Greater Roanoke Transit Company Board of Directors

Type: Board

Meeting Frequency: January, March, May, June (Meeting held in City Council's Conference Room), July, September and November, Third Monday, at 1:00 p.m., Room 159, 215 Church Avenue, S. W.

Contact: City Clerk (540) 853-2541; clerk@roanokeva.gov

Members: Seven (7)

MemberTerm of OfficeEligible for Reappointment
William D. Bestpitch 06/30/19Yes
Mark D. Jamison 06/30/19Yes
Karen Michalski-Karney 06/30/19Yes
Richard "Pete" Peters 06/30/19Yes
Melinda J. Payne 06/30/19Yes
Anita J. Price 06/30/19Yes
R.B. Lawhorn, Jr.06/30/19Yes


Purpose: The affairs of the Greater Roanoke Transit Company shall be managed by a Board of Directors which shall consist of not less than seven members; two members of Council, two staff members, one physically-challenged representative; one Citizen at Large, and one regional representative to be rotated between Town of Vinton and City of Salem for a two-year period.

The Municipal Auditor of the City of Roanoke serves as internal auditor for GRTC. (Resolution No. 23265)

See Resolution adopted by GRTC on June 18, 2001, changing meeting times.

See documents dated June 21, 2010 changing the structure of the Board of Directors.