Board of Trustees

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PARTA is governed by a 15 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); the townships of Ravenna (1) and Franklin (1); and the village of Brady Lake (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.

2015 Board Minutes

2016 Board Minutes


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

Rick Bissler, City of Kent, Board President

Dominic Bellino, Ravenna Township, Board Vice President

Jerry Beach, City of Ravenna

Marge Bjerregaard, City of Aurora

Richard Brockett, Northern Portage County

Peter Kenworthy, City of Kent

Jeff Childers, Southern Portage County

Brian Gray, City of Kent

David Gynn, Middle Portage County

Virginia Harris, City of Streetsboro

Timothy Lassan, Franklin Township

R.T. Mansfield, Brady Lake Village

Jeremy Moldvay, City of Streetsboro

Frank Vitale, City of Aurora

Karen Wise, City of Ravenna