Month: December 2019

COMTO Chicago Celebrates COMTO Week

The Chicago Chapter kicked off COMTO week by hosting a Veteran’s Appreciation Day on November 11th at Featherfist Homeless Veterans Shelter, which provides housing for 44 veterans transitioning to permanent housing.  COMTO Chicago’s 1st Vice President and Retired U.S. Marine, Bryan Robinson led the ceremony with opening remarks and a presentation of the POW/MIA Table: …

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COMTO Colorado COMTO Week 2019

COMTO Colorado held a week full of events November 18 – 21 which included: Monday 11/18 – Breakfast Panel Discussion/Small Business Expo held at the Forney Museum of Transportation. Project opportunities with DEN Real Estate, Regional Transportation District and the newly formed City and County of Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure group. New members …

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COMTO Member Kenneth Jones Receives a Promotion at the Department of Transportation & Public Works

Kenneth H. Jones, Sr. is a Senior Management Professional with more than forty-nine (49) years of progressively responsible experience in the private and public sectors of the automotive, transportation and transit industry. Mr. Jones was recently promoted from Transit Section Chief of Bus Maintenance to Bus Maintenance General Superintendent of the Department of Transportation & …

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COMTO Palm Beach County Hosts Podcast Series

As part of COMTO Week, the Palm Beach County chapter hosted a podcast series called “Week in Transportation” focusing on issues related to the industry. Topics covered include: Women in Transportation; Leaders in Transportation; Youth in Transportation; Opportunities in Transportation; and Careers in Transportation. Several COMTO leaders were featured on the podcast, including Tanya Adams …

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COMTO Miami President Acknowledged by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives

COMTO Miami Past President and long-time COMTO member, Seraphin Bernard, was recently acknowledged by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives as their “Civilian Member of the Year” at their 4th Annual Black Ties & Badges GALA. Mr. Bernard has been a radio broadcaster appearing on television programs and is actively involved in the …

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COMTO JAX Holds Its Inaugural COMTO Small Business Exhibit

On November 20, 2019, COMTO Jacksonville hosted its Inaugural COMTO Small Business Exhibit. The exhibit gave vendors a powerful platform for meeting new customers, reaching out to existing customers and building a more established and reliable brand. The vendors took full advantage of showcasing and demonstrating their programs, services, internship and scholarship opportunities. Vendors ranged …

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COMTO Columbus Hosts COMTO Week and Touches Many Lives

COMTO Columbus hosted their annual COMTO Week, November 18-22. COMTO Week is an annual chapter-driven membership recruitment drive where each chapter comes up with creative activities to help bolster local Chapter membership and participation. The Columbus Chapter planned and executed four events throughout this week. On Tuesday, the 19th, they volunteered at the Mid-Ohio Foodbank …

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COMTO Palm Beach County Members Participate in 13th Annual Dining in the Dark Fundraiser

The Conference of Minority Transit Officials (COMTO) Palm Beach County chapter recently sponsored a table at “Dining in the Dark,” an event which resulted in several of its members eating a multi-course dinner in complete darkness.  The event, hosted by the Florida Outreach Center for the Blind, raised funds and awareness for the visually impaired …

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COMTO Jax Gives Back to the Community for Thanksgiving

On November 25, 2019, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), COMTO Jacksonville and IAMUnion partnered together to sponsor the Sulzbacher Village, a permanent, low income housing community for women and families. Residents and families received Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets which included a Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings such as: turkeys, hams, sweet potatoes, green beans, mashed …

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