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

Large print copy of Committee Guidelines.

Paratransit Advisory Commitee Membership
City Classification Name
Chesapeake Consumer Christopher Heath
Chesapeake Consumer Open
Chesapeake Provider Open
Hampton Consumer Shirley Williams
Hampton Consumer Lawrence Williams
Hampton Provider Sue Merryfield
Newport News Consumer Lisa Griffin
Newport News Consumer Donald Fennell
Newport News Provider Open
Norfolk Consumer Open
Norfolk Consumer Open
Norfolk Provider Helen Brown
Portsmouth Consumer Ina Kreps
Portsmouth Consumer Open
Portsmouth Provider Larry Fagan
Virginia Beach Consumer Heather Hornsby
Virginia Beach Consumer Mary Mathena
Virginia Beach Provider Todd Condron
HRPDC Liaison Joe Paulus
TDCHR Liaison Robert Harper
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 paratransitdept@hrtransit.org and specify the Committee Member by name.

Upcoming Meetings

  • February 12, 2014: 509 E. 18th St., Bldg. 4, Norfolk, 1:00 p.m.
  • April 9, 2014: 3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, 1:00 p.m.
  • June 11, 2014: 509 E. 18th St., Bldg. 4, Norfolk, 1:00 p.m.
  • August 13, 2014: 3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, 1:00 p.m.
  • October 8, 2014: 509 E. 18th St., Bldg. 4, Norfolk, 1:00 p.m.
  • December 10, 2014: 3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, 1:00 p.m.
Subcommittee meeting begins at 12:00 p.m.; Regular Meeting begins at 1:00 p.m.

For more information, please call (757) 222-6087 or e-mail us at paratransitdept@hrtransit.org.

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