Board of Trustees

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PARTA is governed by a 14 member Board of Trustees appointed by the political subdivisions creating the Authority: the cities of Aurora (2), Kent (3), Streetsboro (2), and Ravenna (2); Portage County (3 – northern, middle and southern); and the townships of Ravenna (1) and Franklin (1).

Trustees so appointed serve in a voluntary capacity and serve staggered three-year terms beginning July 1 of the year appointed.

Board meetings are public and are regularly scheduled to occur on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., unless otherwise publicized. Standing Committees of the Board also are public and meet monthly or as needed. Board and committee meetings are held at the PARTA offices at 2000 Summit Rd., Kent, unless otherwise publicized.

2019 Board Meeting Schedule 

2019 Finance Committee Meeting Schedule

2019 Board Minutes

2019 Board Packets 

January 2019
February 2019
March 2019
April 2019
May 2019
June 2019
July 2019

2018 Board Minutes

2018 Board Packets

January 2018
February 2018
March 2018
May 2018
July 2018
August 2018
October 2018
December 2018


2017 Board Minutes

2017 Board Packets

July 2017
August 2017
September 2017
October 2017
November 2017
December 2017

Below is a list of PARTA’s current Board of Trustees

Rick Bissler, City of Kent, Board President

David Gynn, Middle Portage County, Board Vice President

Jeremy Moldvay, City of Streetsboro, Temporary Presiding Officer

Marge Bjerregaard, City of Aurora

Richard Brockett, Northern Portage County

Jeff Childers, Southern Portage County

Debbie Davison, City of Ravenna

Brian Gray, City of Kent

Morgan Tipton, City of Kent

Virginia Harris, City of Streetsboro

Timothy Lassan, Franklin Township

Frank Vitale, City of Aurora

Karen Wise, City of Ravenna

Mike Lewis, Ravenna Township