The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners, County Administrator Roman Gastesi, and staff welcome Richard Clark from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida as the new Monroe County Transit executive director.
Clark has an extensive background in public service and was previously the director of Economic Development for the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, where he developed sustainable transit initiatives. He was also an elected official for 10 years in Duval County. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida.
“Richard has the experience and expertise to help Monroe County solve one of our largest challenges with transportation, and he appears to be the perfect match for what we are looking for in this new position,” said Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi. “His passion and understanding of safe and sustainable transportation will benefit our residents and visitors, and his experience at the local, state, and federal level should prove to be a great resource for Monroe County.”
The transportation director is a new position. Clark will have the key responsibilities of developing plans and programs to deliver cost-effective, high-quality, innovative public transportation options to the people of Monroe County and the many communities served. Clark started on Sept. 19 and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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