Project Committees

Three committees advise the Riverview Corridor Modern Streetcar Project: the Policy Advisory Committee (PAC), the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) and the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The PAC was named on Sept. 15, 2020. TAC membership is currently being finalized and will be posted when established. The application process for serving on the CAC will open in December 2020 - more details on that process will be available here.

Policy Advisory Committee

The Policy Advisory Committee advises Ramsey County Public Works on key elements of the project. The Policy Advisory Committee uses technical and community input to address issues relating to the environmental review, preliminary engineering and station area planning. The Policy Advisory Committee, which will meet approximately every two months, consists of elected officials and representatives from the business community, the nonprofit sector and higher education. Policy Advisory Committee members are:

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Name Title Organization
Rafael E. Ortega Ramsey County Commissioner - District 5 Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority
Debbie Goettel Hennepin County Commissioner - District 5 Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority 
Rebecca Noecker Councilmember - Ward 2 Saint Paul City Council
Chris Tolbert Councilmember - Ward 3 Saint Paul City Council
Jamie Tincher Deputy Mayor City of Saint Paul
Tim Busse Mayor City of Bloomington
Shannon Watson Director of Public Affairs Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce
Pat Mancini  Neighborhood Business Representative
Tyler Blackmon Community Representative
Bridget Rief Vice President, Planning & Development Metropolitan Airports Commission
Mike Barnes District Engineer, Twin Cities Minnesota Department of Transportation
Kris Fredson Council Member, District 14 Metropolitan Council
Steffanie Musich Commissioner, District 5 Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Bill Huepenbecker Saint Paul Arena Company
Terry Mattson Visit Saint Paul
Jill Ostrem Hospitals
Don Mullin Saint Paul Building and Construction Trades Council