|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
||Alisa T. Jackson
|Jan. 31, 2017
MARTA Board of Directors Adds Four New Members
MARTA Board of Directors added four new board members in January.
The Fulton County Commission appointed Alicia
Ivey, president of Goldbergs Concession Services, to represent South Fulton
County. Al Pond, who serves as
chairman of the board for Pond and Company, was selected by North Fulton Mayors
for his appointment to represent North Fulton.
Thomas Worthy, vice president of government and
external affairs for Piedmont Healthcare, was appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to
serve on the board. Worthy is the first gubernatorial appointment to the MARTA
Board as initiated in HB 213. Russell McMurry, commissioner for the Georgia
Department of Transportation and Chris Tomlinson, executive director for the
Georgia Regional Transportation Authority/State Road and Tolls Authority remain
as ex-officio State appointees to the board.
DeKalb Mayors appointed former Decatur Mayor Bill Floyd as its DeKalb County board representative. DeKalb County
has three additional appointments to the MARTA board. DeKalb’s current board
members will continue to serve on the board until appointments are made.
County Commissioners confirmed their two appointees serving on the board. Also,
the City of Atlanta must confirm their three appointees.
meeting for the MARTA Board of Directors is Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at
1:30 p.m. at MARTA HQ, 2424 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, Ga. 30324.
For more information about MARTA, visit www.itsmarta.com.