The Board of Mayors is made up of mayors from each county and municipality within the 5-county project area. The Board will provide general guidance for the effort, provide political leadership for the process, and approve key milestones. They will meet on a quarterly basis and receive updates from staff and the Community Leadership Team throughout the planning process. The Board of Mayors will be advised by two existing regional organizations: the East Tennessee Development District and the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization.
The PlanET Board of Mayors Chair and Vice-Chair formed an Executive Committee of the Board of Mayors. The purpose of this Committee is to provide greater fiscal and political oversight to the PlanET process, encourage other mayors and political leaders to become involved in PlanET, help build political capacity in the region, engage community leaders in the PlanET Process, and approve major shifts in PlanET budget and work program. Executive Committee Members include: