Member-led Breakout Sessions (Part 2)

Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations


Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. EDT

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In this session, participants will break into groups to discuss key issues facing MPOs. The facilitators will open the discussion by summarizing the issues, ideas, opportunities, and challenges discussed in Part 1.  Based on these items, the group will then focus on identifying the similarities and differences for MPOs of various sizes and characteristics.  This information will also help AMPO staff advocate more effectively for members during discussions with Federal partners and other stakeholders in Washington. 


Regina Aris

Confirmed Speaker

Regina Aris, Assistant Director of Transportation Planning, Baltimore Metropolitan Council. The BMC serves as staff to the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board. The BRTB represents 2.8 million residents in the Baltimore region, which sits on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. As Assistant ... Read More

Corey Hull, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Since 2008, Mr. Hull has been employed by the Southern Georgia Regional Commission, a regional planning organization. Mr.Hull’s responsibilities include oversight of Metropolitan and Rural Transportation Planning activities, Transit Operations and Environmental Planning programs for the Regional Commission. Mr. Hull and his staff operate an 18­county regional ... Read More

Amanda Wilson, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Amanda Wilson, AICP Program Manager North Central Texas Council of Governments Amanda Wilson has been working for the North Central Texas Council of Governments, the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, since 2002. She has managed the Transportation Department’s Public Involvement & Government Relations team since 2009. Prior to this position, Amanda served as a Transportation Planner focused on legislative affairs. Amanda and her team are responsible for public involvement activities such public meetings, community fair participation, social media, videos and newsletters; media relations activities including media ... Read More

Matt Johns

Confirmed Speaker

Matt Johns is the Executive Director for the Rapides Area Planning Commission Read More

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