Management & Operations

Denver RTD names 3 finalists for GM/CEO position

Posted on December 9, 2015

The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) board of directors named three finalists in their search for the district’s new GM/CEO.

The three finalists are Stephanie Dawson, current Interim GM/CEO Dave Genova and Richard Leary.

Dawson is the acting chief operating officer at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. She joined the Port Authority in 1995. Her current responsibilities include overseeing aviation, tunnels, bridges, terminals, port commerce, PATH Rail, operations services, and the newly created office of storm mitigation and resilience.

Genova has been with RTD for more than 21 years, serving as the assistant GM, safety, security and facilities, for the past eight years. In that position, his responsibilities included overseeing safety certification for rail line openings and the renovated Denver Union Station.

Leary is the chief service officer for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), the third largest urban mass transit system in North America. His responsibilities include the day-to-day revenue operations, customer services and safety at the TTC.  Prior to joining the TTC, he was the chief operating officer for Boston's Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

“This is a critical time in the history of RTD, so we are pleased to have such strong finalists,” Board Chairman Charles Sisk said. “We have searched across the world to find the most qualified candidates to ensure RTD continues to be the best transit agency in the nation.”

The RTD board will interview the finalists on Friday and is expected to appoint a full-time GM by the end of year.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Fake MTA account suspended by Twitter after tweet goes viral

The tweet, which announced delays on the “1,2,3,4,5,6,7,A,C,E,B,D,F,M,J,Z,N,Q,R,W, and G” trains, earned at least 3,000 retweets.

NJ TRANSIT launches customer-focused communications initiative

The effort focuses on addressing customer needs, providing more timely information, and improving all customer touchpoints.

Tolar begins 4th phase of Kauai passenger shelter project

The designs embrace the aloha island spirit by integrating sugar cane patterns and a tropical forest-green paint scheme.

Freedman's 10-month road show logs 45,000 miles

Combining product and safety education with promotional opportunities, the “Show On The GO" was Freedman’s third tour in three years.

VTA Fills Vacant Positions by 'Growing Their Own'

Six new Overhead Line workers just graduated from a two-year apprenticeship program with flying colors.  

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation