Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling was elected as the new chair of Community Transit’s Board of Directors for 2019. Earling replaces Stanwood Mayor Leonard Kelley, who will remain on the board.
Earling is in his second stint on the Community Transit board, having served from 1992 to 2003 and 2012 to the present. Earling served as the board’s chair once before, in 1999. Earling also serves on the Sound Transit board.
Snohomish County Council Chair Terry Ryan was elected vice chair of the Community Transit board and Marysville Mayor John Nehring was elected secretary.
Community Transit’s Board of Directors is comprised of 10 members, nine of whom are elected officials from Snohomish County and the cities within the transit agency’s service district, as well as a labor representative elected by the agency’s bargaining units. There are five alternate board members. The board approves the budget and sets policy direction for the agency. To learn more about the Community Transit Board of Directors visit: www.communitytransit.org/board