Executive Committee

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Chris BranchPortland Public Works DirectorCentral Subregion874-8801
Bob BurnsGorham Public Works DirectorWestern Subregion892-9062, ext. 100
Tex HaeuserSouth Portland Planning DirectorCentral Subregion767-7649
Greg JordanMETRO General ManagerTransit Committee774-0351
Larry MeadOld Orchard Beach Town ManagerPolicy Com. Chair934-5714
Bill ShaneCumberland Town ManagerNorthern Subregion829-2205
Matt SturgisCape ElizabethPolicy Committee Vice-Chair619-6716
Kevin SutherlandSacoSouthern Subregion282-4191
Herb ThomsonPlanning DirectorMaine Department of Transportation624-3300
Bruce Van NoteDirector of Policy and PlanningMaine Turnpike Authority871-7771

Committee Responsibilities

The Executive Committee:

  • Meets with Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System (PACTS) staff to organize Policy Committee meetings and to coordinate the work of the PACTS committees
  • Offers recommendations for action to the Policy Committee
  • Makes certain TIP project changes, including revising the scope of work of funded Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Allocation and Federal Transit Administration (FTA)-funded projects

The Executive Committee also performs the annual evaluation of the Executive Director and reports to the Policy Committee, appoints "appointees" to the Planning, Transit and Technical committees, and takes on other responsibilities as requested by the Policy Committee.