Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors

The RTA was created by the Michigan Legislature through Public Act No. 387 of 2012. A 10-member board that is appointed for three-year terms by the county executives of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties, the chair of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, the Mayor of Detroit, and the Governor of Michigan governs it. The Governor’s appointee serves as chair, without a vote.
 
Statute
 
Members
*Paul Hillegonds - Chair
Governor Representative
Term expiring 3/31/19
 
Alma Wheeler Smith
Washtenaw County Representative
 
Liz Gerber
Washtenaw County Representative
 
Freman Hendrix
City of Detroit Representative
 
Mark Gaffney
Wanye County Representative
 
Sonya Mays
Wanye County Representative
 
Roy Rose
Macomb County Representative
 
Donald Morandini
Macomb County Representative
 
Chuck Moss
Oakland County Representative
 
Timothy Soave
Oakland County Representative
 
*Appointed by the Governor