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American Public Transportation Association

 Executive Committee

The APTA Executive Committee is comprised of members who are elected to serve as the decision making body of the board of directors, with authority on all matters involving the management and performance oversight of the Association and its leadership.

2018-2019 Officers


  David M. Stackrow Sr.
  Board Member
​  Capital District Transportation Authority
  Albany, NY

  David M. Stackrow Sr. is a board member of the Capital District Transportation Authority in Albany, NY and current Chair of the    American    Public Transportation Association (APTA). Stackrow was appointed to the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) Board in 1995, serving as board chair during three different terms. He has also served as vice chair and secretary of the board, as well as chair of the governance committee. 


Stackrow is a managing partner at Scott, Stackrow & Co., where he has worked since 1986 and is responsible for the general oversight of firm operations, quality control of accounting/audit services, and strategic planning. 

In 2010, he became an active member of APTA, and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2014, and the Executive Committee in 2016. He is chair of APTA’s Strategic Plan Steering Committee and is the immediate past chair of APTA’s Transit Board Members Committee. He also is active in many APTA committees to include: Finance, Mid-Size Operations, Legislative, Human Resources, Member Services, and the Diversity Council. He participates in several APTA task forces as well. 

CDTA is a recipient of APTA’s Outstanding Mid-Sized Public Transportation Award for its innovative board. Stackrow is a 2009 recipient of APTA’s Outstanding Public Transportation Board Member of the Year. 

A graduate of La Salle Institute and Siena College, Stackrow is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the NYS Society of CPAs. He is the recipient of La Salle Institute’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. 

He is a lifelong resident of Rensselaer County where he lives with his wife, Karen (Rosenberger) Stackrow, and their two children, Michael and Kathryn.

Vice Chair

  Nuria I. Fernandez.
  General Manager
  Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
  San Jose, CA 


Immediate Past Chair

  Nat FordNathaniel P. Ford, Sr.
  Chief Executive Officer
  Jacksonville Transportation Authority
  Jacksonville, FL


2018-2019 Members-at-Large

Dorval Carter

Doug Allen
Chief Executive Officer
Virginia Railway Express
Alexandria, VA

Commuter Rail CEOs Subcommittee Representative


Dorval Carter

Dorval R. Carter, Jr.
Chicago Transit Authority
Chicago, IL

At-Large Member

Dorval Carter

Francis "Buddy" Coleman
Chief Customer Officer
Clever Devices
Woodbury, NY

Top 10 Business Member Representative

  Frederick L. Daniels, Jr.
  Treasurer, Board of Directors
  Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
  Atlanta, GA 

  At-Large Transit Board Member​

  David A. Genova
  General Manger and CEO
  Regional Transportation District
  Denver, CO

  Top 10 Transit Agencies Representative 

  Huelon A. Harrison
  Legacy Resource Group
  Dallas, TX

  At-Large Business Member 

  Carol Herrera
  Board Member
  Foothill Transit
  West Coniva, CA

  Transit Board Member Committee Representative

  Kevin J. Holzendorf
  Board Member
  Jacksonville Transportation Authority
  Jacksonville, FL

  At-Large Transit Board Member 

  Karen H. King
  Chief Executive Officer
  Golden Empire Transit District
  Bakersfield, CA

  Bus & Paratransit CEOs Committee Representative 

  Jeanne Krieg
  Chief Executive Officer
  Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority
  antioch, CA

  At-Large Member 

  Thomas Lambert
  President & CEO
  Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
  Houston, TX

  Rail Transit CEOs Subcommittee Representative 

Mitchell  Adelee Marie Le Grand
  Chief Strategy Officer, VP Transit Planning
  Regional Transit Authority
  New Orleans, LA

  At-Large Member

  J​ack Martinson
  Vice President/Customer Director
  ALSTOM Transportation Inc.
  New York, NY

t-Large Business Member
  Diana C. Mendes
  Mid-Atlantic Div. President & Nat'l Transit/Rail Market Sector Leader​
  HNTB Corporation
  Arlington, VA

  Legislative Committee Chair
  Brad J. Miller
  Chief Executive Officer
  Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
  St. Petersburg, FL​

  Mid-Size Operations Committee Representative
  Greg PercyGreg Percy

   Chief Operating Officer
   Metrolinx (GO Transit)
   Toronto, ON 

   Canadian Members Representative

  Allan Pollock
  General Manager/CEO
  Salem-Keizer Transit
  Salem, OR

  Small Operations Committee Representative 

Leanne P. Redden
Executive Director
Regional Transportation Authority
Chicago, IL

Legacy System Representative

sedoryk  William T. Thomsen
  President & CEO
  Urban Engineers of New York, P.C.
  New York, NY

  At-Large Business Member

Wharton  Jeffrey Wharton
  IMPulse NC LLC
  Mount Olive, NC

  Business Member Board of Governors Representative

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