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The DARTS organization shall consist of three committees – the Citizens’ Transportation Committee (CTC), Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC), and Policy Committee (PC). The composition for each committee is presented below.

Policy Committee

The Policy Committee shall be composed of officials of participating governmental jurisdictions. Membership shall be determined by organization position with the following positions being members:

  • Christopher Cohilas – Chairperson, Dougherty County Commission
  • Bo Dorough – (Policy Chair) Mayor, City of Albany
  • Billy Mathis – (Policy Vice Chair) Chairperson, Lee County Commission
  • Michael McCoy – Dougherty County Administrator
  • Steven Carter –  Interim City Manager, City of Albany
  • Jannine Miller – Staff Representative of Georgia Department of Transportation Office of Planning
  • Rozanne Braswell – Lee County Planning Director
  • Van Mason – Georgia Department of Transportation District 4 Engineer
  • Billy Breeden – Mayor, City of Leesburg
  • Bob Alexander – City Manager, City of Leesburg
DARTS PC Agenda (September ’21)
DARTS Draft PC Minutes (June ’21)
DARTS PC Draft Minutes (April ’21)
DARTS PC Minutes (February ’21)
DARTS PC Minutes (January ’21)
DARTS PC Minutes (September ’20)
DARTS PC Minutes (June ’20)
DARTS PC Minutes (April ’20)
DARTS PC Minutes (January ’20)
DARTS PC Minutes (September ’19)
DARTS PC Minutes (June ’19)
DARTS PC Minutes (April ’19) 

Technical Coordinating Committee

The Technical Coordinating Committee shall be composed of the following transportation specialists and key staff members of participating governmental jurisdictions. Membership shall be determined by organization position with the following positions being members:

  • Paul Forgey – (Technical Chair) Director, City of Albany Planning & Development Services
  • Michael Persley – Chief of Police, City of Albany
  • Stacey Rowe – Public Works Director, City of Albany
  • Bruce Maples – Engineering Director, City of Albany
  • Ken Breedlove – (Technical Vice Chair) Traffic Engineering Manager, City of Albany
  • Shaun Cookson – S.W. Georgia Regional Airport Manager
  • David Hamilton – Transportation Director, City of Albany
  • Don Gray – Facilities Management Director, City of Albany
  • Jeremy Brown – Engineering Director, Dougherty County
  • Chuck Mathis – Public Works Director, Dougherty County
  • Kenneth Johnson – Chief of Police, Dougherty County
  • Rozanne Braswell – Director of Planning & Engineering, Lee County
  • Bob Alexander – Public Works Director, City of Leesburg
  • Kimberly Brooks – S.W. Georgia Regional Commission Representative
  • Kerrie Davis – Transportation Planner, DARTS MPO
  • Shawnasi Barron – Transit Planner, DARTS MPO
  • Kaniz Sathi – GDOT Office of Planning Transportation Planning Representative
  • Jason Willingham – GDOT Preconstruction Engineer, District 4
  • Hubert Smigelski – Representative from Marine Corps Logistics Base
  • Representative from Rural Transit Provider

In addition, there are eight non-voting member positions:

  • Larry McClain – Chair, Citizen’s Transportation Committee
  • Ansley Grantham – GDOT Office of Planning, Atlanta
  • Dennis Carter – GDOT, District 4 Planning and Programming Coordinator
  • Thomas Caiafa – GDOT, Branch Chief
  • Radney Simpson – Staff Representative of Georgia Department of Transportation Office of Planning
  • Ann-Marie Day – USDOT, FHWA Representative
  • Sanford Hillsman – Albany-Dougherty Planning Commission Representative
  • Angel Gray – Planning Manager, City of Albany Planning and Development Services
DARTS TCC Minutes (September ’21) DRAFT
DARTS TCC Minutes (June ’21)
DARTS TCC Minutes ( April ’21)
DARTS TCC Minutes (February ’21)
DARTS TCC Minutes (January ’21)
DARTS TCC Minutes (September ’20)
DARTS TCC Minutes (June ’20)
DARTS TCC Minutes (April ’20)
DARTS TCC Minutes (January ’20)
DARTS TCC Minutes (September ’19)
DARTS TCC Minutes (June ’19)
DARTS TCC Minutes (April ’19)

Citizens’ Transportation Committee

The Citizens’ Transportation Committee shall be composed of interested citizens representing a broad section of the population within the Dougherty Area Regional Transportation Study area. The at-large citizens shall be appointed to a three year term as follows:

  • Tommy Gregors, Glenn “Tyler” Harris, Vacant – Three (3) Dougherty County Appointments
  • Larry McClain (Citizens’ Chair), Bruce Capps, Vacant –  Three (3) City of Albany Appointments
  • Billy Merritt – One (1) City of Albany Planning Commission Appointment
  • Sonya Johnson, Chris Phillips – Two (2) Lee County Appointments
  • Vacant – One (1) City of Leesburg Appointment
DARTS CTC Minutes (September ’21) DRAFT 
DARTS CTC Minutes (June ’21)
DARTS CTC Minutes (April ’21)
DARTS CTC Minutes (February ’21)
DARTS CTC Minutes (January ’21)
DARTS CTC Minutes (September ’20)
DARTS CTC Minutes (June ’20)
DARTS CTC Minutes (April ’20)
DARTS CTC Minutes (January ’20)
DARTS CTC Minutes (September ’19)
DARTS CTC Minutes (June ’19)
DARTS CTC Minutes (April ’19)

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