GVRTC - Governing Board
Grand Valley Regional Transportation Committee (GVRTC)
Upcoming Meeting Information
- Date: February 22, 2021
- Time: 3:00pm
- Location: Grand Junction City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street, Grand Junction, CO
The Regional Transportation Planning Office hosts bimonthly meetings, on the 4th Monday of the month, for the policy making group known as the Grand Valley Regional Transportation Committee (GVRTC). The GVRTC is composed of a single elected representative from Mesa County, Grand Junction, Fruita, and Palisade. The GVRTC was formed to administer the state and federally mandated planning activities for the Grand Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Mesa County Transportation Planning Region (TPR) and the Grand Valley Transit (GVT) system. Read the Bylaws of the GVRTC.
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GVRTC Voting Members
Scott McInnis - Chair
The Chair of the GVRTC and a member of the Mesa County Board of Commissioners. Scott and his wife are both members of long-time multi-generational Colorado families. They reside in Grand Junction and spend free time with their family, enjoying the outdoors and the public lands. Scott studied Business at Mesa and Fort Lewis Colleges. He also attended the Colorado Police Academy and St. Mary's School of Law.
Phyllis Norris - Vice Chair
The Vice Chair of the GVRTC and a member of the Grand Junction City Council. Phyllis is a Grand Junction native. She has three children who live in the Grand Valley with their families.
She worked for City Market for 40 years. She started as a clerk in 1970, worked numerous management positions and was promoted to President in 2001. She retired from City Market in 2011. During her time at City Market she was involved in planning for company and job growth, financial management, development of associates and managing operations. She also worked on various corporate committees to help grow and develop the business.
She served on the Governor's Workforce Development Council, worked on the Mesa County Economic Development Plan and the Governor's TBD Planning. She has served on numerous boards in the community such as St. Mary's Hospital Board, Hilltop Community Board and Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce.
A member of the Fruita City Council. Lori is a fourth generation Lower Valley Resident (maiden name Clawson), a graduate of Fruita Monument High School and Colorado State University. Her interests in local government began while working for the City of Fruita Planning Department, where she learned growth management, policy, and planning.
Lori served as the Mayor from 2012 to 2018 and prior to that she served on City Council for six years, four of those years as Mayor Pro Tem. She has also served on the Police Commission, Senior Task Force, Planning Commission, Parks and Recreation Board, Tourism Board and the Arts & Culture Board.
Greg is a member of the Palisade Board of Trustee.