June 21, 2010
The classifieds in this issue offer employment at transit and government agencies throughout North America!
People on the Move
Sue Quick, Gregg Thompson, Jared Choc
SALEM, OR—Salem-Keizer Transit (Cherriots) has announced the hiring of three new managers.
Sue Quick, operations manager, previously was transit services manager with the Lane Transit District in Eugene, OR. She received the American Public Transportation Foundation’s Dan Reichard Scholarship and serves APTA as a member of the Bus Safety and Bus Operator Distraction Working Group.
Gregg Thompson, maintenance manager, has a transit industry career of more than 15 years, most recently working for MV Transportation in Lawrence, KS. He began his career as a utility helper at Portland’s Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon.
Jared Choc, manager of the newly created Strategic Planning and Technology Services department, comes to Cherriots from Helena, MT, where he was manager of servicing support for the Student Assistance Foundation. He also is a former systems administrator with the state of Montana and Adams County, WA.
Gilbert Garcia, Dwight Jefferson, Carrin Patman, Allen Dale Watson, Christof Spieler
HOUSTON, TX—Five new members representing the city of Houston recently joined the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors.
The city’s representatives are board Chairman Gilbert Garcia, managing partner at Davis Hamilton Jackson & Associates; Dwight Jefferson, attorney at law; Carrin Patman, attorney at Bracewell & Giuliani; Allen Dale Watson, professional engineer at CobbFendley; and Christof Spieler, professional engineer at Morris Architects.
Watson will serve as vice chairman of the board, and Harris County representative Jackie Freeman will continue to serve as board secretary.