Media releases

TriMet names new Executive Director of Transportation Operations

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Rachelle Glazier brings more than 16 years of railroad and transit industry experience to role overseeing all TriMet bus, rail and LIFT paratransit operations TriMet is proud to announce that Rachelle Glazier will join the agency as our Executive Director of Transportation Operations. Glazier will direct all operational activities for TriMet’s bus, MAX light rail, […]


The TriMet Board of Directors names Sam Desue, Jr. as General Manager

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Desue to become the first Black leader of Oregon’s largest transit agency in its 51-year history and brings more than 27 years of transportation experience to role TriMet’s Board of Directors has named Sam Desue, Jr., as the new general manager to lead Oregon’s largest transit provider. Desue, who currently serves as the interim General […]


TriMet Board of Directors General Manager Search Committee to meet in executive session

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*UPDATED TO REFLECT NEW DATE AND TIME The TriMet Board General Manager Search Committee will hold an executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.  The executive session is closed to the public. Representatives of the news media may attend the executive session pursuant […]


Two new members bring more diversity to TriMet’s Board of Directors

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New directors include Oregon’s first Dreamer-status attorney along with an expert in criminal justice and civil rights The TriMet Board of Directors welcomes two new members. Dr. LaVerne Lewis and Eun Hyung “Thomas” Kim were nominated by Oregon Governor Kate Brown. The Oregon Senate confirmed their appointments today, March 4, 2021. Dr. Lewis and Kim […]


TriMet’s Board of Directors appoints interim General Manager

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Interim GM to lead TriMet while Board conducts search for agency’s next leader TriMet’s Board of Directors has appointed Sam Desue, Jr. as interim General Manager of the transit agency. Desue is the current Chief Operating Officer and will assume the role of interim GM on March 6, 2021. The Board made the appointment during […]


TriMet Board of Directors General Manager Search Committee to meet in executive session

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The TriMet Board General Manager Search Committee will hold an executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.  The executive session is closed to the public. Representatives of the news media may attend the executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(4) but are specifically directed […]


TriMet lanza una amplia iniciativa para informar sobre la búsqueda del próximo Gerente General de la agencia por parte de la Mesa Directiva

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Encuesta en línea, sesiones de audiencia virtuales, período abierto para comentarios y más oportunidades para dar su opinión están  planificadas para reunir diversas perspectivas TriMet quiere escuchar a los usuarios y a los miembros de la comunidad mientras lanzamos un amplio esfuerzo de participación que ayudará a guiar la búsqueda de nuestro próximo gerente general. […]


TriMet launches extensive engagement to help inform Board of Directors’ search for the agency’s next general manager

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Online survey, virtual listening sessions, open comment period and more feedback opportunities planned to gather diverse perspectives TriMet wants to hear from riders and community members as we launch an extensive engagement effort that will help guide the search for our next general manager. General Manager Doug Kelsey will retire in March 2021. The TriMet […]


TriMet Board of Directors General Manager Search Committee to meet in executive session

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Due to the extreme storm and power outages, this meeting was moved to Thursday, Feb. 18 The TriMet Board General Manager Search Committee will hold an executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.  The executive session is closed to the public. Representatives of […]