Six Year Improvement Plan for VDOT Projects
John A. Bishop
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Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business – Shenandoah University
600 Millwood Avenue
Halpin-Harrison Hall, Boardroom (3rd Floor) Winchester, VA, 22601
Come join us for this lunchtime event. Light sandwiches and chips will be served.
About the Program
This presentation will cover major transportation projects and priorities in Frederick County such as Exit 310, Route 277, and Route 37. In addition it will include a summary of what the County has been dealing with in regards to the new House Bill 2 program for choosing projects for funding. Finally, it will outline what House Bill 2 is, the supporting legislation and planning efforts, its implementation process, and next steps.
About the Speaker
John A. Bishop
John A. Bishop is currently Frederick County’s Deputy Director of Planning in charge of Transportation. John graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Planning and a minor in Economics. In 2001 he graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2001 with a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning Following graduation, he worked at the Hampton Road Regional Planning Commission as a Transportation Analyst until 2005, where he focused heavily on transportation financing alternatives and did a significant amount of supporting work for the referendum to fund the 3rd Crossing. Subsequently, he served for 1 year as Senior Transportation Planner for the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission and was the staff project manager for this area’s first federally required long range transportation planner. John started with Frederick County in 2006 as the County Transportation Planner and was promoted to his current position as the Deputy Director of Planning for Transportation, where he is responsible for all aspects of transportation planning for Frederick County He is also responsible for creating public private partnerships to fund transportation projects, coordinating with Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), and representing the county in regional and state transportation planning efforts. He has been married to his wife Amy 19 years. They have 4 children and are in the process of adopting a 5th. He is a coach for youth travel soccer and wrestling and served for 6 years on the Winchester Public School Board, including two terms as Chairperson.
About the Shenandoah Valley Community
Announcing a New Local Community!
The DC Chapter of the Project Management Institute is pleased to host a new quarterly meeting in Winchester, VA. Membership in PMI and/or the DC Chapter is not required, however PDUs will be available for Project Management Professionals (PMPs). The presentations delivered are educational and informative to those with an interest in the field of project management. Each event will present specific learning points, unique to the presenter's area of expertise and the subject matter discussed while directly relating to improving the practice of managing projects and leading others.
Pre-registration is recommended.