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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Congratulations Dawn Skimmer

NFTA’s Finance and Administration Department welcomes a familiar face - Dawn Skimmer. Dawn has recently been promoted to the position of Senior Administrative Assistant to Chief Financial Officer, John T. Cox, after working in the Grants Department for two years. Her new responsibilities include preparing Audit and Governance Committee reports, handling Freedom of Information Act requests as well as general administrative duties to support smooth communication between the CFO’s office and other authority business centers.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Cathy Schwab Joins Accounting

Cathy Schwab joins the NFTA as its new Senior Account Clerk. Her responsibilities will include tasks related to the processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable. Prior to this, Cathy worked in the Accounting division at Nabisco/Kraft plant in Niagara Falls for over 20 years.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Welcome Jo Anne Sattelberg to the NFTA

Jo Anne Sattelberg joins the NFTA as our new Metro Data Entry Accounts Payable Clerk. Formerly, Jo Anne spent 17 years at Syracuse Community Health Center working in Accounts Payable, and most recently she spent two years at Raymour and Flanigan.

Friday, February 6, 2015

ECC Nursing Student Comes to the Aid of Injured Woman

Ashley Schanley between Chief Gast and Kimberley Minkel
There’s something to be said about being “in the right place at the right time.” But it’s what you do at that moment that really matters.  Ashley Schanley made the most of her “moment”when she came to the aid of an 86 year old woman who had fallen while riding the escalator at the Allen-Medical Campus Metro Rail station.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Welcome Patricia Wiseman to the NFTA

Patricia B. Wiseman joins NFTA as the new Superintendent of Special Services. She comes to us with over 20 years of experience working with the developmentally disabled as well as with senior citizens.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

New Cars on the Block

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As of 1 p.m. January 23 automobiles are back on the 600 block of Main St. sharing the road with Metro Rail, reversing restrictions that began in 1979. The 700 block was revised in 2009, and construction on the 500 block is underway, continuing a push to return cars to all of Main St.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Metro’s new Deputy Director - James Morrell

James Morrell is Metro’s new Deputy Director of Public Transit. Previously serving as the Manager of Service Planning, James has been with Metro for more than a quarter century. He will not have a steep learning curve.