MPO Board


The Sarasota/Manatee MPO is governed by a 17-member apportioned Board comprised of elected officials representing both counties, nine (9) cities, and a representative of the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 1 Secretary serves as a non-voting advisor.

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MPO Board Members

Manatee County

Commissioner Vanessa Baugh - 2022 Chair
Commissioner Misty Servia
Commissioner Kevin Van Ostenbridge

Sarasota County

Commissioner Ron Cutsinger - 2022 Vice Chair
Commissioner Nancy Detert
Commissioner Christian Ziegler

City of Bradenton

Mayor Gene Brown
Councilman Bill Sanders

City of North Port

Mayor Pete Emrich
Commissioner Barbara Langdon

City of Palmetto

Mayor Shirley Groover Bryant

Island Transportation Planning Organization (ITPO)
(Anna Maria, Holmes Beach & Bradenton Beach)

Mayor Judy Titsworth

Sarasota-Manatee Airport Authority

Commissioner Carlos Beruff

City of Sarasota

Vice Mayor Erik Arroyo
Commissioner Liz Alpert

City of Venice

Councilmember Joe Neunder

Town of Longboat Key

Commissioner Mike Haycock

Florida Department of Transportation, District One

Secretary L. K. Nandam
(Non-Voting/Advisory)
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