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OkTA Leaders
Board of Directors
& Committees

ARE YOU READY TO BE A LEADER ON
TEAM TRANSIT?

All OkTA members are encouraged to volunteer for a committee. Committee meetings are usually held once a month via Zoom. So, the time commitment is minimal, but your transit experience is priceless in driving our programming and helping with our advocacy and communications efforts! Committees are also a great pathway for members wanting to take the next step in their transit career journey to joining the Board of Directors. 

Committees

OkTA COMMITTEES
Members interested in joining a committee should email the OkTA Office to sign up!

Membership

Chair:

Melissa Fessler, 

First Capital Trolley

 

OkTA's Membership Cmte. recruits and retains members by offering advice, resource information, and support.
 

Advocacy

Co-Chairs:

Charla Sloan, KiBois 

Kendra McGeady, Pelivan

 

OkTA's Advocacy Cmte. works toward goals of advancing local and statewide legislation, policy, and funding that enhance opportunities for OK Transit.

Vendors

 

Chair:

Brent Roy, 
Model 1 Commercial Vehicles

 

OkTA's Vendor Cmte. serves the interest of our Associate members to ensure access and engagement with the OkTA Membership.

Education

 

Chair:

Tina Lowery, 

COTS

 

OkTA's Education Cmte. is responsible for programming and training for transit staff and drivers. This can be online or in person.

ROC Bus

 

Chair:

Tony Hansley
LATS

 

The ROC Cmte. manages ROC activities, In addition to identifying visit opportunities, the Cmte. will work to develop additional training and handouts.

Conference

 

Chair,

Angie Gilliam,

Chickasaw Nation Transportation

 

OkTA's Conference Cmte. supports the programming of both annual events, ROADEO, and events and activities of the organization.

Comms. & Marketing

 

Chair,

VACANT

 

OkTA's Comms. and Marketing Cmte. is responsible for developing, updating. and monitoring OkTA internal and external outreach, including media relations, social media, and The Transit Times.

Finance & Administration

 

John Hendrickson, Hendrickson Transportation

 

OkTA's Finance & Administration Cmte. is responsible for updating the annual budget,  monitoring the working administrative policies and reviewing expenditures.

Task Forces

OkTA has several member task forces that represent the respective membership groups.

Tribal Task Force

5310 Task Force

5311 Task Force

Urban/Small Urban

Business Members

OMI/Grants

 

Tanya Gleghorn. Grants

Marilyn Dillion, PhD, OMI

 

OkTA created OMI to solicit grants on behalf of public transit in Oklahoma. This Cmte. works to identify grant opportunities for individual transits and the collective efforts of OMI. 

A thought is an idea in transit.
Let's go forward 
together. #OkTA

Board of Directors
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OkTA
Board Members
& Staff

President

Ryan Landers,

Lawton Area Transit System

(Small Urban)

Vice President

Micky Flynn,

MAGB Transportation

(Rural)

Secretary

Amy Hill,

Muscogee Creek Nation

(Tribal)

Treasurer

Jeannie McMillian, 

LIFT

(Rural)

Past President

Jesse Rush,

Embark

(At-Large)

Board Member

Tribal

Rob Endicott,

Cherokee Nation

Board Member

5310

Kendra McGeady,

Pelivan Transit

Board Member

Small Urban,

Taylor Johnson

City of Norman

Board Member

5311 Rural

Melissa Fesler,

First Capital Trolley

Board Member

5311 - Rural

Gilbert Nuncio,

Red River Transportation

Staff

Board Member

Vendor

Brent Roy,

Model 1 Commercial Vehicles

Executive Director

State Lobbyist

OTA Office

Stacie Nelson,

Oktransit@oktransit.org

Heidi Potucek,

finance@oktransit.org

OTA Intern

Morgan Cook, 

ROC@oktransit.org

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