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Dover/Kent County MPO

Dover/Kent County MPO

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) comprises employees of member governments or related agencies, as designated by the MPO agreement. Based upon their individual areas of professional expertise, TAC members provide skilled analyses and comments regarding proposed transportation plans and programs. Members expertise includes knowledge of local land-use plans, planning goals and zoning laws, air quality analysis, transportation planning, and economic development. TAC meetings provide forums where information is shared to facilitate the coordination of planning activities in the region.

TAC membership comprises the following:

The Council shall establish a Technical Advisory Committee with the following agencies

City of Dover, Office of Planning & Inspections
City of Dover, Public Works
City of Milford, Department of Planning
Town of Smyrna
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Delaware Transit Corporation
Delaware Department of Transportation, Division of Planning
Delaware Department of State, Division of Small Business*
Delaware Office of State Planning Coordination
Kent County, Planning
Kent County Conservation District
Delaware Department of Agriculture
Kent County Municipalities’ representative
Dover Air Force Base
*Formerly the Delaware Economic Development Office

Delmarva Central Railroad (formerly Norfolk Southern Corporation)
Federal Highway Administration
Federal Transit Administration
Delaware Motor Transport Association

Committee Members


Mary Ellen Gray
City of Dover
Planning and Community Enhancement
P.O. Box 475
Dover, DE 19903-0475
Phone: (302) 736-7196 / Fax: (302)
No Alternate
Jason Berry
Kent County Planning 
555 Bay Road
Dover, DE 19901
Sarah Kiefer
Kent County Planning
555 Bay Road
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 744-2471 / Fax: (302) 736-2128
Humaira Nabeela
DE Dept. of Transportation
Division of Planning
P.O. Box 778
Dover, DE   19903-0778
No Alternate
Milton Melendez
Delaware Department of Agriculture
2320 South Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 698-4532 / Fax: (302) 697-6287
No Alternate
Catherine C. Smith
Delaware Transit Corporation
119 Lower Beech Street / Suite 100
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone (302) 576-6071 / Fax: (302)577-8040
No Alternate
Timothy M. Riley
District Coordinator
Kent Conservation District
3500 S. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 697-2600 ext. 3 / Fax: (302) 697-0670
No Alternate
Josh Thomas
Office of State Planning Coordination
Haslet Armory
122 Martin Luther King Blvd. South
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-3090 / Fax: (302) 739-6958
No Alternate
Matt Jordan
600 Chevron Avenue
Dover AFB, DE 19902-5600
Phone:(302) 677-6831
No Alternate
Jason Lyon
Department of Water and Wastewater
PO Box 475
Dover, DE 19903-0475
Phone: (302) 736-7025 / Fax: (302) 736-7177
Rob Pierce – Vice Chair
Planning Director
City Of Milford
180 Vickers Dr.
Milford, DE 19963
Phone: (302) 424-8395 / Fax: (302) 424-3559
No Alternate
Anastasia Jackson
Kent County Regional Business Manager
Division of Small Business 
James Coverdale
DNREC Div. of Air Quality
State Street Commons
100 W. Water Street, Suite 6A
Dover, DE

Valerie Gray
Enos Han
Federal Highway Administration
1201 College Park Drive Suite 102
Dover, DE 19904(302) 734-4018
No Alternate
Jeremy Rothwell
Senior Planner
Town Of Smyrna
22 S. Main  Street
Smyrna, DE 19977
Phone: (302) 653-923
Laura Keeley
Federal Transit Administration Region 3 Office
1835 Market Street, Suite 1910
Philadelphia, PA   19103
Cliff Grunstra
Carload Express/Delmarva Central Railroad
101 Delaware Ave.
Harrington, DE 19952
Lee Derickson
DE Motor Transport Assoc.
445 Pear Street
Dover, DE 19904