Christopher L. Macklin
Council of Presidents Representative
Macklin is the current president serving his second consecutive term for the Jacksonville Chapter. Macklin focus is to continue impacting the community by fundraising, forging relationships throughout the transportation industry and engaging our youth to see the many opportunities in transportation.
His career includes experience in financial planning, leadership, working with minority-owned businesses and DBE programs, implementing workforce development program, public speaking on both local and national levels and paratransit service. Macklin demonstrates exemplary leadership within COMTO, whose involvement has made a significant impact in the local chapter and solid leadership on the national level.
Macklin has been a part of and involved with the COMTO Family for five years and in that time, aided in the advancement of his local chapter, hosted training and scholarship events, and expanded the membership recruiting efforts. Prior to serving as the President of the Jacksonville chapter, Macklin served as the Second Vice President and in 2017 was honored with the COMTO National Emerging Leader Award for positively impacting the community and influencing others. The Emerging Leader Award is given to an individual who has been involved in the transportation industry for fewer than 5 years.
Not only has Macklin grown professionally in the transportation industry in a short period, he has emerged as a confident and reliable leader who has ascended to the role as President of the COMTO Jacksonville Chapter.
On July 26, 2021, Macklin was elected by the Council of Presidents and Council of President Representatives to serve as one of three COMTO National Council of Representatives.