State Transportation Improvement Fund Advisory Committee (STIF)

This Committee is established for the purpose of carrying out the statutory requirements as established under ORS 184.758(1)(b) and ORS 184.761, and the rules establishing the procedures and requirements for administration of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund, as set forth under OAR Chapter 732, Division 040.

The committee shall assist the Board of Commissioners in tasks and duties supporting local and regional transportation services funded through the State Transportation Improvement Fund (STIF) allocated to Benton County, for distribution to Public Transportation Service Providers within and adjacent to Benton County.

Meeting Times and Locations

The Committee meets on the first Monday of each month from 8:30 to 10:30 and the third Friday from 8:00 to 10:00 am

Location:  Benton County Public Works, 360 SW Avery Avenue, Corvallis, Oregon


Members and Staff

The committee is comprised of 7 members, each with a three term, two successive terms if appointed by the Board,  July 1 - June 30.  In addition there are 4 staff support.  Following is a list of current members and staff support.

Advocate:  Dylan Horne, Chair
Advocate:  Linda Modrell, Vice Chair
Low Income Advocate: Janeece Cook
Public Transit Provider:  Mary Steckel. City of Corvallis
Educational Institution: Meredith Williams, OSU
Senior Representative:  Hal Brauner
Local Government:  Pat Hare, City of Adair Village

Gary Stockhoff, County Public Works - 541-766-6010
Rocky Sloan, CAMPO

County Staff
Debie Wyne, County Public Works - 541-766 6009,

City of Corvallis Staff
Lee Lazaro, Special Transportation Coordinator, Corvallis Public Works - 541-754-1748,
Lisa Scherf, Transportation Services Supervisor - 541-754-1759,