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LTD narrows its finalists for GM to three

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Lane Transit District
From left: David G. Trimble, Deputy General Manager, Salem Area Mass Transit District (Cherriots) of Salem; Amy Cummings, Statewide Planning Manager, Parametrix, Reno, Nevada; and Jameson T. Auten, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, in Missouri

Lane Transit District’s Board of Directors has chosen three finalists for General Manager of LTD. Next week, they’ll meet with employees, community members, and stakeholders in Eugene and Springfield.

The finalists include public transit executives from Salem and Kansas City, as well as a transportation planner from Reno, Nevada.

The finalists are Jameson T. Auten, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, in Missouri; Amy Cummings, Statewide Planning Manager, Parametrix, Reno, Nevada; and David G. Trimble, Deputy General Manager, Salem Area Mass Transit District (Cherriots) of Salem.

On Tuesday, there will be a community forum on zoom. It’s from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Attendees must register in advance.

The LTD Board of Directors will meet with the finalists all day on Wednesday, May 25.

The Board will make their decision by June 30th.

Rachael McDonald is KLCC’s former News Director. Rachael has a BA in English from the University of Oregon. She started out in public radio as a newsroom volunteer at KLCC in 2000. After reporting for the Northwest News Network and KAZU, Rachael returned to KLCC in 2007 as Morning Edition host and a general assignment reporter covering politics, the environment, education, and the arts. She was hired as KLCC News Director in 2018. Rachael departed KLCC in June, 2022.