by Patrick Walsh
EUGENE, Ore. —(May. 19, 2022)— Lane Transit District’s (LTD) Board of Directors will host the three finalists applying for the District’s General Manager position on Monday, May 23 through Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
Over their three-day stay in the community, the finalists will meet with employees, community members, and stakeholders, as well as tour LTD facilities and the surrounding area.
The three finalists for the LTD general manager’s positions are:
- Jameson T. Auten, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, Kansas City (KCATA), Missouri;
- Amy Cummings, Statewide Planning Manager, Parametrix, Reno, Nevada; and
- David G. Trimble, Deputy General Manager, Salem Area Mass Transit District (Cherriots), Salem, Oregon.
All community members will have the opportunity to participate in a Community Forum with the three candidates via Zoom on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Everyone attending by Zoom must register in advance. After registering, registrants will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the webinar.
The format will be exactly the same as it is for other LTD public meetings via Zoom. To ask a question, a registrant will need to raise their hand or enter the question in the chat.
As many questions will be asked as time permits. Questions will be limited to one per person.
The LTD Board of Directors will meet with the finalists all day on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Over the next few weeks, the Board of Directors will decide who to hire as the District’s next general manager based on their interviews and feedback provided by the community and employees.
LTD’s Board of Directors expects to announce the new general manager by the end of its fiscal year on June 31, 2022.
LTD provides more than 10 million boardings per year on its buses and EmX Bus Rapid Transit line in Lane County, Oregon. Encompassing the Eugene-Springfield metro area, LTD is a special district of the State of Oregon and led by a seven-member board of directors appointed by Oregon’s governor.
LTD also operates RideSource, a paratransit service for people with disabilities, and numerous transportation options programs to promote sustainable travel county-wide.