Planning for a Resilient Future

APA North Carolina Chapter


Tuesday, April 16, 2019
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT

Kernersville, NC, United States

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This lunch and learn event is the first of a four part series entitled Locally Administered Projects Lunch and Learn series that focuses on best practices, rules and guidelines for locally administered projects through NCDOT and FHWA.  

This first Lunch & Learn in the Locally Administered Projects series features:

The MPO process for awarding projects and project screening

Programming in the MTIP & STIP

FHWA Inactivity & Period of Performance

The EBS Portal

The project agreement

Authorization and Reimbursement


Marta Matthews

Marta Matthews has worked with NCDOT for almost 15 years, starting in the Enhancement Unit, which merged with the Agreements Unit in 2008. Marta has worked with Locally Administered projects throughout the state and currently manages the Local Programs Office, which is responsible for the development and approval of approximately ... Read More

Olivia Munzer

Olivia Munzer is the Habitat Conservation Coordinator for the Western Piedmont. She has been with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission for almost 2 years. Prior to NCWRC, she worked for over 14 years as a wildlife biologist for environmental consulting firms. She has a Bachelors in Science from Western Washington ... Read More

Shiela Gibbs

Sheila Gibbs has worked with NCDOT for 23 years in June of this year. She started out in Human Resources and then was promoted to the Agreements Unit in 2004. Sheila has been working with Locally Administered Projects since 2012, assisting local governments that receive federal funding with developing agreements ... Read More

Brett Abernathy

Brett Abernathy has over 30 years experience with NCDOT, primarily in the Pre-Construction/Project Development arena. Brett is a graduate of University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is a licensed Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor. Read More

Mike Stanley

Mike is the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) squad leader for the Central region of North Carolina, encompassing NCDOT Divisions 5, 7, 8, and 9. Mike coordinates the programming of funds in the STIP for projects in these Divisions, and monitoring progress of projects from the initiation of planning and ... Read More

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