STAR Transit is a Texas Rural Public Transportation District and Governmental Entity organized and existing under Chapter 458 of the Texas Transportation Code.
STAR Transit now has an open Board of Directors position. Place 6 on the Board of Directors has an unexpired partial term ending August 31, 2022.
Under our current ByLaws, this open nomination process is open to citizens in our entire service area. Nominations will be accepted from any official elected to public office in the STAR Transit service area or any identified member of the public who has established residency in the STAR Transit service area.
To be eligible to serve on the Board, the individual must maintain a place of permanent residence or full-time employment in the STAR Transit service area, currently in Kaufman and Rockwall Counties and the Cities of Balch Springs, DeSoto, Hutchins, Mesquite, and Seagoville.
Nominations require the use of a STAR Transit Board Nomination Form. The form allows residents to nominate a Board of Director and an associated Alternate. Alternates to the STAR Transit Board vote only upon absence of the Primary Board Member.
To be considered, the forms must arrive to STAR Transit by April 16, 2020.
Under our process, the Nominations Committee of the Board of Directors will review all eligible nominations and make a recommendation at an upcoming Board of Directors meeting.
For additional information, please feel free to contact Teresa Elliott, Executive Assistant at [email protected] or 469-474-2309.