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Human Resources Committee

 About the Committee

The WSTA Human Resources Roundtable (or Committee) was formed in 1996 and meets two or three times each year, rotating the responsibility of playing host among the represented transit agencies. Committee participation is open to human resource professionals of our member agencies. 

Committee Goals & Objectives

Information is shared regarding labor settlements and issues, employment related legislation and regulations, effective employee programs, and brainstorm solutions to developing and/or longstanding employee issues, e.g., attendance.

Committee Leadership

The HR Committee is lead by the Chair Marianne Rajan, Kitsap Transit and Vice Chair Michele Zlotek, Whatcom Transportation Authority . Secretarial duties are the responsibility of the hosting agency.

How to Get Involved

If you'd like more information or would like to be added to our HR Committee contact list, please contact Melanie Espinoza at

Meeting Materials from 11.03.17 - Mt. Vernon

Paid Sick Leave I-1433 Presentation

Paid Sick Leave I-1433 Fact Sheet

Paid Sick Leave I-1433 CR

FMLA Presentation

2017 Meetings:



Date & Time:

November 3, 2017

8:30am - 4:00pm



Hosting Agency:
Skagit Transit 



Meeting Location:

Hampton Inn & Suites - Burlington

Eagle Room

1860 S Burlington Blvd

Burlington, WA 98233







Lodging Details:

WSTA has a block of rooms reserved at the Hampton Inn & Suites Burlington. Please call the Hampton Inn & Suites Burlington to make hotel arrangements at 360-757-7100 and be sure to mention Group Code "Washington State Transit". Please note that the meeting room is in the hotel - the Eagle Room.  The deadline to make your reservations within the room block is October 19, 2017.