Staff Directory

MVRPC Staff Directory

Our multi-disciplined, professional administrative, planning and engineering staff assists the Board and Committees to implement the strategies laid out to enhance the Miami Valley Region’s quality of life and economic vitality. Our multi-disciplinary expertise includes city and regional planning, civil engineering, geography & GIS, public administration, and environmental and LEED issues.

Our staff also supports member organization’s planning and policy development efforts and serves as a resource to supplement their in-house planning and technical capacity via a variety of planning services.  Examples include planning process consultation, project scoping facilitation, and Geographic Information System (GIS) datasets, comprehensive and long range plans, and socioeconomic factors.

The Table of Organization shows the various program departments in MVRPC.

Directory

Paul Arnold

Manager - Short Range Programs
Duties

Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), STP, CMAQ, TA solicitation.

Julie R. Black

Regional Planner
Duties

Regional Planning Research Assistance; Research/ GIS Data Analysis

Ann Burns

Executive Assistant
Duties

Support services to Executive Director and Transportation Program

Bradley Daniel

Coordinator – Short Range Programs
Duties

Member development and funding assistance, Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) solicitation, Priority Development and Advocacy Committee (PDAC) solicitation, Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) maintenance, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) analysis, Local project surveys.

Kjirsten Frank Hoppe

Regional Planner
Duties

Alternative Transportation, Senior Transportation Expansion Project, Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan, Comprehensive Local-Regional Bikeway Plan, Rail Projects, Walkable Communities , Safe Routes to School.

Tim Gilliland

Director of Finance and Administration
Duties

Finance, budgeting, personnel, office administration

Darrin Hall

Production Coordinator
Duties

Printing and reproduction, mailroom, aerial photo orders

Tom Harner

GIS Coordinator
Duties

GIS System and Database Administration; GIS Data Request Contact

Laura Henry

Marketing & Public Outreach Associate
Duties

Assist with public involvement, RIDESHARE, Air Quality Awareness Program, and website updates/communications.

Martin H. Kim

Director of Regional Planning
Duties

Regional Planning Research and Analysis Management; GIS Project Management

Aaron Lee

Transportation Planner
Duties

Long Range Transportation Plan

Tonya C. Lee

Accountant
Duties

Accounts payable/receivable Payroll and purchase orders

Matt Lindsay

Manager, Environmental Planning
Duties

Air Quality SIP development, Areawide Water Quality Management Plan maintenence, Facility Planning; Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

Laura A. Loges

Director of Marketing and Public Affairs
Duties

Public Affairs Coordination, Marketing & public involvement coordination, special events, RIDESHARE, Air Quality Program, misc. publications

Mike Lucas

IT Manager & Web Manager
Duties

Computer support, network administration, Webmaster, online mapping & GIS, owa

Brian O. Martin

Executive Director
Duties

Executive Director, Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), legislative analysis, Special Project/ Studies, Transportation budget and work program development/ oversight

Ami Parikh

Transportation Planner
Duties

Long Range Transportation Plan, Freight, Performance Management

Ana Ramirez

Director of Long Range Planning and Engineering
Duties

Long Range Transportation Plan, Transportation Modeling, Congestion Management Process, Transportation Conformity, FAST Act

Tashia R. Reese

Receptionist/ Secretary
Duties

Monitor agency switchboard, greet visitors, maintain Outlook database, process incoming mail

Bob Steinbach

Director Sustainable Solutions and Transportation Alternatives
Duties

Sustainability programs, including water quality, alternative fuels, resource conservation. Transportation Alternatives, including transit, specialized transportation, biking and walking.

Rob Uhlhorn

Transportation Planner
Duties

Long Range Transportation Plan, Environmental Requirements, Transportation System Inventory

Kathryn Youra Polk

GIS Specialist/ Planner
Duties

GIS-Regional Planning Project Coordination; GIS Data Maintenance and Spatial Data Analysis

Lynn Zuch

Research Associate
Duties

Regional Planning Research Project Management and Coordination; Federal and State Legislation Analysis; Resource Center Management; Census Affiliate Contact