Staff

Kristen Joyner

Kristen Joyner

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

Kary Hughes

Kary Hughes

Executive Administrative Assistant at South West Transit Association
Email: khughes@swta.org
Phone: (817) 295-3663

Elise Manion

Elise Manion

Marketing & Communications Specialist at South West Transit Association
Email: emanion@swta.org
Phone: (817) 295-3663


Board Members

Jeff Arndt

Jeff Arndt

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

Susan Duffy

Susan Duffy

Vice Chair
General Manager at Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (785) 730-8610

Joel Gardner

Joel Gardner

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

Gary Thomas

Gary Thomas

Immediate Past President
President/Executive Director at Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (214) 749-2544

Bruce Morrow

Bruce Morrow

Director At Large
Transportation Manager at Cottonwood Area Transit
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (928) 340-2755

Laura Corff

Laura Corff

Director At Large
at United Community Action Program, Inc.
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (580) 718-0444

Michelle Horne

Michelle Horne

State DOT Member
Public Transportation Director at Louisiana DOTD
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: 225-379-3057

Steve Hogan

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Arizona (AZTA)
Vice President at WSP USA
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (480) 921-6864

Adam Waddell

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

David Averill

David Averill

Colorado (CASTA)
Executive Director at San Miguel Authority for Regional Transportation
Email: swta@swta.org

R. E. "Tuck" Duncan

R. E.

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

Dinero Washington

Dinero Washington

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

Philo Shelton

Philo Shelton

New Mexico (NMTA)
Director-Atomic City Transit at Los Alamos County Public Works
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (505) 662-8106

Steven Spradling

Steven Spradling

Oklahoma (OTA)
Director, Parking and Transportation Services at Oklahoma State University
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: 405-744-6525

Mario Delgado

Mario Delgado

Texas (TTA)
Transit Director at City of McAllen
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (956) 681-3500

Brent Roy

Brent Roy

Business Member Representative
Transit Sales at Creative Bus Sales
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (682) 808-9830

Andrew Ittigson

Andrew Ittigson

Business Member Representative
Project Manager/Senior Transit Planner at AECOM
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (972) 788-1000

Lonnie Blaydes

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Business Member Representative
Senior Advisor at Herzog Transit Services Inc
Email: swta@swta.org