Committees

To support the SEFTC mission, there is a staff-level advisory committee, and three staff-level subcommittees that inform the SEFTC on technical issues.

Regional Transportation Technical Advisory Committee

Members

Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Gregory Stuart, Chair

  • William Cross, Alternate Chair

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

  • Nick Uhren 

  • Andrew Uhlir

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization

  • Tewari Williamson

  • Wilson Fernandez

Florida Department of Transportation, District Four

  • Lois Bush 

  • Alyssa Klein

Florida Department of Transportation, District Six

  • Ken Jeffries 

  • Shereen Yee Fong

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority

  • Loraine Cargill 

  • Natalie Yesbeck Pustizzi 

Broward County Transit

  • Nick Sofoul 

  • Barney McCoy 

Palm Tran

  • Anna Bielawska 

South Florida Regional Planning Council

  • Isabel Corsio-Carballo 

  • Christina Miskis 

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council

  • Kim DeLaney 

  • Thomas Lanahan 

Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation

and Public Works

  • Jie Bian 

Miami-Dade Expressway Authority

  • Vacant

The Regional Transportation Technical Advisory Committee (RTTAC) meets quarterly to address many of the issues brought before the SEFTC.  Staffed by the three MPOs, FDOT, Florida Turnpike Enterprise, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, the three county-level transit agencies, South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA), and the two Regional Planning Councils, the group recommends technical decisions to the SEFTC and is responsible for the development of the RTP.

Modeling Subcommittee

Members

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization

  • Tewari Edmonson, Chair

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

  • Gregory Gabriel, Vice Chair

​Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Paul Flavien 

​Florida Department of Transportation, District Four 

  • ​Alyssa Klein

​Florida Department of Transportation, District Six

  • Neil Lyn

The Modeling Subcommittee meets quarterly to discuss travel demand modeling.  It consists of modeling experts from agencies throughout the region that determines guidelines, policies, and technical applications of travel demand modeling activities in the Southeast Florida Region.

The Public Participation Subcommittee is made up of the public information officers from the three MPOs and FDOT District Four and Six.  They focus on regional-level public involvement activities in Southeast Florida.

Public Participation Subcommittee

Members

Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, Chair

  • Erica Lychak, Chair

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization

  • Elizabeth Rockwell, Vice Chair

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

  • Melissa Murray 

Florida Department of Transportation, District Four

  • Gaspar Jorge Padron

Florida Department of Transportation, District Six

  • Curlene Thomas 

Transportation System Management & Operations Subcommittee

Members

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization

  • Mary Tery Vilches, Chair

Florida Department of Transportation, District Six

  • Javier Rodriguez, Vice Chair

Broward County Traffic Engineering Division

  • Charlie Zhu 

Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Buffy Sanders

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

  • Gregory Gabriel

Florida Department of Transportation, District Four

  • Mark Plass

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise

  • John Easterling

Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation

and Public Works

  • Frank Aira

Palm Beach County Traffic

  • Rasem Awwad

City of Boca-Raton

  • Tracy Phelps

  • Maria Tejera 

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority

  • Jessica Vargas

The Transportation System Management & Operations (TSM&O) Subcommittee coordinates TSM&O projects so that they are better integrated within the region's planning process/documents and promotes program resources to support these projects.  The group meets on an as-needed basis and members include representatives from Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Florida Turnpike Enterprise, the MPOs, transit agencies, Country Traffic Engineering Divisions, and FDOT.

Nondiscrimination: Title VI, ADA and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Through the respective MPOs, SEFTC has set a policy that assures that no person shall on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, family, or religious status, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination or retaliation under any program or activity.

For complaints, questions or concerns about civil rights or nondiscrimination; or for special requests under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Erica Lychak at (954) 876-0058 or LychakE@browardmpo.org (Broward MPO), Elizabeth Rockwell at (305) 375-1881 or elizabeth.rockwell@mdtpo.org (Miami-Dade TPO), or Melissa Murray at (561) 725-0813 or MMurray@PalmBeachTPA.org (Palm Beach TPA).

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