Brooke Hancock Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission COVID-19 economic recovery related activities are guided by the BHJ-MPC executive committee and Executive Director Michael Paprocki. Projects are directed by Economic Development Strategist Craig Brown. More information about the BHJ-MPC is available at

Craig Brown is assisted by an informal advisory committee. The advisory committee is a group of community-minded individuals that provides project related insight and project feedback. For more information contact Craig Brown at (740) 282-3685 ext. 211 or via email

Advisory Committee Members

Honorable John J. Mascio Sr.

John J. Mascio is a former Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge. He also served as the law director of Steubenville. Mascio graduated from Ohio Northern Law School and College of Steubenville.


Honorable John Sorrenti

John Sorrenti is a member of the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College. He has served as a Hancock County Commissioner and Weirton City Councilman. Sorrenti graduated from West Virginia Tech.