Purpose: Advise the County Commission and make recommendations on traffic, parking, speed regulations, safety, and the placement of traffic-control devices within unincorporated Sarasota County. Resolution No. 2014-040 removed requests for traffic calming.
Requirements: Eight members
  • One Sheriff’s representative

  • One Florida Highway Patrol representative

  • Six citizens, including one Students Taking Active Roles (STAR)Government representative; must be county residents and may not be employed by the county, town, city or state

Term: Three years; one year for STAR representative
Meetings: Quarterly
County Staff Contact: Melissa Waden - mwaden@scgov.net 

Current Members – 0 Vacant Positions


Becky Ayech, Chair

Category: At Large

Term Expires: 2/28/2022

Email: Becky.Ayech@sarasotaadvisory.net


Joseph Daku

Category: At Large

Term Expires: 12/31/2022

Email: Joseph.Daku@sarasotaadvisory.net


James DeNiro 

Category: At Large

Term Expires: 2/28/2022

Email: James.DeNiro@sarasotaadvisory.net


Capt. John Donovan

Category: Florida Highway Patrol Rep

Email: John.Donovan@sarasotaadvisory.net


Bruce Lorie, Vice-Chair

Category: At Large

Term Expires: 11/30/2020

Email: Bruce.Lorie@sarasotaadvisory.net


Sgt. Darrell Seckendorf

Category: Sarasota County Sheriff Rep.

Email: Darrell.Seckendorf@sarasotaadvisory.net


Morgan Skoegard

Category: At Large

Term Expires: 12/31/2022

Email: Morgan.Skoegard@sarasotaadvisory.net


Hayden Whittaker

Category: STAR Student

Term Expires: 7/31/2020

Email: Hayden.Whittaker@sarasotaadvisory.net

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