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Staff Directory

Jotika Shetty

Jotika Shetty

Position: Executive Director

419-774-6202 |

Responsibilities Include: Business operations of the RCRPC, Land Use Planning, Subdivision Regulations, County CDBG Administrator, OPWC District 16 Liaison, Enterprise Zone Manager, Special Projects/Studies


Pong Wu

Position: Transportation Technical Director

419-774-6200 |

Responsibilities Include: Guide and direct the planning program of the MPO; maintain the core products of the MPO; travel demand forecasting; traffic impact, corridor congestion simulation modeling; roadway safety, and crash data analysis; and traffic volume forecasting

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Carol Coovert

Position: Transit Financial & Compliance Assistant

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Responsibilities Include: Financial and compliance support for Richland County Transit, including agency billing, bill payments, audits, budgeting, reporting and other admin functions

Jean Taddie

Position: Transit Development Manager

419-774-6396 |

Responsibilities Include: Transit grant management, transit procedure and policy compliance, transit community liaison and  Title VI coordinator 

Jason Werner

Position: Planner II / GIS


419-774-5968 |

Responsibilities Include: Primary GIS representative of the RPC and MPO. Collect and analyze demographics, traffic-related data, census information and other types of statistics for the region. Assists as needed with zoning, land use and subdivision projects or inquiries. Responsible for address assignment for Butler, Cass, and Worthington Townships.


Lyndsie Martin

Position: Regional Mobility Planner


419-774-6203 |

Responsibilities Include: Working with the Mobility Managers and Transit partners of the counties within the region to build a shared understanding of a regional mobility program, update the Richland County Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan and establish the regional advisory committee.

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Adam Hill-Warren


Position: Senior Transportation Planner


419-774-6204 |

Responsibilities include: Coordinate project funding/scheduling; manage the development, update and modification of the MPO’s multi-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP); perform and participate in short and long range regional studies

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Betsy Chapman

Position: Fiscal Administrative Manager

419-774-6205 |

Responsibilities Include: support to overall office management & financial functions to include budgeting, purchasing, financial management and reporting, payroll & records management  

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