Policy Committee

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Members

NameTitleAffiliation
Keith Trefethen
Town Manager
Arundel
985-4201
Jim Bennett
City Manager
Biddeford
284-9313
Jeff Demers
Public Works Director
Biddeford
282-1579
Matt Sturgis, Chair
Town Manager
Cape Elizabeth
619-6716
Bill Shane
Town Manager
Cumberland
829-2205
Hope Cahan, Vice Chair
Town Councilor
Falmouth
650-270-9596
Carlos Pena
Planning and Development Manager
Federal Highway Admin
512-4914
Leah Sirmin
Community Planner and Environmental Protection SpecialistFederal Transit Admin

Sarah Tracy
City Councilor
Freeport
615-7287
Ephrem Paraschak
Town Manager
Gorham
892-9062
Kristina Egan
Executive Director
GPCOG
774-9891
Erin Courtney
Public Relations Manager
Maine Turnpike Authority
871-7771
Jennifer Brickett
Planning Director
MaineDOT
624-3300
Rosemary Roy
Town Manager
North Yarmouth
829-3705
Larry Mead
Town Manager
Old Orchard Beach
934-5714
Alex Jaegerman
Director of Planning & Development
Planning Committee Chair
846-9036
Chris Branch
Public Works Director
Portland
874-8801
Kim Cook
City Councilor
Portland
874-8986
Nell Donaldson
Senior Planner
Portland
871-8723
Keith Gray
Engineering Manager
Portland
874-8834
Kate Snyder
Mayor
Portland
874-8941
Lena GeraghtyDirector of Innovation & Performance Manager
Portland874-8681
Nathan White
Public Works Director
Raymond
655-1012
Jessa Berna
Business Development Specialist
Saco
282-3487
Bryan Kaenrath
City Administrator
Saco
282-1032
Jay Chace
Planning Director
Scarborough

Tom Hall
Town Manager
Scarborough
730-4031
Stephanie CarverTransportation Director
SMPDC
571-7065
Claude Morgan
City CouncilorSouth Portland
450-2583
Donna Tippett
Director of Transportation
South Portland
767-5556
VACANT

Standish

Adam Bliss
Town Engineer
Freeport865-4461
Greg Jordan
METRO General Manager
Transit Committee Chair
774-0351
Eric Dudley
Public Works Director
Westbrook
854-0660
Barry Tibbetts
Interim Town Manager
Windham
892-1907
Rob Waeldner
Town Councilor
Yarmouth
232-1114


GPCOG Staff

NameTitlePhone
Kristina EganExecutive Director774-9891, ext. 214
Ryan NealeTransportation Program Manager774-9891, ext. 229
Chris ChopTransportation Director774-9891


Committee Responsibilities

The Policy Committee is the policy-making body of PACTS, and as such:

  • Adopts the annual budget and work program
  • Establishes and modifies its structure and that of all standing committees
  • Fixes the salary of, and removes the Executive Director
  • Creates and disbands additional committees as deemed necessary

The Policy Committee also:

  • Develops and endorses a transportation plan for the region
  • Develops and endorses a Transportation Improvement Program and revisions and submits them to MaineDOT
  • Performs any other duties required by the Federal and State governments