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, handicapped, 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.
|Margaret Buchman-Garcia||Senior Transit Rider|
|Lynn Downum-Hanzal||Local Social Service Provider for the Disabled|
|Allen Norris||Disabled Transit Rider|
|Christine Bobbitt||Local Social Service Provider for Seniors|
|Anthony Alves||Local Transit Operator, National Express|
|Artis Smith||Local Consolidated Transportation Service Agency, The Bus|
|Vacant||Local Social Service Transportation Provider for the Disabled|
|Linda Dash||Local Service Provider for Persons of Limited Means|
|Norma Cardens||Local Service Provider for Persons of Limited Means|
|Diane Mejia||Transit Rider|
|Vacant||Local Social Service Provider for the Disabled|
|Natalia Austin||MCAG Staff |
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval at the subsequent meeting.
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, the handicapped, and persons of limited means. In appointing council members, the transportation planning agency shall strive to attain geographic and minority representation among council members.