The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced the election of its 2011-2012 Executive Committee and board of directors as voted by APTA members through the association's first virtual annual business meeting and election of officers.
The Executive Committee will be led by Chair Gary C. Thomas, president/executive director of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit. Thomas succeeds Michael J. Scanlon, GM/CEO of San Mateo County Transit district and executive director of Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board in San Carlos, Calif.
Flora Castillo, a New Jersey Transit Corp. board member, was elected vice chair and Nathaniel P. Ford Sr., principal of the Ford Management Group, remains secretary-treasurer for another year.
The board, which is comprised of 106 members, will convene October 1 in New Orleans, prior to the beginning of the 2011 APTA Annual Meeting and EXPO.