Technical Advisory Committee

The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is an advisory body to the TPB and TRPC staff. It evaluates the technical, operational, and implementation aspects of studies, grant proposals, and certain construction projects and offers recommendations to the region’s policy makers. 


Typically, held the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every Month.
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.


The TAC is composed of professional transportation planning and engineering staff from local governments and Washington State Department of Transportation.

2016 Officers

Chair –  Martin Hoppe, City of Lacey
Vice-Chair  –  Dennis Bloom, Intercity Transit


The purpose of this committee is to advise the Transportation Policy Board (TPB), Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC), and TRPC staff on technical considerations relating to transportation issues pursuant to state and federal legislation. For more information, contact TRPC via email or by calling 360-956-7575.

Read the Technical Advisory Committee bylaws (PDF).


Contact Us

  1. For more information contact:

    Paul Brewster
    Senior Planner

    Thurston Regional Planning Council
    2424 Heritage Court SW
    Suite A
    Olympia, WA 98502
    Ph: 360-956-7575