VTA Interim General Manager and CEO Evelynn Tran. Source: VTA
Before a key workshop on Friday, an interim General Manager will be voted for confirmation. The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will confirm Evelynn Tran as its interim General Manager and CEO. If confirmed, she will replace Nuria L. Fernandez, who resigned from VTA on Tuesday to accept a deputy administrator post at the Federal Transit Administration.
After the confirmation vote, the VTA Board Of Directors will have a workshop to discuss how funding for 2016 Measure B sales tax will be spent for the next ten years. Read more and learn how you can tell the VTA Board to preserve funding for bus and light rail service in Friday morning’s workshop.
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Group founder & CEO Eugene Bradley.
The following is what I have to say regarding Nuria L. Fernandez resigning from VTA yesterday to accept a post at the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
Note that this is NOT group position. Just my hot take on this matter. Check it out…
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Former VTA General Manager and CEO Nuria L. Fernandez. Photo courtesy VTA.
Nuria L. Fernandez is no longer with VTA. San Jose Spotlight is reporting that Ms. Fernandez has accepted a Deputy Administrator position with the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA). Read the story – featuring Ms. Fernandez’ resignation letter to VTA – here.
The same story reports that Evelyn Tran has been promoted to interim CEO at VTA. Ms. Tran will serve as General Manager and CEO while a national search takes place for Fernandez’ replacement.
On behalf of the Silicon Valley Transit Users, I wish Ms. Fernandez good luck in her future endeavors at the FTA in Washington, DC.
Given Ms. Fernandez’ resignation, who do you think should be VTA’s new General Manager and CEO?
What do you want to see (more of) in Ms. Fernandez’ replacement?
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Founder & CEO, Silicon Valley Transit Users