Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for setting policy and adopting plans and programs. The Board provides a forum for collaboration and decision-making related to regional transportation policy, planning, and funding
Upcoming Meeting

The September meeting has been cancelled.

Board Members

The Executive Board is made up of elected officials who represent:

  • Alcoa – Clint Abbott, Mayor
  • Clinton – Scott Burton, Mayor
  • Lenoir City – Tony Aikens, Mayor
  • Loudon – Jeff Harris, Mayor
  • Knoxville – Indya Kincannon, Mayor, and Gwen McKenzie, Vice Mayor
  • Maryville – Tom Taylor, Mayor
  • Oak Ridge – Warren L. Gooch, Mayor
  • Town of Farragut – Ron Williams, Mayor
  • Anderson County – Terry Frank, Mayor
  • Blount County – Ed Mitchell, Mayor
  • Knox County – Glenn Jacobs, Mayor, and Hugh Nystrom, Commissioner
  • Loudon County – Rollen Buddy Bradshaw II, Mayor
  • Sevier County – Larry Waters, Mayor

Also serving on the board

Elected or appointed members who represent:

  • East Tennessee Development District – Ed Shouse
  • Tennessee County Highway Officials Association – Harold Pitner
  • Public Transportation – Melissa Roberson
  • Governor of Tennessee – Troy Ebbert

Non-voting members

Representatives from:

  • Tennessee Division of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) – Sean Santalla
  • Region 4 of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) – Andres Ramirez


  • Provide administrative and fiscal control
  • Review and approve transportation planning and programming studies and reports
  • Seek input as required to ensure cooperative, comprehensive, and continuing transportation planning
  • Carry out the provisions of Federal transportation planning regulations

  • October 28, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • November 25, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • December 23, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • January 27, 2021 - 9:00 am
  • February 24, 2021 - 9:00 am

All public meetings are held in accessible places. If you need assistance or accommodation for a disability please notify the TPO three business days in advance of the meeting and we will be glad to work with you in obliging any reasonable request.

Dori Caron