Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) today announced that Karen Troxell has joined the transit advocacy organization as Program and Membership Manager. In this capacity, she will be responsible for managing day-to-day programming and membership activities, overseeing social media channels and developing website content.
Troxell brings experience in sustainability and advocating for public transit access. For two years, she served as the Commute Trip Reduction Coordinator at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash, where she advocated for sustainable transportation use among staff, faculty and students. There, she organized events, workshops, and webinars to educate university employees on commute-related resources – focusing primarily on public transportation – and developed educational campaigns and resources for students and employees. Her background also includes serving as an environmental communications assistant at Michigan State University and working as a Medicaid Billing Coordinator and Compliance Officer in Spokane. Troxell holds a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Cultures and Politics from Michigan State University. She currently resides in St. Louis City.
“We are excited to welcome Karen to our team,” said Kimberly Cella, executive director of Citizens for Modern Transit. “Her background and experience will play a key role as we continue our work of championing and advocating for public transit access in an effort to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life in the St. Louis region.”