February 21, 2024
Shawn M. Donaghy. Picture credit score: mail.c-tran.com/

The North County Transit District board on Thursday unanimously accepted Shawn M. Donaghy because the company’s new prime govt.

Donaghy will take over for Paul Ballard, who served in an interim capability upon the retirement of long-time Government Director Matthew O. Tucker.

“Mr. Donaghy has the expertise and management qualities essential to handle a novel transit company similar to NCTD that features bus, hybrid rail and heavy rail,” board Chair Jewel Edson mentioned in a press release. “We discover ourselves at a crucial juncture at NCTD as we proceed to transform our fleets to zero emissions, pursue redevelopment initiatives and guarantee a state of fine restore for our belongings and infrastructure.”

Donaghy will assume the position of NCTD’s CEO on March 1, 2024.

In response to the company, the appointment follows a four-month, nationwide search. Most lately, Donaghy was CEO of C-TRAN in Vancouver, Wash.

“I’m honored to have the assist of the NCTD board and for this distinctive alternative,” he mentioned. “With the assistance of NCTD’s superb group, I’m excited to perform the targets set earlier than us that can assist the communities of North County.

Earlier than C-TRAN, he served as chief working officer and vice chairman for Trinity Metro in Texas and chief operations officer for the Southwest Ohio Regional Transportation Authority in Ohio.

– Metropolis Information Service