Herold Humphrey brings more than three decades of public and private transit experience to his role as president.   -  Photo: Latinos in Transit

Herold Humphrey brings more than three decades of public and private transit experience to his role as president. 

Photo: Latinos in Transit

Latinos In Transit (LIT) announced its board for 2024 by confirming the appointment of officers and directors and welcoming two new directors.

The newly appointed officers will serve a two-year term starting January 2024.

Latinos In Transit Welcomes New Officers

The appointed officers are:

Herold Humphrey - President

Humphrey brings more than three decades of public and private transit experience to his role as president

Elizabeth Carter - Vice President

Carter, assistant transit director at RIO Metropolitan Transit District and president of the New Mexico Transit Association, assumes the role of vice president after serving as secretary for the past two years.

Eugenio Bonet - Treasurer

Bonet, the architecture operations director at HNTB, continues with the responsibilities of treasurer.

Megan Perrero - Secretary

Perrero, partnerships and engagement specialist at the Shared-Use Mobility Center, assumes the role of secretary. 

“I am truly honored for the opportunity to serve as president of Latinos In Transit. The work that this organization does is meaningful and makes a positive impact on Latinos and other minorities. I look forward to more collaboration with our team and our dedicated supporters to further our mission,” said Humphrey.

In addition to the officer appointments, LIT also welcomed two new board members.  -  Photo: Latinos in Transit

In addition to the officer appointments, LIT also welcomed two new board members.

Photo: Latinos in Transit

LIT Announces New Board Members

LIT also welcomes two new board members: Dietter Aragon, business development manager at The Routing Company, and Lina Aragon, operations manager at PalmTran.

Dietter Aragon brings more than 22 years of experience in the public and private transit sector to his new role as a board member. He began his transit journey in 2001 as a coach operator.

“I've witnessed firsthand the impact this organization has made on me and many others in our industry,” Dietter Aragon said. “I am grateful for the opportunity to continue contributing to an organization that is pivotal in advancing the transportation sector for minorities. As a board member, my commitment is to provide unwavering support to the next generation of Latinos and minorities eager to make their mark in our industry.”

Lina Aragon joins LIT as a distinguished board member with more than 15 years of experience in management, training, customer service, and operations.

“When we support and work to advance and increase the participation of Latinos and other minorities in all transit and transportation industry levels, we build a better future for all,” Lina Aragon said. “It is my honor to serve on the board of Latinos In Transit. I am committed to shape the ideas and put in practice initiatives to ensure a seat at the table for Latinos and all minorities.”

Other directors who were reappointed for a two-year term include:

  • Hector Vargas, area safety director, MV Transportation
  • Carmen Garcia, president/CEO, ABRAC, and board member for Dallas Area Rapid Transit
  • Oscar Gonzalez, senior vice president of transit and rail market leader for the Capital Area, WSP USA
  • Mariela Garcia-Colberg, senior program officer of the Transit Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board
  • José C. Feliciano Jr., intergovernmental affairs officer, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
  • Rick Pulido, vice president of business development, National Express Shuttle & Transit
  • Ivan Rodriguez, chief of staff, Jacksonville Transportation Authority
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