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Establishment and Duties

The Escambia County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board (Coordinating Board) is a public body appointed by the Designated Official Planning Agency (DOPA), the Florida-Alabama TPO, as authorized by Section 427.015 Florida Statutes. The membership of the Coordinating Board represents the appropriate parties pursuant to Rule 41-2 012(3), Florida Administrative Code. The purpose of the Coordinating Board is to develop local service needs and provide information, advice, and direction to the Community Transportation Coordinator on the coordination of service to be provided to the transportation disadvantaged.

Eligibility Criteria and Composition

The Florida-Alabama TPO shall appoint an elected official from the County which the Coordinating Board serves, to serve as the official Chairperson to preside at all Coordinating Board meetings.


The Chairperson shall be appointed to serve the length of his or her term. The Planning Agency shall replace the Chairperson at the end of his or her term.


  • Commissioner Lumon J. May - 2025

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners does not make appointments to this board. A commissioner is appointed to the board by the BCC chairman.


  • Howard Vaneslow, Emerald Coast Regional Council
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