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.

Bradley Daniel

Coordinator – Short Range Programs
Duties

Member development and funding assistance, TRAC solicitation, PDAC solicitation, TIP maintenance, CMAQ analysis, Local project surveys.

Kjirsten Frank Hoppe

Senior 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

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Alexandra Growel

Transit Coordination Planner
Duties

Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan, Greater Region Mobility Initiative, Transportation Alternatives, GIS support of agency programs.

Darrin Hall

Production Coordinator
Duties

Printing and reproduction, mailroom, aerial photo orders

Tom Harner

GIS Coordinator
Duties

GIS administration and coordination, regional and community GIS projects, GIS training and application development, and spatial data analysis. Contact for GIS data and mapping request.

Laura Henry

Marketing & Public Outreach Coordinator
Duties

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

Martin H. Kim

Director of Regional Planning
Duties

Regional and community planning and GIS project management, project scope development, best practices research, and data analysis. Contact for local project consultation and coordination.

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Kim Lahman

Director of Sustainable Planning
Duties

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

Tonya C. Lee

Accountant
Duties

Accounts payable/receivable Payroll and purchase orders

Aaron Lee

Transportation Planner
Duties

Long Range Transportation Plan

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 | af.

Brian O. Martin

Executive Director
Duties

Overall leader of MVRPC agency and staff functions. Coordinates the content of meetings of the Board, and supporting committees. Duties include maintenance of the agency strategic plan, member retention & recruitment, legislative analysis, and ensuring proper use of resources.

Ami Parikh

Transportation Project Manager
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

Rob Uhlhorn

Transportation Planner
Duties

Long Range Transportation Plan, Environmental Requirements, Transportation System Inventory

Elizabeth Whitaker

Senior Planner
Duties

Regional and community planning projects, best practices research, and data analysis and visualization. Contact for local planning document and Census data requests.

Teresa Wise

Assistant to the Executive Director
Duties

Works as an extension of the Executive Director. Coordinates projects for the agency among various departments and members. Provides support and ensures preparations for the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Technical Advisory Committee. Fosters teamwork among peers and partners.

Kathryn Youra Polk

Senior Planner
Duties

Regional and community planning projects, GIS training and application development; and spatial data analysis. Contact for grant and funding opportunity information and GIS mapping request.