The Transportation Policy Board (TPB) is the principal advisory body to the Council on all matters of regional transportation planning. Its members evaluate a wide range of economic, environmental, and social issues and studies as they relate to transportation and provide informed recommendations to Council.
Remote with an option for members of the public and Board members to attend in person at 2411 Chandler Court SW, Olympia, WA 98502, if they do not have access to the internet. Note: some meetings may be in person with advance notice.
Agendas & Minutes Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Members include representatives from all voting members of the Council in addition to representatives from Washington State Department of Transportation Regional Office, the Port of Olympia, Intercity Transit, up to three representatives of major employers or businesses, two community representatives, and one state agency representative. Any members of the Washington State House of Representatives or Senate whose districts are wholly or partly within the boundaries of Thurston County are considered ex officio, nonvoting members of TPB (2nd, 20th, 22nd, and 35th legislative districts).
Andy Ryder, Chair, City of Lacey
Carolina Mejia, Thurston County
Dani Madrone, First Vice Chair, City of Olympia
John O’Callahan, City of Tenino
Peter Agabi, City of Tumwater
Ron Kemp, City of Rainier
Brian Hess, City of Yelm
Amy Loudermilk, Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation
Heidi Thomas, Nisqually Indian Tribe
Don Melnick, Intercity Transit
Joe Downing, Port of Olympia
Gaius Sanoy, WA State Dept. of Transportation - Olympic Region
TBD, State Agency Representative
Garrett Kendall, North Thurston Public Schools
Emeritus Representative, Pete Kmet (selected Jan 2022 - term expires Jan 2024)