PART Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees work together for the future


The PART Board of Trustees is a twenty-three member body comprised of representatives of the four largest cities (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point & Burlington), representatives of the four Metropolitan Planning Organizations of the four urbanized areas, a commissioner from each of the 10 member counties, representatives of the two regional airports, and three representatives of the NCDOT Board of Transportation. The Board meets on the second Wednesday of every month at the PART Office.

2015 PART Board Meeting Dates

PART Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes


Chairperson: Becky Smothers, High Point TAC
Becky Smothers is currently an at-large member of the High Point City Council. She previously served as mayor of High Point for 16 years and has chaired the boards of the Piedmont Triad Council of Governments (now the Piedmont Triad Regional Council), the Piedmont Triad Partnership, and the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation. She has served as president of the North Carolina League of Municipalities and as an at-large member of the North Carolina Board of Transportation.

Vice Chairperson: Vacant

Treasurer: Don Truell, Davidson County – Davidson County Board of Commissioners

Secretary: Carolyn Coleman, Guilford County - Guilford County Board of Commissioners

Remaining Members of the PART Board of Trustees:

Burlington Graham TAC
Leonard Williams, Mayor of Gibsonville

Greensboro TAC
Marykay Abuzuaiter, Greensboro City Council

Winston-Salem TAC
Larry Williams, Mayor of Rural Hall

Sharon Hightower, Greensboro City Council

Ronnie K. Wall, Mayor of Burlington

High Point
Jim Davis, Mayor of High Point

Dan Besse, Winston-Salem City Council

Alamance County
John Paisley, Alamance County Board of Commissioners

Forsyth County
Mark Baker, Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Davie County
Terry Renegar, Davie County Board of Commissioners

Randolph County
Darrell Frye, Randolph County Board of Commissioners

Rockingham County
C. Zane Cardwell, Rockingham County Board of Commissioners

Stokes County
Ronda Jones, Stokes County Board of Commissioners

Surry County
Larry Phillips, Surry County Board of Commissioners

Yadkin County
Kevin Austin, Yadkin County Board of Commissioners

Airport Commission of FC
Glenn Cobb, Chairman, Smith Reynolds Airport

Piedmont Triad International Airport

NCDOT Board of Transportation (Ex Officio Board Members)

Cheryl McQueary, NCDOT Division 7 Representative

Andrew Perkins, NCDOT Division 7 Representative

Jake F. Alexander, NCDOT Division 9 Representative