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Alexandria Transit Company — Board Vacancy Announcement | News Release | City of Alexandria

The Alexandria Transit Company (ATC) is seeking applicants to fill one vacancy on the Alexandria Transit Company Board of Directors. All applicants must complete a Board Member Application Form and return it to the Board Secretary at Alexandria Transit Company Administration by Friday, December 23, 2016.  Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

 

The board will take into consideration the applicant’s work background, years of residency in the City of Alexandria, past and present involvement in community service, civic groups, and other boards and commissions, the extent to which they use or have used transit services, their interest in transit and transportation issues, related skills that they may bring to the board, and the area of the City that they reside with respect to the present board makeup. Being a DASH rider is helpful, but not required.

 

The ATC Board of Directors consists of nine members; elected annually by the Stockholders. Your appointment is for a period of one year. There are currently no term limits. Members of the Board of Directors serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for expenses incurred for any meetings attended outside of the City of Alexandria. Members are entitled to an annual DASH Pass.

 

The Board of Directors meets regularly on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., for approximately two hours. There may be additional special meetings held three to four times a year, such as, budget work sessions; annual meeting of the Stockholders and work sessions with City Council; and public hearings on the annual Transit Development Program (TDP) and route, schedule, or fare changes.

 

Persons interested in serving on the Board can obtain a Board Member Application Form by contacting: ATC Secretary at 703-746-5637 or by email at marlene.stevens@alexandriava.gov.

 

Alexandria Transit Company

Administration Office, 2nd floor

3000 Business Center Drive

Alexandria, VA  22314

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