This award honors a community transportation leader for displaying leadership while providing transportation service that is integral to the community and creating a vision for the system that has the support from both within and outside the organization.
1990 Donna Hargreaves, Manistee County, Mich.
1991 Frank Reilly, Morris County DOT, Morristown, N.J.
1992 Mike Landy, OATS, Inc., Columbia, Mo.
1993 Tom Roberts, Easy Lift Transp., Santa Barbara, Calif.
1994 Judy McGrane, Community Transit of Delaware Co., Folsom, Pa.
1994 Barbara Singleton, Paratransit Services, Bremerton, Wash.
1995 Larry Worth, StarTran, Lincoln, Neb.
1996 Bill Durant, Paratransit, Inc., Sacramento, Calif.
1997 Frank Reilly, Morris County DOT, Morristown, N.J.
1998 Rick Thoms, Souris Basin Transportation, Minot, N.D.
1999 Melville Padgett, Transp. Management Services, Walterboro, S.C.
2000 Mark McGregor, Virginia Regional Transit, Purcellville, Va.
2001 Stephen Bland, Rabbitransit, York, Pa.
2002 Thomas Cheeseman, Middeltown Area Transit, Middletown, Conn.
2003 Reginald Knowlton, Wheels, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa.
2004 Carole Warlick, Hill County Transit, San Saba, Texas
2005 Keith Jones, Central Arkansas Transit Auth., North Little Rock, Ark.
2006 Bill McDonald, Medical Motors, Rochester, N.Y.
2007 Barbara Cline, Prairie Hills Transit, Spearfish, S.D.
2008 Dave O'Connell, Mason County Transit Authority, Shelton, Wash.
2009 George Levitsky, CCTM, Fairmont-Marion County Transit Authority, Fairmont, W.Va.
2010 Elaine Wells, Ride Connections, Inc., Portland, Ore.
2011 Connie Garber, CCTM, York County Community Action Corporation, Sanford, Maine
2012 Jeff Webster, Fresno County Rural Transit, Fresno, Calif.
2013 Ronald Baumgart, River Cities Transportation, Pierre, South Dakota
2014 Jeff Meilbeck, Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority, Flagstaff, Arizona
2015 Jim Moulton, Addison County Transit Resources and Stagecoach Transportation Services, Central Vermont
2016 Lenna Kottke, Via Mobility Services, Boulder, Colorado
2017 Mike Whitten, Manchester Transit Authority, Manchester, N.H.