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

Kristen Joyner

Kristen Joyner

Executive Consultant & Trainer at South West Transit Association
Email: swta@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

Joel Gardner

Joel Gardner

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

Kendra McGeady

Kendra McGeady

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

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

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Director At Large

Email: swta@swta.org

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)
Administrator at CYMPO
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

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

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 Inc.
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: 580-371-2352

Mario Delgado

Mario Delgado

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

Richard Maxwell

Richard Maxwell

Business Member Representative
Director of Transit at Pavlov Agency
Email: swta@swta.org
Phone: (817) 546-8358

Andrew Ittigson

Andrew Ittigson

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

Lonnie Blaydes

Lonnie Blaydes

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