Staff

Rich Sampson

Rich Sampson

Executive Director at South West Transit Association
Email: rsampson@swta.org
Phone: (817) 295-3663

Kary Hughes

Kary Hughes

Member Services and Operations Manager at South West Transit Association
Email: khughes@swta.org
Phone: (817) 295-3663

Alexandra Aitken

Alexandra Aitken

Communications Specialist at South West Transit Association
Email: aaitken@swta.org
Phone: (225) 503-9579

Kristen Joyner

Kristen Joyner

Executive Consultant & Trainer at South West Transit Association
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (817) 295-3663


Board Members

Joel Gardner

Joel Gardner

Chair
General Manager at Ozark Regional Transit
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (479) 236-0463

Dinero Washington

Dinero Washington

Vice Chair
General Manager at SporTran
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (318) 673-5314

Kendra McGeady

Kendra McGeady

Secretary/Treasurer
Director at Pelivan Transit
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (918) 244-7704

Jeff Arndt

Jeff Arndt

Immediate Past Chair
President and CEO at VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (210) 362-2050

Shelly Kreger

Shelly Kreger

Director At Large
Transit Director at Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (928) 539.7076 ext 101

Joshua Powers

Joshua Powers

Director At Large
Business Liaison at Johnson County Government
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (913) 715-8350

Greg Nation

 Greg Nation

State DOT Member
Public Transportation Administrator at Arkansas DOT
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (501) 569-4932

Christopher Bridges

Christopher Bridges

Arizona (AzTA)
Transportation Planning Manager at City of Gilbert
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (928) 442-5731

Adam Waddell

Adam Waddell

Arkansas (ATA)
Director at Razorback Transit
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (479) 575-6292

Dawn Block

Dawn Block

Colorado (CASTA)
Transit Coordinator at City of La Junta
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (719) 384-5486

R. E. "Tuck" Duncan

R. E.

Kansas (KPTA)
Executive Director at Kansas Public Transit Association
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (785) 235-8825

Bill Deville

Bill Deville

Louisiana (LPTA)
Chief Executive Officer at Capital Area Transit System
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (225) 389-8920

Joe Hardin

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New Mexico (NMTA)
Transportation Director at ZIA Therapy Center
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (575) 439-4900

LaQuita Thornley

LaQuita Thornley

Oklahoma (OTA)
Executive Director at INCA Community Services
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (361) 289-2712

Jorge Cruz-Aedo

Jorge Cruz-Aedo

Texas (TTA)
Chief Executive Officer at Corpus Christi RTA
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (956) 681-3500

Dave Rose

Dave Rose

Business Member Representative
Regional Sales Manager at Freedman Seating
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (574) 596-0304

Trisha Nolen

Trisha Nolen

Business Member Representative
Regional Sales Manager at Q'Straint/Sure-Lok
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (800) 987-9987

Mitchell Wolfe

Mitchell Wolfe

Business Member Representative
Director, Medical Sales at TripSpark
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (905) 629.8727 ext. 104793
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