Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) is composed of elected officials from Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, and Stokes Counties; the City of Winston-Salem; and the other MPO municipalities; non-elected officials from the City-County Planning Board, Winston-Salem Transit Authority, Smith Reynolds Airport Authority, the Federal Highway Administration and the NCDOT. The TAC serves as a forum for cooperative transportation planning and decision-making for the MPO. The TAC has the responsibility for keeping the governing boards informed of the status and requirements of the transportation planning process; assisting in the dissemination and clarification of decisions, inclinations and policies of the governing boards; and ensuring meaningful citizen participation in the transportation planning process.

Please use the links below to view meeting agenda and meeting minutes:

For more information, you may contact:


TAC/TCC Secretary
Assistant Director
City/County Planning Board
(336) 727-2087
fax (336) 748-3163

Meeting Information

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) and Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) meet bimonthly on the third Thursday or on an as-needed basis. All TAC meetings are held in the Winston-Salem Public Meeting Room, 5th Floor, Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building.

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting dates for 2017 are as follows:

  • Thursday, January 19
  • Thursday, February 16
  • Thursday, March 16
  • Thursday, May 18
  • Thursday, July 20
  • Thursday, September 21
  • Thursday, November 16

Citizen Comments at TAC Meetings

Citizens are invited to provide comments on items that are before or could come before the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). 

The comment period is held at the beginning of every TAC meeting.  Each citizen has up to 3 minutes to speak and the total comment period is limited to 30 minutes. 

Staff will have a sign-up sheet available immediately prior to any TAC meeting.  Citizens will speak in the order of sign-up.  

Please contact Margaret Bessette (336.747-7058; ) with questions.

TAC Membership

Members

  • Larry T. Williams, TAC Chairman • Mayor, Town of Rural Hall
  • Dan Besse, TAC Vice-Chairman • Council Member, City of Winston-Salem
  • Denise D. AdamsCouncil Member, City of Winston-Salem
  • Jake Alexander • Member, NCDOT Board of Transportation
  • John E. Byrum • Mayor, Town of Midway
  • Mike Horn • Mayor, Town of Lewisville
  • Leon Inman • Commissioner, Stokes County
  • Allen Joines • Mayor, City of Winston-Salem
  • Walter Marshall • Commissioner, Forsyth County
  • Myron W. Marion • Mayor Pro Tem, Village of Tobaccoville
  • Randy Mendenhall • Council Member, Town of Walkertown
  • Everette Witherspoon • Commissioner, Forsyth County
  • Terry N. Renegar • Commissioner, Davie County
  • Kenneth A. Rethmeier, DrPH • Mayor, Town of Bermuda Run
  • Brent Rockett • Commissioner, Town of Bethania
  • Mike Rogers • Council Member, Village of Clemmons
  • Tracey Shifflette • Mayor Pro Tem, Town of Kernersville
  • Regina StreedBoard Member, Winston-Salem Transit Authority
  • Allen Todd • Mayor, Town of Wallburg
  • Todd Yates • Commissioner, Davidson County

Alternate Members

  • Robert Clark • Council Member, City of Winston-Salem
  • Mike Combest • Mayor Pro Tem, Village of Clemmons
  • C. Thomas Griggs  Councilman, Town of Rural Hall
  • Steve Jarvis • Commissioner, Davidson County
  • Derwin L. Montgomery • Council Member, City of Winston-Salem
  • Robin S. Moon • Council Member, Town of Midway
  • Irving Neal • Alderman, Town of Kernersville
  • Jeff Zenger • Council Member, Town of Lewisville
  • Billy W. McHone • Mayor, Village of Tobaccoville

Advisory Non-Voting Members

  • Margaret Bessette, TAC Secretary • Assistant Director, City-County Planning Board
  • Arnold King • Chairman, City-County Planning Board
  • Scott Piper • Chairman, Forsyth County Airport Commission
  • John F. Sullivan, III • Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration

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