Our Team

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) as founded in July, 1972, continues to successfully advance its primary mission of service to our local governments by providing regional vision, collaborative leadership and professional service to develop effective solutions.

Christine Jacobs

Christine Jacobs

Executive Director / Chief Operating Officer (COO)

David Blount

David BlounT

Deputy Director / Legislative Director

Sandy Shackelford

Sandy Shackelford

Director of Planning and Transportation

Don Reed

Don Reed

Finance Director

Gretchen Thomas

Gretchen Thomas

Administrative Assistant

Ian Baxter

Planner II

Housing, Transportation & Environment

Dominique Lavorata

Dominique Lavorata

Planner I and Legislative Aide

Environment, Grants & Lobbying

Shirese Franklin

Shirese Franklin

Planner II

Housing & Environment

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Ryan Mickles

Planner III

Transportation Planning

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Bella O'brien

Planner I

Environment & Transportation

Sara Pennington

Sara Pennington

TDM/RideShare Program Manager

Lucinda Shannon

Lucinda Shannon

Transportation Program Manager

Interested in joining our team?