About Us

Who Are We?

A/GFTC consists of two principal working groups, the Planning Committee and the Policy Committee. The Policy Committee members include the Chairs of the Board of Supervisors of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties, the Mayors of the City of Glens Falls and the Villages of South Glens Falls, Fort Edward, Lake George and Hudson Falls,  Supervisors of the Towns of Moreau, Queensbury, Lake George, Fort Edward and Kingsbury, the Chair of the Lake Champlain / Lake George Regional Planning Board, and representatives of the New York State Department of Transportation and the New York State Thruway Authority. Additionally, one rural area Town Supervisor from each of Warren and Washington Counties is appointed to the committee.The Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration serve as advisory members. This Policy Committee is responsible for reviewing and approving all planning activities undertaken by A/GFTC and its staff, as well as the MPO Core Documents, that include:

The Planning Committee is a group composed of the technical staffs of the Policy Committee members and Greater Glens Falls Transit. It meets regularly to oversee the operation of A/GFTC and make recommendations to the Policy Committee.

Policy Committee
Mitchell C. Suprenant, Chair Supervisor, Town of Fort Edward
John Strough, Vice-Chair Supervisor, Town of Queensbury
Sam Zhou, Secretary Regional Director, NYSDOT Region 1
John E. Barton Mayor, Village of Hudson Falls
Robert M. Blais Mayor, Village of Lake George
Gardner Congdon Supervisor, Town of Moreau
Ron Conover Chairman, Warren County Board of Supervisors
Jack Diamond Mayor, City of Glens Falls
Dennis Dickinson Supervisor, Town of Lake George
Cassie Fedler Supervisor, Town of Cambridge
Harry Gutheil Mayor, Village of South Glens Falls
Bob Henke Chairman, Washington County Board of Supervisors
Ed Kinowski Chairman, Saratoga County Board of Supervisors
Dana Hogan Supervisor, Town of Kingsbury
John LaPointe Chair, LC/LG Regional Planning Board
Joe Moloughney Eastern Division Canal Engineer, New York State Canal Corporation
Frank Thomas Supervisor, Town of Stony Creek
Matthew Traver Mayor, Village of Fort Edward
 Planning Committee
Michael Valentine, Chair Senior Planner, Saratoga County Planning Board
Stuart Baker Senior Planner, Town of Queensbury
Edward Bartholomew Community & Econ. Dev. Director, City of Glens Falls
Dan Barusch Planning Director, Town of Lake George
Frank C. Bonafide RPPM, NYSDOT R1
Brian Brockway Superintendent of Highways, Town of Fort Edward
Gardner Congdon Supervisor, Town of Moreau
Tracy Conlon Trustee, Village of Fort Edward
Michael Fiorillo Superintendent of Public Works, Village of Hudson Falls
David Harrington Superintendent of Public Works, Village of Lake George
Dana Hogan Supervisor, Town of Kingsbury
Steven Haskins Superintendent, Washington County DPW
Laura Oswald Economic Development Director, Washington County
Wayne LaMothe Director, Warren County Planning Department
Scott Sopczyk Director, Greater Glens Falls Transit
Jeffery Tennyson Superintendent, Warren County DPW
Gary Tatro, Jr Assistant Division Engineer, NYS Canal Corporation
Walter Young Executive Director, LC/LG Regional Planning Board
Advisory Members
Michael Canavan COO, FHWA Albany Divsion
Lisa Cataldo NYSDOT Statewide Planning Bureau
Richard Lenseth Passenger Transport Division, NYSDOT
Gautam Mani Community Planner, FHWA
Cyrenthia Ward Community Planner, FTA
Marilyn Shazor Regional Administrator, FTA Region II
Aaron Frankenfeld Transportation Planning Director
Jack Mance Senior Transportation Planner