Policy Committee

Meetings

The Policy Committee meets four times a year on the second Monday of February, June, August, and November.

2020 Policy Committee Meeting Dates

  • February 10th, 2020
  • May 21st, 2020
  • August 10th, 2020
  • November 9th, 2020

2021 Policy Committee Meeting Dates

  • February 8th, 2021
  • June 7th, 2021
  • August 9th, 2021
  • November 8th, 2021

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

2020 Policy Committee Members

  • Representative Manning Lynch, Spartanburg County Council, Chair
  • Junie White, Mayor of City of Spartanburg, 1st Vice Chair
  • Representative Mike Forrester, Spartanburg County Legislative Delegation, 2nd Vice Chair
  • Ned Camby, Mayor of Pacolet
  • Max Cash, Mayor of Chesnee
  • Larry Chappell, Mayor of Lyman
  • Andrew Dixon, Mayor of Reidville
  • Dewey Harrelson, Jr., Mayor of Central Pacolet
  • Mike Hamrick, Mayor of Cowpens
  • Julian Hankinson, Private Sector Representative
  • Representative Rosalyn Henderson-Myers, Spartanburg County Legislative Delegation
  • Cornelius Huff, Mayor of Inman
  • Whit Kennedy, Spartanburg County Planning Commission
  • Roger Nutt, Spartanburg County Council
  • Rob Rain, Spartanburg City Council
  • Clyde Rogers, Jr., Mayor of Duncan
  • John Throckmorton, Spartanburg County Transportation Committee (CTC)
  • Bob Walker, Spartanburg County Council
  • Pat Watson, Mayor of Wellford
  • Jared Wilson, City of Spartanburg Planning Commission

Ex-Officio Members

  • Woodrow Willard, South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commissioner, Fourth District
  • Brent Rewis, Deputy Secretary for Intermodal Planning
  • Mark Pleasant, Federal Highway Administrator

About the Committee

The SPATS Policy Committee is the decision making body of the Spartanburg Area Transportation Study. Responsible for coordinating basic policies of the transportation planning process and plan implementation, the SPATS Policy Committee determines priorities of transportation projects and approves the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), the Long Range Transportation Plan, and the Unified Planning Work Program. It is primarily comprised of elected officials representing municipal, county, and state governing bodies within the study area.

View the SPATS Policy Committee Bylaws (PDF).