MVRPC elected its 2019 - 2020 Executive Committee

Dayton, OH - Elections for the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission’s (MVRPC’s) Executive Committee were held on Thursday, March 7, 2019, following the regular monthly meeting. 

MVRPC’s Executive Officers for 2019 - 2020 are as follows:

  • Chairperson - John Beals, City of Centerville 
  • First Vice-Chair – Chris Mucher, Miami Township – Greene County
  • First Vice-Chair - Greg Simmons, Miami County Commission

MVRPC’s 2019 - 2020 Executive Committee is now comprised of the following representatives:

John Agenbroad City of Springboro
Michael Beamish      City of Troy
Becky Benná  Five Rivers MetroParks
John Bruns  City of Union
Chris Day Preble County Commission
Judy Dodge Montgomery County Commission
Debbie Fouts City of Franklin
Georgeann Godsey Harrison Township
Arthur Haddad  Troy Area Chamber of Commerce
Brian Housh Village of Yellow Springs
Matthew Joseph  City of Dayton
Tony Klepacz  City of Kettering
Tom Koogler Greene County Commission
Sara  Lommatzsch  City of Riverside
Brian Morris Franklin Township
Woodrow Stroud  Greene County Transit
Zach Upton City of Beavercreek
Debborah Wallace  Beavercreek Township – Greene County


(New Executive Committee members are indicated in bold letters)

“MVRPC is pleased to have Centerville City Council member, John Beals, serving as the chair of our Board of Directors. John graduated from Miamisburg City Schools and The Ohio State University. He retired from a 50-year career as a civil engineer, but continues to hold his licenses as a professional engineer and land surveyor in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. John has been active in public service for many years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the table,” remarked Brian O. Martin, AICP, Executive Director of the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission.

Established in 1964, the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission promotes collaboration among communities, stakeholders, and residents to advance regional priorities.  MVRPC is a forum and resource where the Board of Directors identifies priorities, develops public policy and collaborative strategies to improve quality of life throughout the Miami Valley Region.  MVRPC performs various regional planning activities, including air quality, water quality, transportation, land use, research and GIS.  As the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), MVRPC is responsible for transportation planning in Greene, Miami and Montgomery Counties and parts of northern Warren County. MVRPC's areawide water quality planning designation encompasses five (5) counties: Darke, Preble plus the three MPO counties.

For more information about the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission, contact MVRPC’s Director of Marketing & Public Affairs, Laura A. Loges, at (937) 223-6323, or at or go to