Paratransit Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee was formed in 2002 and provides a communication link between the TDCHR, persons with disabilities who use or may use its services, and service providers to the disabled community on matters related to Paratransit service within HRT’s service area.

For information on membership and responsibilities, please click here for Committee Guidelines.

Paratransit Advisory Commitee Membership
City Classification Name
Chesapeake Consumer Open
Chesapeake Consumer Debra Vaughan
Chesapeake Provider Open
Hampton Consumer Patricia Brown
Hampton Consumer Benjamin Farmer Jr.
Hampton Provider Linda Gurley
Newport News Consumer Alicia Griffin
Newport News Consumer Open
Newport News Provider Sabrina Newman
Norfolk Consumer Open
Norfolk Consumer Korinda Rusinyak
Norfolk Provider Helen Brown
Portsmouth Consumer Ina Kreps
Portsmouth Consumer Open
Portsmouth Provider David Gonzales
Virginia Beach Consumer Nancy Smith
Virginia Beach Consumer Mary Mathena
Virginia Beach Provider Todd Condron
Virginia Beach Consumer Heather Hornsby
TDCHR Liaison Commission Liason Hon. James Wood
TDCHR Liaison Commission Liason Keith Parnell
HRTPO EX-Officio Joe Paulus
TDCHR Liaison Commissioner Amelia Ross-Hammond
HRT Liaison Keith Johnson

**A “consumer” is an individual, or parent, guardian or caregiver of an individual, with a disability who is certified eligible for ADA paratransit services and has been using the paratransit services of the Commission during the past six months.

**A “provider” is an agency, organization, member jurisdiction, or company that has been providing services to persons with disabilities during the past six months.

To contact a Committee Member: E-mail and specify the Committee Member by name.

For more information, please call (757) 222-6087 or e-mail us at

For alternative communication services, please contact Keith Johnson at 222-6100.


Subcommittee meeting begins at 12:00 p.m.; Regular Meeting begins at 1:00 p.m.

Upcoming Meetings

  • December 14, 2016 1:00pm
    509 E. 18th St., Norfolk, VA

Past Meetings

  • October 12,2016 1:00pm
    509 E. 18th St., Norfolk, VA
  • August 10,2016 1:00pm
    3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, VA
  • June 8,2016 1:00pm
    509 E. 18th St., Norfolk, VA
  • April 13,2016 1:00pm
    3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, VA
  • February 10,2016 1:00pm
    509 E. 18th St., Norfolk, VA
    Feb 2016 AgendaCertification Report
  • Jan 2016

  • Feb 2016

  • Mar 2016

  • Apr 2016

  • May 2016

  • Jun 2016

  • Jul 2016

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  • Sep 2016

  • Oct 2016

  • Nov 2016

  • Dec 2016