Transportation Policy Committee


The governing body of the Corpus Christi MPO. The Transportation Policy Committee is a cooperative board of seven voting members composed of elected officials from local government entities and appointed officials of the providers of transportation in the Corpus Christi metropolitan area.

The Transportation Policy Committee (TPC) meets on the first Thursday of each month. Open to the public, meetings begin at 2:00 p.m. and are held in the Corpus Christi City Hall Council Chambers, located at 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401.

The current TPC members are:

The Honorable Terry A. Simpson,
Judge of San Patricio County

TPC Chairperson - San Patricio County
400 W. Sinton Street #109, Sinton, Texas 78387
Phone: (361) 364-9301

Charles W. Zahn, Jr.

TPC Vice-Chairperson
Port Commission Chairman - Port of Corpus Christi
222 Power Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone: (361) 882-5633

The Honorable Loyd Neal, Jr.,
Judge of Nueces County

Nueces County
901 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone: (361) 888-0444

The Honorable Cathy Skurow, P.E.
Mayor of Portland

City of Portland
1902 Billy G. Webb Drive, Portland, Texas 78374
Phone: (361) 777-4500

The Honorable Joe McComb,
Mayor of Corpus Christi

City of Corpus Christi
1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone: (361) 826-3100

Edward Martinez

RTA Board Chairman - Corpus Christi RTA
602 N. Staples Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone: (361) 289-2712

Valente Olivarez, Jr., P.E.

District Engineer - TxDOT Corpus Christi District Office
1701 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78416
Phone: (361) 808-2500

John Buckner

Non-Voting Member
Executive Director - Coastal Bend Council of Governments
2910 Leopard St. Corpus Christi, TX 78408
Phone: (361) 883-5743


Genevieve E. Bales, Environmental & Transportation Planning Coordinator - Federal Highway Administration Texas Division
Tony Ogboli, Community Planner - Federal Transit Administration Region VI
Lynn Hayes, Community Planner - Federal Transit Administration Region VI
Sara Garza, Transportation Planner - TxDOT - Transportation Planning & Programming (TPP)
Texas State Legislators or United States Congressmen with district included in the Corpus Christi MPO study area.


Technical Advisory Committee


Get the 2018 Meeting Calendar Schedule, it list upcoming monthly meeting dates of the MPO Transportation Policy & Technical Advisory Committees.

Meeting dates and times are subject to change. In the event, a meeting is cancelled or a meeting location changed, advance notice will be sent out electronically and also posted on our homepage and on our social media sites.


Updated December 5, 2018: The MPO Profile, is an informative brochure that explains the MPO's three major work activities required to meet specific federal requirements, a list of current serving MPO committee members and MPO staff.