeting on Aug. 5, the N.C. Board of Transportation named new committee/subcommittee members and appointed new committee chairs and vice chairs. The committees focus on various areas of transportation and provide more in-depth discussion of pertinent issues.

The Board of Transportation is made up of 19 members from across North Carolina, each of whom represents a specific Transportation Division or at-large area of interest. The board meets monthly in Raleigh, typically on the first Wednesday and Thursday of each month. 

A directory of all Board of Transportation members and the areas they represent, along with other materials such as meeting agendas and minutes, is available online at www.ncdot.gov/about/board/.

A list of the committees and their members is below. The list includes a newly created Intergovernmental Relations Committee that will focus primarily on advancing transportation initiatives and working relationships with the military in North Carolina.

Board of Transportation Committees

Finance and Programming Committee (Meets Monthly)
Chair: Andrew M. Perkins Jr.
Vice-Chair: Conrad Burrell
Members: All Board of Transportation Members

Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Subcommittee (Meets as Needed)
Chair Ralph Womble
Vice-Chair Nina Szlosberg-Landis
Members:  David Burns, Conrad Burrell, Leigh McNairy

Secondary Roads, Maintenance and Equipment Committee (Meets as Needed)
Chair: Conrad Burrell
Vice-Chair: David Burns
Members: All Board of Transportation Members

Audit and Contract Committee (Meets Quarterly)
Chair: Gus Tulloss
Vice-Chair: Ralph Womble
Members: Mike Fox, Sam Halsey, Wanda Proffitt, Ronnie Wall

Multi-Modal Committee (Meets Monthly)
Chair: Nina Szlosberg-Landis
Vice-Chair: Andrew M. Perkins Jr.
Members: Gary Ciccone, John Collett, Mike Fox, Hugh Overholt, Wanda Proffitt, Chuck Watts, Stan White, Ralph Womble

Ferry Subcommittee (Meets as Needed)
Chair: Stan White
Vice-Chair: Mike Alford
Members: Leigh McNairy, Hugh Overholt

Rail Subcommittee (Meets as Needed)
Chair: Andrew M. Perkins Jr.
Vice-Chair: Mike Fox
Members: David Burns, Gary Ciccone, John Collett, Nina Szlosberg-Landis, Chuck Watts

Aviation Subcommittee (Meets as Needed)
Chair: Gus Tulloss
Vice-Chair: John Collett
Members: Mike Alford, Gary Ciccone, Mike Fox, Stan White

Transit Subcommittee (Meets as Needed)
Chair: Nina Szlosberg-Landis
Vice-Chair: John Collett
Members: Mike Alford, Sam Halsey, Chuck Watts

Safety, Motor Vehicles and Emerging Issues Committee (Meets as Needed)
Chair: Gary Ciccone
Vice-Chair: Chuck Watts
Members: David Burns, Conrad Burrell, Hugh Overholt, Wanda Proffitt, Nina Szlosberg-Landis, Stan White

Environmental Planning and Policy Committee (Meets Monthly)
Chair: Nina Szlosberg-Landis
Vice-Chair: David Burns
Members: Conrad Burrell, Gary Ciccone, Mike Fox, Andrew M. Perkins Jr., Wanda Proffitt, Chuck Watts

Special Committee on Road, Bridge and Ferry Naming (Meets as Needed)
Co-Chair: Transportation Secretary Gene Conti
Co-Chair: Board Chair Bob Collier
Members: Wanda Proffitt, Gus Tulloss, Stan White, Ralph Womble

Access Management Committee (Meets as Needed)
Chair: Mike Fox
Vice-Chair: Sam Halsey
Members: Gary Ciccone, Ralph Womble

Statewide Plan Committee (Meets as Needed)
Chair Gus Tulloss
Vice-Chair Ronnie Wall
Members Mike Alford, Sam Halsey, Chuck Watts

Highway 17 Committee (Meets Quarterly)
Transportation Divisions 1, 2, 3
Chair: Stan White
Vice-Chair: Mike Alford
Members: Leigh McNairy, Hugh Overholt

Spot Safety Committee (Meets Quarterly)
Chair: Conrad Burrell
Vice-Chair: Ronnie Wall
Members: David Burns, Sam Halsey

Toll Roads Committee (Meets as Needed)
Chair: Chuck Watts
Vice-Chair: John Collett
Members: Mike Alford, Hugh Overholt, Gus Tulloss, Stan White, Ralph Womble

Intergovernmental Relations Committee (Meets Monthly)
Chair: Hugh Overholt
Vice-Chair: Andrew M. Perkins Jr.
Members: Mike Alford, Gary Ciccone, Leigh McNairy, Stan White

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