April 8, 2014
Katharine Eagan has been with HART since 2009, when she was hired as chief of service development at the agency and moved up to chief operating officer in 2011. There is no exact timetable as of yet for HART to replace Hale on a permanent basis.
February 13, 2014
Paul J. Ballard, current CEO of the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee, will begin his new position in April.
May 10, 2013
Garrett E. Mikita recently served as the president of the Defense & Space strategic business unit of Honeywell Aerospace, where he led the $5.3 billion organization.
April 16, 2013
Board voted to offer a one-year contract to Raymond B. Studley, the state police commander put in charge of the authority by Gov. Lincoln Chafee last August. Studley has not yet accepted the job.
March 7, 2013
Stephen R. Banta was recognized for his contribution to advancing female and minority leadership at the agency.
March 5, 2013
Darrell Johnson, a 20-year veteran of the transportation industry, is responsible for planning, financing and coordinating Orange County's freeway, street and rail development, as well as managing bus services, commuter-rail services and paratransit service.
March 1, 2013
The two-year contract extension is added to a previous four-year contract entered into in April 2009 between Metro and Leahy.
November 26, 2012
Darrell Johnson will replace CEO Will Kempton, who announced his retirement effective Feb. 28, to become the executive director of Transportation California.
November 16, 2012
Has accepted the position of executive director for Transportation California and plans to leave the agency in February 2013.
April 26, 2012
In his new role, Stephen Morello will direct the communications, government relations, and community affairs divisions of the MTA and its agencies.
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