The T's government relations director dies

Posted on January 29, 2010

Monique Pegues, director, government relations, for The T (the Fort Worth Transportation Authority) unexpectedly passed away on January 22.

Pegues directed the private sector lobbyists in Washington D.C., and Texas and managed local/regional government and community relations, grants administration and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise efforts of The T.

A 1994 honors graduate of the University of North Texas, Pegues began her career with The T in 1999 in the employer services department, followed by promotions to community outreach liaison in the marketing department in 2002 and to grants and DBE administrator in 2004, and was responsible for the agency's Triennial Review. She was appointed director of government relations in 2008.

Pegues also served as president of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar in 2008 and 2009 and is a former chair of the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency. She was current vice chair of the Surface Transportation Technical Committee of the North Central Texas Council of Governments, a member of Leadership Fort Worth Class of 2006, and president of The T's chapter of Toast Masters International in 2008-2009.

She is survived by her husband, Calvin, three young sons and a large extended family of friends and associates. A memorial fund for her children's education has been established.


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