HRTPO welcomes three new staff to our team:
Samuel Braden IV has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies-Biology, from Western Kentucky University and Masters Of Public Administration from Tenessee State University. He joins the TPO after working at Reid Planning as a planner. Sam joins the Public Involvement Team here at the TPO, as the Community and Outreach Planner
Robert Cofield graduated from the Art Institute of Virginia Beach in 2016 with a Bachelor of Art in Web and Graphic Design. He has a background in music compostion and writing, and currently work with many churches in the region. He works with the HRTPO's Public Involvement Team, as the organization's Graphic and Web Designer.
Shirley Core comes to us from the American Red Cross where she served as the Administrative Assistant for the non-profit organization. Prior to the Red Cross, she spent four years with the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce where she held the positions of Executive Assistant and Program Development Coordinator. She has also worked for the cities of Norfolk & Chesapeake. Shirley has an Associate Degree in Business Administration and is currently pursuing her Bachelor in Business Administration at ODU. Shirley works with the Administrative Team as an Administrative Assistant.