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WSTA's Board of Directors is made up of the Chief Transit Administrator from each member system.

The Board elects Officers every two years, who serve as the Executive Committee.

2018 & 2019 WSTA Officers

Ann Freeman-Manzanares
Intercity Transit
General Manager

Vice President
John Clauson
Kitsap Transit
Executive Director

Gloria Boyce
Ben Franklin Transit
General Manager

Justin D. Leighton
Washington State Transit Association
Executive Director 


2018 WSTA Board Meetings:

1st Quarter Meeting & Legislative Conference

January 23-24, Olympia, WA

Meeting Details

2nd Quarter Meeting

Late May/Early June (TBD)

3rd Quarter Meeting

August 20 - Joint with Public Transportation Conference 

Roadeo, August 18-19 in Kennewick

Conference, August 20-21 in Kennewick


4th Quarter Meeting

November 8-9, 2018 (TBD)


Officers Calls
(3rd Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)

Officer calls are as needed and Members will be notified no less than 72 hours prior to one being held. 

All members are welcome to join - this is a time for the three officers to help assist in the operations of the Association. 

WSTA Board of Directors

Jenny George, General Manager 

Aston County PTBA
Gloria Boyce, General Manager 
Ben Franklin Transit



Bruce Sackron, Transit Manager

City of Ellensburg


Shawn Donaghy, Chief Executive Officer
Kevin E. Gallacci, General Manager 
Clallam Transit System

Dwight Robanske  
Columbia County Public Transportation



Emmett Heath, Chief Executive Officer
Community Transit
Tom Hingson, Transportation Services Director
Everett Transit
Rachel Anderson, Transportation Coordinator
Garfield County Public Transportation
Michael Wagner, General Manager
Grant Transit Authority
Ken Mehin, General Manager 
Grays Harbor Transportation Authority
Ann Freeman-Manzanares, General Manager
Intercity Transit
Mike Nortier, Executive Director 
Island Transit
Tammi Rubert, General Manager

Jefferson Transit



Rob Gannon, Metro Transit General Manager

King County Metro
John Clauson, Executive Director
Kitsap Transit
Richard DeRock, General Manager
Link Transit
Danette Brannin, General Manager
Mason Transit Authority
Richard Evans, Director
Pacific Transit
Sue Dreier, Chief Executive Officer
Pierce Transit
Wayne Thompson, Transit Manager
Pullman Transit
Amy Asher, Transit Manager
RiverCities Transit


Scott Kubly, Director, (represented Andrew Glass Hastings, Director, Transit and Mobility Division

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)


Dale O’Brien, Executive Director
Skagit Transit
Peter Rogoff, Chief Executive Officer
(represented by Alex Soldano, State Relations Manager)
Sound Transit 

Susan Meyer, Chief Executive Officer
Spokane Transit Authority
Kelly Scalf, General Manager
Steve Wark, Acting General Manager
Twin Transit
Dick Fondahn, General Manager
Valley Transit



Pete Stark, General Manager
Whatcom Transportation Authority



Alvie Maxey, Transit Manager 

Yakima Transit