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A Framework for Considering Climate Change in Transportation and Land Use Scenario Planning

Appendix A: Planning Group and Technical Committee Charters and Rosters

Planning Group Charter

Planning Group Roster

Agency Type Department Agency Office/Division Staff
Federal Transportation Federal Highway Administration Office of Natural Environment David CarlsonDiane TurchettaBecky Lupes
Massachusetts Division Office Paul Maloney
Federal Lands Highway Aung Gye
Federal Transit Administration Office of Planning & Environment Adam SchildgeLiz ZelaskoKatie GrastyMaryanne Polkiewicz
Region 1 Bill Gordon
Research and Innovative Technology Administration Volpe Center Ben RasmussenGina FilosaLindsey MorseDavid PerlmanCarson Poe
Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management Ralph CantralEllen MecrayHelen Farr
Estuarine Reserves Division Cory Riley
Interior National Park Service Washington Support Office Kevin PercivalAmanda RutherfordShawn Norton
Northeast Region Bob HolzheimerPeter Steele
Cape Cod National Seashore Karst HoogeboomLauren McKeanErin Der-McLeodEva Ward
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge Transportation Program Steve SuderNathan Caldwell
Region 5 Jeff Mast
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 Mel CoteEd ReinerRegina LyonsNorm WillardRosemary Monahan
Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 1 Nan JohnsonKevin MerliJack SullivanLydia Kachadoorian
Defense U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Doug BriggsJason Cowin


Cape Cod Commission

Clay Schofield

Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority

Julie Quintero-Schulz

Technical Committee Charter

Technical Committee Roster

Agency Type





Federal Highway Administration

Central Federal Lands Highway Division

Elijah Henley

Office of Natural Environment

Diane Turchetta

Becky Lupes

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Waquoit Bay Coastal Training Program

Tonna-Marie Rogers

Alison Leschen

National Park Service

Cape Cod National Seashore

Karst Hoogeboom

Mark Adams

Luaren McKean

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

New England District

John Winkelman

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

Dave Brownlie

Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Libby Herland

Northeast Region

Paul Phifer

United States Geological Survey

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Rob Theiler


Department of Environmental Protection

Lee Dillard Adams

Christine Kirby

Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Kathleen Baskin

Office of Coastal Zone Management

Julia Knisel

Steve McKenna

Deerin Babb-Brott

Massachusetts Bays Program

Jay Baker

Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Highway Division

Bob Frey

Steve Miller


Cape Cod Commission

Transportation Program

Clay Schofield


Town of Falmouth

Department of Public Works

Ray Jack


Louisiana State University

Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program and Coastal Sustainability Studio

Lynne Carter


Association to Preserve Cape Cod

Jo Ann Muramoto


Paul Kirschen

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Missy Stults

Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

Graham Giese

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Geology and Geophysics Department

Rob Evans

Marine Policy Center

Porter Hoagland


Water Energy & Ecology Information Services

Chris Powicki

Crosswalk of Tasks between Groups


Planning Group

Technical Committee

Assists in data collection (primarily via GIS) and provides information on 1) ways to integrate greenhouse gas emission mitigation measures into scenarios and 2) climate change effects and impacts



Communicates results and interim findings to federal, state, regional, and local agencies and other stakeholders



Guides the development of interim products and results



Helps integrate results into constituent agencies' long- and short-range plans



Incorporates Technical Committee input into decision-making


Identifies resources appropriate for literature review



Invites participation in the Technical Committee


Provides feedback on pilot project process and areas for improvement/lessons learned


Provides general guidance and oversight of the pilot project


Provides guidance to Planning Group regarding all technical issues


Provides input into the crafting of development scenarios for Cape Cod



Provides input into the desired targets, or end goals, for scenarios with regard to climate change emissions and other outcomes



Reviews deliverables and interim products




Updated: 3/27/2014
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