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

John Strough, ChairSupervisor, Town or Queensbury
Bob Henke, Vice-ChairSupervisor, Town of Argyle
Todd KusnierzChairman, Saratoga County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor, Town of Moreau
Patrick Barnes, SecretaryRegional Director, NYSDOT Region 1
John E. BartonMayor, Village of Hudson Falls
Robert M. BlaisMayor, Village of Lake George
Nick BodkinMayor, Village of South Glens Falls
Dennis DickinsonSupervisor, Town of Lake George
Cassie FedlerSupervisor, Town of Cambridge
Timothy FisherSupervisor, Town of Fort Edward
Bill CollinsMayor, City of Glens Falls
Dana HoganSupervisor, Town of Kingsbury
Joe MoloughneyEastern Division Canal Engineer, New York State Canal Corporation
Dave O'BrienChair, LC/LG Regional Planning Board
Mike GeraciSupervisor, Town of Horicon
Matthew TraverMayor, Village of Fort Edward

Planning Committee

Michael Valentine, ChairSenior Planner, Saratoga County Planning Board
Stuart BakerSenior Planner, Town of Queensbury
Jeremy SchneibleCity Engineer, City of Glens Falls
Dan BaruschPlanning Director, Town of Lake George
Brian BrockwaySuperintendent of Highways, Town of Fort Edward
Deb DonohueSuperintendent, Washington County DPW
Sasha EisensteinTrails Manager and Business Development Specialist, NYS Canal Corporation
Michael FiorilloSuperintendent of Public Works, Village of Hudson Falls
Beth GillesExecutive Director, LC/LG Regional Planning Board
Kevin HajosSuperintendent, Warren County DPW
Dana HoganSupervisor, Town of Kingsbury
Todd KusnierzSupervisor, Town of Moreau
Wayne LaMotheDirector, Warren County Planning Department
Keith LanfearSuperintendent of Public Works, Village of Lake George
Laura OswaldDirector, Washington County EDC
Scott SopczykDirector, Greater Glens Falls Transit
Matthew TraverMayor, Village of Fort Edward

Advisory Members

Richard MarquisFHWA Albany Division Director
Lisa CataldoNYSDOT Statewide Planning Bureau
Richard LensethPassenger Transport Division, NYSDOT
Maria ChauSenior Community Planner, FHWA
Richelle GosmanCommunity Planner, FTA
Greg WichserNYSDOT Region 1

A/GFTC Staff

Aaron FrankenfeldTransportation Planning Director
Jack ManceSenior Transportation Planner