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Five members are interviewed and appointed by the Board of Supervisors.  By Statute, staggered two year terms are served by two members of the Board of Supervisors, one of whom must serve as chairperson, and three members from the city-at-large.  The Regional Transportation Commission meets the second Wednesday of every month following the adjournment of the CAMPO meeting, which begins at 4:30 p.m., in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center.  Responsible Coordinator is Patrick Pittenger.

  • Members:

    Mr. John McKenna, Chairperson
        • Current Term Expires 12/2014
        • Initial Term 01/2012; 01/2014

    Mr. Jim Smolenski, Vice-Chair
        • Current Term Expires 12/2015
        • Initial Term 01/2012
        • Reappointed 1/2014

    Mr. Brad Bonkowski
        • Current Term Expires 12/2014
        • Initial Term 01/2013

    Mr. Robert McQueary
        • Current Term Expires 12/2015
        • Initial Term 01/2014

    Mr. Mark Kimbrough

        • Current Term Expires 12/2014
        • Initial Term 07/2014


The Regional Transportation Commission is set up to establish priorities and recommend appropriate funding for transportation improvement projects within Carson City.  Projects are evaluated in terms of:

  • The priorities established by the Carson Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) Regional Transportation Plan.
  • The relation of the proposed work to other projects already constructed or authorized.
  • The relative need for the project in comparison with others proposed.
  • The funds available.

Typical Duties

  • Review and recommend approval of the annual budget for the Regional Transportation Commission, Streets, and Transit Funds and of individual projects.
  • Prioritize transportation improvement projects.
  • Authorize studies, develop plans and conduct public hearings to implement projects, award contracts, and acquire right-of-way.
Last updated: 10/9/2014 12:07:32 PM