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.

For media inquiries, please contact Laura Dent, Director of Marketing and Public Outreach, at 937.531.6542 or lhenry@mvrpc.org.

Directory

Serena Anderson

Serena Anderson

Manager, Regional Transit Programs
Duties

Various Transit programs, Human Services Transportation Council.

Paul Arnold

Manager of Short Range Programs
Duties

Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
STP, CMAQ, CR, TA Solicitation
Project Implementation

Elizabeth Baxter

Elizabeth Baxter

Manager of Resiliency Planning
Duties

Disaster Recovery, Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, EDA Liaison, Economic Development District Designation

Alicia Berger

Accounting Technician
Duties

Accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and purchase orders.

Bradley Daniel

Coordinator, Short Range Programs
Duties

Member development and funding assistance
TRAC and PDAC solicitations
CMAQ analysis
Local project surveys

Chanda Davis

Public Outreach Coordinator
Duties

Agency marketing, communications, and public outreach. Assists with Rideshare and Air Quality Awareness Programs.

Laura Dent

Director of Marketing and Public Outreach
Duties

Oversees all Agency communication and marketing strategies. Lead for Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Programs, Coordinate Public Involvement, Implement Advertising Campaigns and Marketing Strategies.

Savannah Diamond

Assistant to the Executive Director
Duties

Support the Office of the Executive Director, Coordination of Board, TAC and Committees, EPA Environmental Justice Academy Liaison, and the Institute for Livable and Equitable Communities.

Felicia Elam

Felicia Elam

American Connection Corps Member
Duties

Lead for America American Connection Corps Member; supports regional broadband and digital adoption.

Jessica Hansen

Agency Operations Technician
Duties

Asset Management, systems administration, office administration and coordination, meeting setup, and IT user support services.

Tom Harner

GIS Manager
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 requests.

Fabrice Juin

Regional Equity Initiative Program Manager
Duties

Manages the Regional Equity Initiative, and Title VI coordinator.

Donna Kastner

Donna Kastner

Del Mar Fellow
Duties

Del Mar Fellow supporting Miami Valley Age-Friendly Network.

Martin H. Kim

Director of Community & 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. Contact for advanced aerial mobility (AAM).

Leslie King

Director of Regional Environment & Economic Development
Duties

Leads agency efforts in the areas of regional projects & policy.

Aaron Lee

Transportation Planner
Duties

Urban Transportation Planning
Safety Program
Traffic Count Data Requests

Matt Lindsay

Manager, Environmental Planning
Duties

Air Quality SIP development, Areawide Water Quality Management Plan maintenence, Facility Planning; Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

Mike Lucas

Director of Agency Operations
Duties

Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Facilities, 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. Contact for the Institute for Livable and Equitable Communities.

Kathryn Youra Polk

Principal Planner
Duties

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

Ana Ramirez

Director of Transportation Planning & Funding
Duties

Manages the Transportation Planning and Funding Department and coordinates the transportation program with state and federal partners
Transportation Conformity
Travel demand model data requests
Transportation legislation

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Milo Simpson

Planner II
Duties

Regional and community planning projects, best practices research, and data analysis and visualization.

Tiffany Thomas

Human Resources Manager
Duties

Human resources managment including personnel, recruiting, compliance, policies, and staff development.

Tracy Troxel

Accountant
Duties

Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Budgets.

Rob Uhlhorn

Transportation Planner
Duties

Urban Transportation Planning
Long Range Transportation Plan
Socio-economic Data Projections and general transportation data requests
Freight Liaison

Elizabeth Whitaker

Principal Planner
Duties

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

Hannah Wilson

Transportation Planner
Duties

Rural Transportation Planning
Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)
Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)

Megan Young

Administrative Assistant
Duties

Administrative support on various projects.