Leadership

Chairman

Kim Grzywacz
CIT Signature Transportation

  • Set the agenda and chair all Women in Buses Council meetings;
  • Define and communicate the goals, roles and expectations of ABA and the Women in Buses Council to the Council members;
  • Monitor committee activity progress to ensure that the mission and responsibilities are fully achieved;
  • Serve as spokesperson, supporting and promoting the Council program and features to the Board of Directors and any group identified by ABA;
  • Maintain a proactive, visible and participatory role in the Council including public speaking and appearance obligations at Council events.

Term: Two Years

Past Chairman

Mary Young
Capitol Bus Lines

Term: Two Years

Membership Committee

Chairman: Janet JeBran, Trans-Bridge Lines
Vice Chairman: Antoinette Gonzales, Aries Charter Transportation

  • Participate in the development of benefits and features of the Council to provide tangible value to the members;
  • Develop member relations to identify potential new council members;
  • Work with ABA to maintain records of membership of the Council;
  • Create new member kits for welcoming members to the Council;
  • Publish an online membership directory with ABA to build networks;
  • Manage the leadership nomination process;
  • Serve as spokesperson, supporting and promoting the Council program and features to any group identified by Chairman and ABA;
  • Fulfill any additional requirements and appearances as deemed by ABA or the Chairman to ensure the success of this Council.

Term: Two Years

Marketing and Communications Committee

Chairman: Elizabeth Hall, John Hall's Alaska
Vice Chairman: Ryhan Cornell, ABC Companies
Tana Bartek, Trans-Bridge Lines

  • Participate in the development of house ads for promotion of Council membership and activities;
  • Work with ABA on Council story placement within ABA publications;
  • Create copy for Council website;
  • Publish an online membership directory with ABA to build networks;
  • Manage Council social media communication timeline;
  • Develop e-newsletter for Council members;
  • Serve as spokesperson, supporting and promoting the Council program and features to any group identified by Chairman and ABA;
  • Fulfill any additional requirements and appearances as deemed by ABA or the Chairman to ensure the success of this Council.

Term: Two Years

Committee Chairs

Executive Management

Chairman: Stacey Glazier, Fleet Transportation
Vice Chairman: Tracy Showman, Quest Coach

Operations & Maintenance

Chairman: Patricia Ziska, MCI

Travel, Tour & Charter

Chairman: Mimi Vielhauer, Express Transportation
Vice Chairman: Shaimila DeSarno, Open Loop New York

  • Set the agenda and chair all committee meetings;
  • Lead committee activity progress to ensure that the mission and responsibilities are fully achieved;
  • Identify educational needs of committee and work with ABA to schedule educational sessions;
  • Develop any resources deemed useful by committee in achieving the goals;
  • Provide updates for the e-newsletter for Council members;
  • Serve as spokesperson, supporting and promoting the Council program and features to any group identified by Chairman and ABA;
  • Fulfill any additional requirements and appearances as deemed by ABA or the Chairman to ensure the success of this Council.

Term: Two Years