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MTA Board & Meetings

Next MTA Board Meeting:     

October 5, 2023 - 9:00 AM (Personnel Committee)


October 19, 2023 - 9:00 AM 


2023 Board Meeting Schedule

Live Audio Streaming of Board Meetings*

*Monthly MTA Board Meeting audio stream can be heard live only while meetings are happening.

Bylaws of the Maine Turnpike Authority


Members of Authority

Daniel E. Wathen
Augusta, Maine
Member at Large
Term Expires: 2024
Michael J. Cianchette
Cumberland, Maine
Member at Large
Term Expires: 2027
Jane L. Lincoln
Farmingdale, Maine
Kennebec County
Term Expires: 2025
Andrew McLean
Gorham, Maine
Cumberland County
Term Expires: 2028
Thomas J. Zuke, CPA
Saco, Maine
York County
Term Expires: 2026
Bruce A. Van Note
Commissioner, MaineDOT
Ex-Officio Member

Bettyann Sheats
Auburn, Maine
Androscoggin County
Term Expires: 2029

Executive Staff

Peter Mills
Executive Director

Peter S. Merfeld, P.E. Chief Operations Officer
Shawn R. Laverdiere Director of Building Maintenance
Pam Lambert Director of E-ZPass Operations
Stephen R. Tartre, P.E. Director of Engineering
Richard R. Barra Director of Fare Collection
John P. Sirois Director of Finance & Board Treasurer
John W. Cannell Director of Highway Maintenance
Lauren G. Carrier Director of Human Resources
Greg J. Stone Director of Public Safety
William H. Yates, III Director of Information Services and Communications
Matthew W. Elliott Controller
Jonathan A. Arey, Esq. Staff Attorney and Authority Board Secretary