Hampton Roads Planning District CommissionHRPDCVA
Administration Staff
Administration Staff


Robert A. Crum,
Executive Director

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Mr. Crum joined the HRPDC in July 2015. He has considerable experience in community and transportation planning as well as economic development strategies.

Prior to joining the HRPDC, he served over six years at the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission (RRPDC) as its Executive Director. Among his many accomplishments at RRPDC, Mr. Crum oversaw the formation of Capital Region Collaborative, a strategic partnership between the RRPDC and Greater Richmond Chamber; guided the preparation of the community's first regional Economic Development Strategy; worked to establish the regional emergency management planning program; and guide the restructuring of the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization as a transportation policy planning board.

Mr. Crum has approximately 30 years of professional community planning experience, beginning with his time at the Centre Regional Planning Agency in State College, Pennsylvania, where he was responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Agency’s regional planning program. In addition, he completed planning and consensus building for a nationally recognized water reuse project and an award winning inter-municipal zoning effort. Prior to his work in State College, he was Chief of the Planning Division for Indiana County, Pennsylvania where he coordinated County-wide community and solid waste management planning activities.  He holds a bachelor’s degree from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania in Geography and Regional Planning.

Greg Grootendorst, AICP,
Deputy Executive Director, HRPDC

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Kelli E. Arledge,
Deputy Executive Director, Administration and Operations

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Information Technology

Dmitry Rekhter,
Information Technology Manager

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Bio coming soon.


Sheila S. Wilson,
Chief Financial Officer

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Ms. Wilson joined HRPDC in 2001.  She is responsible for reconciling general ledger accounts, handling all payroll related duties, producing monthly financial reports and assisting in the year-end audit.

A bulk of Ms. Wilson experience came as the Assistant Director of Accounting for Hampton Roads Transit.  There she reconciled all federal, state and local funding sources and assisted in supervising all accounting and payroll activates.  She also played a key role in coordinating the implementation of consolidating the financial statements between the merger of TRT and Pentran.

Ms. Wilson received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Norfolk State University.

Danetta Jankosky,
Senior Accounting Manager

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Danetta Jankosky joined the HRPDC staff in 2013 as an Accountant. She handles a variety of assignments in the areas of accounting, payroll and finance for both the HRPDC and the Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance (HRMFFA). Prior to the HRPDC, Ms. Jankosky worked as a Full Charge Accountant at Indian Cove Resort Association where she prepared financial and regulatory reports, managed five bank accounts, and processed payroll for up to 50 employees. Prior to Indian Cove, Danetta managed a Liberty Tax store and prepared taxes for individuals and businesses and she performed full charge accountant duties for the franchisee. She also worked for Dollar Tree Stores as a Financial Accounting Manager, assisting in the production of the monthly financial, management reports and board financial packages.

Tiffany Smith,
Accounting Manager II

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Jaquil Tatum,
Accounting Manager

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General Services   

Andrew Margason,
General Services Manager

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Christopher Vaigneur,
Assistant General Services Manager

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DBE Management

Danetta Jankosky,
Senior Accounting Manager

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Human Resources and Administrative Support

Cindy Mulkey,
Senior Administrative Assistant

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Cynthia Mulkey joined the HRPDC staff in November 2018. She provides support to the HRPDC Deputy Executive Director, staff and various programs of the HRPDC. 

Simone Elmore,
Administrative Assistant II,

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Felicia Williams,

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Ms. Felecia Williams began working at the HRPDC as a temporary employee in our Emergency Management department in 2012. When a part-time Administrative Assistant I position opened up in March 2013, she moved into that role providing administrative support to HRPDC staff. As the HRPDC receptionist, Felecia greets visitors and callers and provides assistance with special administrative projects as requested. Prior to joining the HRPDC, she worked at Amerigroup in their claims and appeals departments.

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