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Nominations for APTA Officers and Directors

Nominations are now closed. 


APTA Leadership
APTA is led by its President & CEO, along with the Senior Leadership Team.

Board of Directors
The APTA Board of Directors is the governing body of the association. The individuals that preside on the APTA Board of Directors are elected and appointed by APTA members to oversee the management of the association. Elections are held each fall during APTA's annual business meeting, and nominations typically open in June of each year.

Executive Committee
The APTA Executive Committee is comprised of individuals who are elected by APTA members to act on behalf of the APTA Board of Directors, when the board is not in session.

APTA Committees
APTA committees are structured to provide interaction among members in a wide range of transit disciplines. The committee members deal with the issues and challenges affecting their area of expertise within the industry, and devise strategies, plans, and programs aimed at upgrading the state-of-the-art generally and information exchange specifically.

Governance Documents

The bylaws, last revised on May 7, 2017, outline rules for the operation of APTA, covering topics such as membership requirements, meetings, dues, officers, and elections.

APTA Standards of Business Practice
APTA is intended as a forum for the public transportation industry, as a whole, to consider, advocate, share information, and reach consensus wherever possible on the issues facing the industry. To effectively accomplish this purpose, members must be free to voice their opinions without threat of disparagement, mockery, or derision.

Diversity Plan
APTA defines diversity as the inclusion of differences and similarities from all categories of members and covers such areas as disability, gender, age, ethnicity, and geographic origin, size of transit property or business member organization, all of which contribute to the fulfillment of APTA's mission.

Board Approved Policies
APTA policies pertaining to attendance, conduct, procurement, travel, and many other areas of concern to an APTA Board member.

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for 2015-2019
The 2015-2019 APTA Strategic Plan was developed through an open dialogue with the APTA membership from January through October of 2014 and was formally adopted by the APTA Board of Directors on December 5, 2014. The plan outlines the many challenges and opportunities facing the APTA membership in the next five years, and how APTA will support its members in meeting these challenges and leveraging the opportunities ahead.

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