Social Services Transportation Advisory Council

About the Council

The purpose of the Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) is to solicit the input of transit-dependent and transit disadvantaged persons, including the elderly, persons with disabilities, low income persons, and youths regarding transit needs in Merced County. The SSTAC is convened annually, at minimum, for the Unmet Transit Needs process as required by the Transportation Development Act.

Council Members

Gayle Miller
Senior Transit Rider
Lynn Downum-Hanzal
Local Social Service Provider for Persons with Disabilities
Allen Norris
Transit Rider With a Disability
Wendy CampbellLocal Social Service Provider for Seniors
TBDLocal Transit Operator, First Transit
Christine ChavezLocal Consolidated Transportation Service Agency, The Bus
Carrie Pitcock-Quirarte
Local Social Service Transportation Provider for Persons with Disabilities
Linda Dash
Local Service Provider for Persons of Limited Means
Norma Cardona
Local Service Provider for Persons of Limited Means
Diane Mejia
Transit Rider
Marty ChristmanTransit Rider
Chante Dobbins
Local Social Service Transportation Provider for Seniors
Natalia Austin
MCAG Staff

 Agendas & Minutes 
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval at the subsequent meeting.

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Appointments  

Members of the SSTAC shall be appointed by the transportation planning agency which shall recruit candidates for appointment from a broad representation of social service and transit providers representing the elderly, persons with disabilities and persons of limited means. In appointing council members, the transportation planning agency shall strive to attain geographic and minority representation among council members.

If you are interested in being appointed to the SSTAC, please fill out the application (PDF) and deliver to MCAG or email Natalia Austin.

Documents

More Information

Visit the Unmet Transit Needs Page