COMMISSION MEMBERS

The Commission consists of executive level members from the Departments of Transportation in Washington, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is a non-voting member.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Everett Lott

District Department of Transportation (DDOT)

Director

Commission Proxy

Carla Longshore, Deputy Associate Director, DDOT

Technical Committee Member

James Benton, Transit Delivery Rail Branch Manager, DDOT

VIRGINIA

Jennifer DeBruhl, Commission Vice-Chair

Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT)

Director

Commission Proxy 

Emily Stock, Chief of Rail Transportation, VDRPT

Technical Committee Member

Randy Selleck, Director of Rail Planning and Environmental, VDRPT

NORTH CAROLINA

Julie White, Commission Chair

North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)

Deputy Secretary of Multi-Modal Transportation

 

Commission Proxy

Jason Orthner, Rail Director, NCDOT

Technical Committee Member

Eddie McFalls, Strategic Initiatives, Rail Planning, NCDOT

SOUTH CAROLINA

Brent Rewis

South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT)

Deputy Secretary for Intermodal Planning

Commission Proxy

Doug Frate, Director of Intermodal and Freight Programs, SCDOT

Technical Committee Member

Diane Lackey, Multimodal Planning Manager, Intermodal & Freight Programs, SCDOT

TENNESSEE
GEORGIA

Joe Galbato

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Interim Commissioner

Commission Proxy

Dan Pallme, Assistant Bureau Chief of Freight & Logistics, TDOT

Technical Committee Member

Amy Kosanovic, Freight Planning, TNDOT

Meg Pirkle, Commission Secretary

Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)

Chief Engineer

Commission Proxy

Clement Solomon, Director of Intermodal Division, GDOT

Technical Committee Member

Phil Peevy, Transit Planning and Environmental Manager, GDOT

FLORIDA

Brad Thoburn

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Assistant Secretary for Strategic Development

Commission Proxy

Rickey Fitzgerald, Freight and Multimodal Operations Manager, FDOT

Technical Committee Member

Holly Cohen, Freight and Rail Planning Administrator, FDOT

NON-VOTING MEMBERS

FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION (FRA)