FPTA Leadership

Florida Public Transportation Association Officers, 2023-25

Board Chair

Karen Deigl, GoLine/Senior Resource Association

Board Vice Chair

Terry Jordan, Space Coast Area Transit

Board Treasurer

Tiffany Homler Hawkins, LYNX

Past Chair

Clinton Forbes, Palm Tran

FTAFC Chair

Jesus Gomez, Gainesville RTS

Executive Director

Lisa Bacot

Committee Chairs, 2023-24

Government Affairs

Tiffany Homler Hawkins, LYNX

2024 Florida Roadeo

FPTA, FDOT, CUTR, FACTS and JTA

FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop & Safety Summit

Stephanie Lewis, USF/CUTR and Lisa Bacot, FPTA

2024 Annual Conference

Coordinator: Lisa Bacot

Operator of the Year Award

Karen Deigl, Indian River/GoLine

Bus/Paratransit Technicians of the Year Award

Tony Brandin, FDOT

Safety Awards

Dean Kirkland-McMillian, USF/CUTR

Innovative System/Creativity Award

Lisa Bacot, FPTA

Hall of Fame Award

Joel Volinski

Marketing Awards

Stephanie Weaver (formerly Rank), PSTA

Ex-Officio Members

Florida Department of Transportation

Gabe Matthews – Rail and Transit Manager
605 Suwannee St, MS 26
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Ph (850) 414-4803
Website

Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged

David Darm – Executive Director
605 Suwannee St, MS 49
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Ph (850) 410-5700
Website

Center for Urban Transportation Research (USF/CUTR)

Lisa Staes – Associate Director
4202 E Fowler Ave, USF-CUT109
Tampa, FL 33620
Ph (813) 974-9787
Website

Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council (MPOAC)

Mark Reichert – Executive Director
605 Suwannee St, MS 28B
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Ph (850) 414-4037
Website

Floridians for Better Transportation (FBT)

Sally Patrenos – President
136 S. Bronough St
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Ph (850) 521-1256
Website

Business Class Representatives to Board

Butch Sibley, Gillig (term ends 9/30/24)
Johnna McQuinn, Altro USA (term ends 9/30/25)

 

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