The board of directors is the governing body of the association, responsible for the direction of the management of the association. The board has full power only by consensus (majority vote of a quorum in most cases) to act for the membership on behalf of the association and shall have full power for all necessary action desirable to conduct the business of the association consistent with the current bylaws.


The NorthEast Passenger Transportation Association (NEPTA) Officers and Directors are voted on by the membership at the NEPTA Annual Meeting. The NEPTA Nominating Committee presented the following slate to serve as the 2019 NEPTA Executive and Directors. The slate was voted unanimously at the NEPTA Annual Dinner Meeting November 29, 2018.

Proposed Slate of NEPTA Officers and Directors 2020 to be voted by members on December 5, 2019

President: Michael Whitten, Manchester Transit Authority                                                                 Brian Mullarney, Atlantic Detroit Diesel

Vice President: DJ Gonzalez, Greater Hartford Transit District                                                            Michael Orsene, Peter Pan Bus Lines

Treasurer: Roger Mencarini, Rhode Island Public Transit Authority                                                    Camille Pattison, Nashua Transit System

Secretary: Tim Hegarty, Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority/ First Transit                            William T. Pellegrine, MBTA

Lori Brann, Maine Department of Transportation                                                                              John Savage, Nashua Transit System

Harry Rodney Carpenter, Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach                                                           Vicki L. Shotland, Greater Hartford Transit District

Sandra Clarey, McMahon Associates, Inc.                                                                                          David Sturdy, Cummins

David Delforte, Shepard Bros., Inc.

James Gallagher, Bus Stuf, Inc.

David Marchitello, Camira

Brian Maroney, Green Mountain Community Network dba Green Mtn. Express

Thomas V. McCaughey, Flagship Trailways

2018 Executive Board and Board of Directors 


Michael Whitten

Executive Director
Manchester Transit Authority
Manchester, NH

Vice President

Domingo (DJ) Gonzalez

Operations Administrator
Greater Hartford Transit District
Hartford, CT



Roger Mencarini

Director of Procurement
Rhode Island Public Transit Authority
Providence, RI




Tim Hegarty

General Manager

Merrimack Valley Area Transportation/ First Transit
Haverhill, MA

Board of Directors


Donna Baker

(Board of Director Member Vermont Representative)
Green Mountain Community Network, Inc. dba Green Mtn. Express
Bennington, VT

Harry Rodney Carpenter

(Board of Director Maine Representative)
Deputy Director
Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach Transit (d.b.a. ShuttleBus-Zoom)
Biddeford, ME

Sandra Clarey

(Board of Director Member)
Project Manager
McMahon Associates, Inc.
Boston, MA

David Delforte

(Board of Director Member)
Shepard Bros., Inc.
Canandaigua, NY

James Gallagher

(Board of Director Member)
Vice President
Bus Stuf, Inc.
Bethlehem, PA

Frank Doherty 

(Board of Director Member)
VP Transportation
Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc.
Springfield, MA

David Marchitello

(Board of Director Member)
Transportation Products Sales & Service Representing Camira Fabrics
Irwin, PA

Lori Brann

Transit Supervisor

Maine Department of Transportation

Augusta, Maine


Thomas V McCaughey

(Board of Director Member)
Flagship Trailways
Cranston, RI


Brian J. Mullarney

(Board of Director Member)
Territory Manager
Stewart & Stevenson Power Products, LLC - Atlantic Division
Middletown, CT

Camille Pattison

(Board of Director Member New Hampshire Representative)
Transportation Manager
Nashua Transit System
Nashua, NH

William T. Pellegrine, Jr.

(Board of Director Member)
Supervisor of Heavy Rail Maintenance
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
South Boston, MA
United States


Vicki L Shotland

(Board of Director Member Connecticut Representative)
Executive Director
Greater Hartford Transit District
Hartford, CT

David Sturdy

(Board of Director Member)
Account Executive
Nashville, TN

The NorthEast Passenger Transportation Association (NEPTA) is a non-profit association of passenger transportation professionals in the public and private sectors.

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