Staff Directory

To contact a staff member by phone dial (813) 272-5940 then speak the staff member’s name when prompted.

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First Last Email Responsibilities Team
Melissa Zornitta Planning Commission Executive Director Executive
Meghan Betourney HR Manager Agency Support
Felicia Pulliam Financial Manager Agency Support
Gail Reese Recording Secretary Agency Support
Sharon Snyder Office Manager & Assistant to Executive Director Agency Support
David Hey Division Director, Comprehensive Plan Policy Review Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Salma Ahmad Planner II - unincorporated Hillsborough County, Rezonings and Vacatings Review Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Danny Collins Senior Planner - Comprehensive Plan Policy Review for the City of Tampa, Comprehensive Plan update Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Bryce Fehringer Planning Support Specialist Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Mark Hudson City of Plant City Liaison, City of Temple Terrace Liaison, long and short range planning for Plant City and Temple Terrace Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Krista Kelly comprehensive plan updates and scenario planning, plan amendment process management, consistency reviews for developments of regional impact, annexations and rezoning Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Melissa Lienhard Unincorporated Hillsborough County Liaison, consistency review coordination for rezoning applications and comprehensive plan amendment review Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Karla Llanos Senior Planner - unicorporated Hillsborough County, Rezonings, Comprehensive Plan Update Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Jennifer Malone City of Tampa liaison, rezoning plan consistency review coordination and comprehensive plan amendment review for the City of Tampa Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Jillian Massey Senior Planner - unicorporated Hillsborough County, Rezonings, Comprehensive Plan Update Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Jerid McAdoo Planning & GIS Tech I Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Yeneka Mills Principal Planner-Plan Amendment Coordinator for unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Andrea Papandrew Planner II - unicorporated Hillsborough County Rezonings and Comprehensive Plan Update Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Emily Phelan Planner II Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Samuel Thomas Planner I - City of Tampa rezoning’s, plan amendments, and research Comprehensive Plan Policy Review
Lionel Fuentes Division Director, Planning Support Services, network administration Planning Support Services
Greg Colangelo graphic design for the Planning Commission, MPO, Hillsborough River Planning Board Planning Support Services
Christopher English design, graphics and technology implementation; webmaster Planning Support Services
Heather Hill Library Technician - catalog historical reports and documents to continue supporting agency as a whole; creating digital library with HCPLC Planning Support Services
Jason Krzyzanowski Develops mapping & web-based applications, administers GIS software infrastructure & data processing systems and provides desktop & network support Planning Support Services
Priya Nagaraj database management, web and application development, staff software support Planning Support Services
Michael Rempfer Network and database administration, desktop application development, staff hardware and software support Planning Support Services
Cathy Welsh GIS databases, future land use GIS processing and project management, GIS special projects Planning Support Services
Caroline Charles Community Relations Coordinator Public Engagement & Communications
Davida Franklin Community Relations Coordinator Public Engagement & Communications
Lynn Merenda Public Relations Strategist - public engagement & communications | avid listener & multi-media storyteller | public & media relations | social media & special events | proponent of meaningful public participation Public Engagement & Communications
Shawn College Division Director, Strategic Planning Environmental & Research, Executive Director of the Hillsborough River Interlocal Planning Board Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Mariann Abrahamsen Senior Planner - Strategic Planning Studies, Project Management, and Housing Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Jay Collins Special Area Studies Manager Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Katrina Corcoran Senior Planner - Responsible for assistance with transportation-related policy, strategic plan implementation and special area studies Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Melissa Dickens Strategic Planning and Policy Manager Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Alvaro Gabaldon Planning Analyst; Strategic Planning, Environmental and Research Division, Comprehensive Plan policy development, research, and demographic analysis Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Sofia Garantiva Senior Planner - Special Area Studies, Project Management Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Yassert Gonzalez Manager, Economics, Demographics and Research Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Diego Guerra Infrastructure, utilities and capital improvements planning, assists with environmental planning, and the Hillsborough River Board Strategic Planning Environmental & Research
Beth Alden MPO Executive Director Transportation Executive
Joshua Barber Planner II - Transportation Disadvantaged, Title VI Coordinator, Equity, Shared Mobility Transportation
Lizzie Ehrreich Planner 1 Transportation
Roger Mathie GIS Project Manager I for MPO - GIS Mapping and project management, data analysis, graphic design work, regional GIS support & special projects Transportation
Wade Reynolds plans and projects relating to walking, biking, trails, planning for health, complete streets, and corridor studies, staff to Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) Transportation
Vishaka Shiva Raman TIP development, public engagement coordination, data collection and analysis for reports and long range transportation needs Transportation
Lisa Silva complete streets, goods movement & intermodal planning; staff to Livable Roadways Committee (LRC), school transportation Transportation
Amber Simmons Grants and Budget Coordinator. UPWP updates, amendments and modifcations. GPC updates Transportation
Gena Torres Complete Streets, Health, Design, and Safety (Vision Zero) Transportation
Elizabeth Watkins Principal Planner - Transit Transportation
Cheryl Wilkening Executive Assistant, MPO Board Secretary Transportation
Johnny Wong Performance Measures, Data & Analytics Platform, TIP and staff to the ITS committee. Transportation
Allison Yeh Executive Planner - Unified Planning Work Program Manager, Resiliency and Sustainability Planner, and Team Lead on the MPO GIS and Environmental Planning Group Transportation
Connor MacDonald Planner I- Performance, Analystics, and Forecasting- TIP Amendments, performance measures, safety targets Transportation