State Highways and Transportation Commission

PO Box 270
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-2824
Fax: (573)-526-5419

Email:
Website: http://www.modot.mo.gov/about/

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 226.030

Department: Transportation

Mission: The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission works to preserve, enhance, and support Missouri's transportation system.

Function: The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission is a policy making/tracking body. It has authority over all state transportation programs and facilities, as provided by law, including bridges, highways, aviation, railroads, public transportation, ports, and waterborne commerce.

SubCommittees: as needed

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: generally 12 meetings

Location of meetings: Jefferson City during legislative session; varying locations throughout year

Duration of meetings: 1 to 2 days

Preparation time for meetings: 8 hours

Total time commitment: 250+ hours per year

Details on Members

Total members: 6

Appointed members: 6

Term length: 6 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $25 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: none

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 3 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: yes, members must reside in the state five years prior to appointment

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mr. John W. Briscoe(D)
Member 1
New London
Term begins: Dec 4, 2015
Term expires: Mar 1, 2021

Mr. Michael Thomas Waters(R)
Member 2
Orrick
Term begins: Mar 19, 2015
Term expires: Mar 1, 2021

Mr. Gregg C Smith(D) Chair
Member 3
Clinton
Term begins: Dec 6, 2013
Term expires: Mar 1, 2019

Mr. Robert George Brinkmann(R)
Member 4
St. Albans
Term begins: Sep 11, 2017
Term expires: Mar 1, 2023

General Michael Brack Pace(I)
Member 5
West Plains,
Term begins: Jan 6, 2015
Term expires: Mar 1, 2019

Mr. Terry Lee Ecker(R)
Member 6
Elmo
Term begins: Sep 11, 2017
Term expires: Mar 1, 2023