Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
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MPO Staff Directory

Lily Lowder pictureEric Cavazos

Transportation Planner I

(210) 230-6901

Eric Cavazos graduated from UTSA with a degree in History with a concentration is Social Studies and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Public Administration at UTSA’s College for Health, Community and Policy. As the lead planner for the Alamo Commutes Program, his goal is to equip and empower commuters with information, tools, and resources they need to make smart and sustainable transportation choices. By researching and evaluating transportation demand management strategies, Eric plays a role in the AAMPO’s plan to reduce congestion, improve air quality and improve access to employment centers.

Wendy Dodson

GIS Analyst

(210) 230-6910

Wendy joined the Alamo Area MPO in June 2016. She earned an Associate of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Northwest Vista College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Wendy assists in the development of GIS-based maps and datasets that serve to strengthen the MPO’s transportation planning efforts. She enjoys and has volunteered for causes that help to preserve the environment and educate the community, such as Texas Recycle Day, Earth Day, Graffiti Wipe Out, and GIS Day.

Maribel Drew

Administrative and Grants Financial Specialist

(210) 230-6917

Maribel  joined the Alamo Area MPO in 2019 as the Administrative and Grants Financial Specialist.  She brings over 15 years of experience in accounting, retirement financial management and friendly customer service.  She is dedicated in supporting the MPO team and providing sound financial practices.  She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of the Incarnate Word and enjoys supporting SEAS, Boerne athletics, and Texas Parks & Wildlife with her family.

Clayton Elkins pictureClayton Elkins

GIS & Web Analyst

(210) 230-6913

Clayton Elkins, a native of Houston, joined the Alamo Area MPO in June of 2008 as a GIS Analyst. Clayton graduated from Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi in May of 2007, where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Geographic Information Science while serving as a GIS Intern for the Corpus Christi MPO. Clayton’s skillset has expanded as a member of the AAMPO team to include web development to complement his knowledge of GIS. Clayton is involved in many MPO functions, which include web development, maintaining GIS crash datasets, and facilitation at public meetings.

Felix Escamilla

Office Manager/ HR Generalist
Administration Supervisor

(210) 230-6903

Félix Escamilla joined the Alamo Area MPO in June 2001 as Grants Coordinator and currently serves as Office Manager/HR Generalist. He is committed to providing us with sound, responsible spending and fair employment practices.

Jaclynn Fragoso

Multimedia Specialist

(210) 230-6908

Jaclynn Fragoso joined the MPO in November 2007. As the agency's Multimedia Specialist, she is responsible for all creative elements (graphic design and digital multimedia productions) from conceptualization to delivery. Jaclynn’s creativity has been integral to developing a clear and consistent brand for the MPO as an organization, as well as its plans and programs. Her fresh and inviting publications, videos, infographics, and social media posts are also key to educating and inspiring people to use alternative modes of transportation such as walking, biking, bus, carpool and ride share in the region.

Zachary Graham

Senior Transportation Modeler
Travel Demand Modeling Supervisor

(210) 230-6907

Zack joined the Alamo Area MPO in April 2007 as Senior Transportation Modeler and leads its transportation modeling efforts by utilizing his twenty plus years of transportation modeling experience. He led demand modelers and traffic analysts in support of urban area modeling and corridor analysis for air quality attainment while employed at the Texas Department of Transportation. In addition, he provided technical support, training, and guidance for urban area travel demand modeling development and applications while employed at the Texas Transportation Institute.

Clifton Hall

Transportation Planning Program Manager

(210) 230-6929

Clifton joined AAMPO in March 2020 as Regional Transportation Planner after serving as a transportation planner for NCTCOG, the MPO for the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Clifton was raised in Fairfax, OK and graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Geography before earning a Masters of Urban Planning from the University of Kansas in 2015. Clifton’s work has focused on congestion management and performance-based planning. He is thrilled to lead AAMPO’s transportation performance management efforts while integrating performance-based planning into the TIP, MTP, and other long- and short-range planning studies.

Sonia Jimenez picture Sonia Jiménez

Deputy Director

(210) 230-6904

Sonia has over 20 years specializing in consulting and managing business operations. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UTSA in 1994 and her Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida in 2004. Prior to joining the MPO in July 2021, Sonia worked in the private sector providing consulting expertise in public involvement, strategic planning, and facilitation to her clients as well as managing small business operations.

Cecilio Martinez pictureCecilio Martinez

GIS Manager
GIS Supervisor

(210) 230-6905

Cecilio has over 13 years of experience in GIS and joined us in July 2003. He manages and maintains various websites for the Alamo Area MPO and leads special multimedia and GIS intensive transportation planning projects. Cecilio participates and is instrumental in creating GIS related forums or committees to achieve synergy among our partner agencies in delivering visual solutions to our community.

Isidro Martinez pictureIsidro Martinez


(210) 227-8651

Sid is a native of San Antonio and joined us in September 2003 as Senior Transportation Planner. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas State University-San Marcos. Prior to joining us, he worked as a liaison between the Texas Department of Transportation’s Transportation Planning and Programming Division in Austin, Texas and several MPOs across the state. In addition, he had served as the Assistant Director of the Greater San Marcos Economic Development Council while pursuing his graduate studies. Our Transportation Policy Board appointed Sid as Interim Director in December 2005 and named him Director of the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization in May 2007. In September 2007, the San Antonio Business Journal recognized him as one of San Antonio’s “40 Rising Stars Under 40.”

Travis Nedrich pictureTravis Nedrich

Regional Transportation Modeler

(210) 230-6912

Travis joined the Alamo Area MPO in March 2013 as a GIS Analyst. He has been a Regional Transportation Modeler with AAMPO since June 2016. Travis brings 20 years of GIS and forecast planning experience in both the public and private sectors to the MPO team. Prior to joining AAMPO Travis worked for a private Department of Defense Contractor while serving as a Specialist in the US Army Reserves. After that, he was employed by the Alamo Area Council of Governments as a GIS Analyst. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Penn State University and volunteers as the Sunday School Director and servers on the Parish Council at his church.

Joey Pawlik pictureJoey Pawlik

Active Transportation Planner

(210) 230-6931

Joey Pawlik is the Active Transportation Planner with the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO). He is a native of San Antonio who graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in Sociology, minor in Urban Planning. Prior to joining the AAMPO, Joey was the Constituent Services and Community Outreach Manager for State Representative Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, Texas House District 120. Joey is passionate about bicycle and pedestrian safety having been a bicyclist and bicycle commuter most of his life. He looks forward to helping advance the Alamo Area’s active transportation planning goals and helping to contribute to road safety for all users. Joey will also support the Bicycle and Pedestrian Mobility Advisory Committees, as well as the MPO’s Active Transportation Program.

Ambar Perez pictureAmbar Perez

Bilingual Public Involvement Specialist

(210) 230-6902

Ambar Perez is a native to Piedras Negras, Coahuila (México) and earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from St. Mary’s University. She joined the MPO in 2008 as the Senior Administrative Assistant and now serves as the Bilingual Public Involvement Specialist. Ambar is responsible for community outreach, serves as the MPO’s contact for Spanish speaking individuals, performs multi-media language translations, and supports planning activities.

Lori Stewart

Administrative and Human Resources Associate  

(210) 230-6909

Lori Stewart joined the Alamo Area MPO in January 2015 as Administrative Assistant. She brings twenty plus years of human resource, payroll and administrative professional experience to the AAMPO. Lori is committed to providing excellent administrative support and customer service.