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William McDonald

Mr. McDonald has spent more than 40 years in the public and not for profit service industries. He currently works as a consultant to the United Way of Greater Rochester and other Human Service Agencies in program development and strategic planning.

Mr. McDonald earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from State University of New York and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree from University of Detroit.

Marla Pantano
Vice Chairperson

Ms. Pantano is a seasoned healthcare executive leader with a passion to improve the health care system to work more effectively for patients and providers. She currently serves as President of CarePartners of Connecticut, a Medicare Advantage Plan serving Connecticut.

Stephen Martin

Mr. Martin is a veteran of the Financial Services industry, serving the Pittsburgh community and beyond in his years with PNC Bank. Prior to his retirement, he served as a PNC Business Segment CFO and previously Director, Corporate Insurance Operations.

Reginald (Rex) Knowlton

Mr. Knowlton has been involved with the transportation community for over 40 years and is an industry expert in non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT). Rex is the Principal of Knowlton Advisors, the CFO of Community Transportation Association of America and the Treasurer of the Board of World Mission of the Moravian Church.

David L. White

Mr. White is the President, CEO and Founder of CTS. He founded CTS in September 1997 as a not-for-profit corporation to enhance coordination of transportation services for transportation disadvantaged individuals and communities. Under his leadership, the company has grown to provide services throughout New England and the mid-Atlantic states with a staff of 200 dedicated transportation management professionals.

Mr. White received a Master’s degree in Public Administration of Urban Affairs from The American University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree from Washington and Jefferson College.

Dr. Linda Marc

Dr. Marc is a Harvard-educated social epidemiologist who has spent the last 20 years working in the HIV/AIDS sector. She currently serves as the National Implementation Director at the Fenway Institute.

Jay Gonzalez

Mr. Gonzalez has more than 20 years of public and private sector leadership and legal experience, including executive leadership roles in state government and health care. He is currently engaged as a Partner in the Hinckley Allen law firm.

Mr. Gonzalez earned a Juris Doctor Law degree from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College.

Robert Koska

Mr. Koska is an expert in the community transportation industry and served as the Director of Local Programs and Minibus Support in NJ TRANSIT’S Department of Capital Planning and Programs prior to his retirement. He was employed at NJ TRANSIT for over 31 years.

Mr. Koska received a Master’s degree in Planning and Policy Development from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University.

Dr. Beverly Ward, Ph.D.

Dr. Ward’s career encompasses transportation, public administration and anthropology to bring a unique perspective on transportation and community. She is the principal at BWG Associates, LLC and a former United We Ride Coordinate Ambassador for Federal Transit Administration Region 1.

Dr. Ward received a Ph.D. in Applied Anthropology with a minor in Public Administration from the University of South Florida, a Master’s in Public Administration of Urban Planning and Design and Organizational Management from the University of Alabama Birmingham, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Fillm/Drama from Vassar College.

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