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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

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization

  • Aileen Bouclé, Chair

  • Mary Tery Vilches, Alternate Chair

  • Franchesca Taylor

Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Greg Stuart

  • William Cross

  • Paul Calvaresi

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

  • Andrew Uhlir

  • Nathan George

Florida Department of Transportation, District Six

  • Ken Jeffries 

  • Shereen Yee Fong

Florida Department of Transportation, District Four

  • Lois Bush

  •  Raj Shanmugam

Greater Miami Expressway Agency

  • Mayra Diaz   

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority

  • Loraine Cargill

  • Natalie Yesbeck Pustizzi 

Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation

and Public Works

  • Lisa Colmenares 

Broward County Transit

  • Anna Bielawska   

Palm Tran

  • Nina Verzosa  

South Florida Regional Planning Council

  • Isabel Corsio-Carballo 

  • Christina Miskis  

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council

  • Kim DeLaney

  • Thomas Lanahan

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

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Members

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization

  • Hector Di Donato, Chair

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

  • Matthew Masa, Vice Chair

​Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Paul Flavien 

​Florida Department of Transportation, District Four 

  • ​Raj Shanmugam

​Florida Department of Transportation, District Six

  • Ana Callejas

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.

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Public Participation Subcommittee

Members

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization

  • Elizabeth Rockwell

Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Carol Henderson

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

  • Melissa Eble

Florida Department of Transportation District Six

  • Jerry Jackson

Florida Department of Transportation District Four

  • Guillermo Canedo

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.

Transportation System Management & Operations Subcommittee

Members

Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Mark Plass, Chair

Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization

  • Hector Di Donato, Vice Chair

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

  • Brian Ruscher

Florida Department of Transportation, District Six

  • Javier Rodriguez

Florida Department of Transportation, District Four

  • Alexandra Lopez

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise

  • John Easterling

Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation & Public Works

  • Frank Aira

Broward County Traffic Engineering Division

  • Charlie Zhu ​​

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.

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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 Elizabeth Rockwell at (305) 375-1881 or elizabeth.rockwell@mdtpo.org (Miami-Dade TPO), Carol Henderson at (954) 876-0058 or HendersonC@browardmpo.org (Broward MPO), or Melissa Eble at (561) 725-0813 or MEble@PalmBeachTPA.org (Palm Beach TPA).

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