Leadership

Florida Public Transportation Association Officers, 2017-2019

Board Chair
Brad Miller, PSTA
Board Vice Chair
Edward Johnson, LYNX
Executive Director
Lisa Bacot
Secretary/Treasurer
Murriah Dekle, St. Lucie County
Past Chair
Karen Deigl, GoLine
FTAFC Chair
Jesus Gomez, RTS-Gainesville
 Full Board of Directors

Committee Chairs

Marketing Committee
Dave Walters, Citrus Connection
Government Affairs Committee
Tiffany Homler, LYNX
Annual Conference
CTD & Votran
Coordinator: Lisa Bacot
Safety Awards
Lisa Staes, CUTR
Operator of the Year
Karen Deigl, Indian River/GoLine
Technician of the Year
Bobby Westbrook, Florida DOT
Mid Year Professional Development Workshop
Jay Goodwill and Lisa Bacot
2018 Bus & Maintenance Roadeo
FPTA, FDOT, CUTR and VOTRAN

Ex-Officio Members

Ed Coven – State Transit Manager
Florida D.O.T.
605 Suwannee St., MS 26
Tallahassee, FL  32399
Ph (850) 414-4522
Fx (850) 414-4508
www.dot.state.fl.us
Robert Bertini, PhD – Director
Center for Urban Transportation Research
4202 E Fowler Avenue, USF-CUT100
Tampa, FL 33620
Ph (813) 974-9847
Fx (813) 974-5168
www.cutr.usf.edu
Steve Holmes
Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged
605 Suwannee St., MS 49
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Ph (850) 410-5700
Fx (850) 410-5752
www.dot.state.fl.us/ctd
Carl Mikyska – Executive Director
Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council
605 Suwannee Street, MS 28B
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0450
Ph (850) 414-4037
Fx (850) 414-4895
www.mpoac.org
Sally Patrenos – President
Floridians for Better Transportation
136 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Ph (850) 521-1256
www.bettertransportation.org

Business Class Representatives to Board

Ron Obert, Alliance Bus Group
Johnna McQuinn, Clever Devices