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: esnoddy@swta.org
Phone: (817) 295-3663


Board Members

Gary Thomas

Gary Thomas

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

Jeff Arndt

Jeff Arndt

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

Susan Duffy

Susan Duffy

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

Ken Savage

Ken Savage

Immediate Past President
Transit Director at Fort Smith Public Transit
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (479) 783-6464

Angie Gilliam

Angie Gilliam

Director At Large
Transportation Director at Chickasaw Nation
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (580) 436-2603x62310

Laura Corff

Laura Corff

Director At Large
Transit Director at Cimarron Public Transit System
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

Katrina Heineking

Katrina Heineking

Arizona (AZTA)
General Manager at Veolia Transdev
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (602) 229-4700

Joel Gardner

Joel Gardner

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

Will Jones

Will Jones

Colorado (CASTA) Co-Representative
Transit Manager at City of Greeley
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (970) 350-9751

Amber Blake

Amber Blake

Colorado (CASTA) Co-Representative
Multi Modal Administrator at City of Durango
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (970) 375-4949

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

Anthony Mortillaro

Anthony Mortillaro

New Mexico (NMPTA)
Executive Director at North Central Regional Transit District
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (505) 629-4713

Steven Spradling

Steven Spradling

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

Robert (Rob) Stephens

Robert (Rob) Stephens

Texas (TTA)
General Manager at Ez Rider, Midland-Odessa
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (254) 750-1900

Sonny Gordon

Sonny Gordon

Business Member Representative
Central Region Sales Manager at MobileView UTC Climate, Control & Security
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (616) 558-8905

Brent Roy

Brent Roy

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

Merlin Maley

Merlin Maley

Business Member Representative
Associate Principal, Western Region Transit Director at RNL Design
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (303) 575-8497