Citizens for Modern Transit elects new board members at Annual Meeting

AMwelcomeThe Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) membership unanimously elected Terry Briggs, Director of Communications for Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust; Karin Hagaman, Director of Project Development with Cortex Innovations Community; and Jennifer Obertino, Vice-President and Operations Manager of the Missouri-Kansas Operations for URS Corporation to three-year terms on the board at CMT’s 30th Annual Meeting on Sept. 12, 2014. CMT Board members elected to an additional 3 year term include Katie Forster, Crotzer & Ormsby LLC, and James Fredericks, Polsinelli.

“CMT is very lucky to add these four individuals to the Board of Directors. Their collective experience with transportation, development, policy and community relations will be an asset to the organization as we move forward. I look forward to working with them to move transit forward in the St. Louis region,” said Kim Cella, CMT Executive Director.

Obertino Jennifer

New CMT Board member Jennifer Obertino with URS

New CMT Board member Terry Briggs, Director of Communications for Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust

New CMT Board member Terry Briggs, Director of Communications for Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust

New officers elected to the CMT Board of Directors

New CMT Board member Karin Hagaman, Cortex

New CMT Board member Karin Hagaman, Cortex

In addition to the new board members, new officers were elected to one-year terms on the CMT Executive Committee:

Rose Windmiller, Chair, Washington University

Nancy E. Cross, Vice-Chair, SEIU Local 1

Jim Fredericks, Vice-Chair, Polsinelli

Len Toenjes, Vice-Chair, AGC St. Louis

June McCallister Fowler, Secretary, BJC Healthcare

Nicole Young, Treasurer, Lions CSG

Mark Vogl, At-Large, Great Rivers Greenway

Don C. Musick, III, Past Chair, Musick Construction Company

 

Citizens for Modern Transit is a not-for-profit organization in St. Louis whose mission is to expand the light rail system in order to build more sustainable, accessible communities in the region. www.cmt-stl.org.