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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.

Christine Hart Joins the NFTA Team

Christine Hart is our new Human Resources Benefits Coordinator. She comes to us from Niagara University with 26 years of human resources experience and will be responsible for all areas of employee benefits.

Monday, December 29, 2014

NFTA Transit Police Spread Joy to WNY Families

NFTA Transit Police Officers with
Tom Gualiardo, CEO, BBBS
Friday, December 23, Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Transit Police helped spread a bit of holiday cheer to five local families, covering 18 children, in Western New York. In the past few months, the officers collected over $2,000 in donations and worked with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Erie County to identify families of which they could provide special gifts for this year.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Santa visits Operator Michael Gray

Mike with the United Way's Heather Quigley
Santa came early this year to Metro operator Michael Gray. As a result of Mike’s generous support of the United Way campaign, he won a $1,000 gift card from Tops Friendly Markets.

His name was one of many drawn to receive prizes donated by local companies to support the United Way’s Challenge program. Mike is a seven year veteran, who operates from our Frontier facility.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A Breath of Fresh Air at the MTC

Tuesday, December 16, Annalise deZoete from the American Lung Association was on hand in our MTC concourse during South Park High's holiday musical performance to provide collateral materials and registration information to NFTA employees and interested passers-by for the ALA's 5th Annual Fight for Air Climb occurring Saturday, March 14, 2015.

Woman of Influence - Vicky-Marie Brunette

Nancy LaTulip, VP of Lakeshore Savings Bank, 
Kathleen Maxian, Pres.,WNY Ovarian Cancer Project
and Vicky-Marie Brunette
The NFTA’s Deputy General Counsel Vicky-Marie Brunette was honored this year by Business First as a Woman of Influence. The awards are given out each year, in a handful of categories, to help shine a spotlight on women doing remarkable work in our community.