Worcester, MA — The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Advisory Board is currently looking to fill the position of Rider Community Population Representative (Rider’s Rep.) This position is appointed by the town/city in which the representative resides.The Rider’s Rep. must be a resident of one of the thirteen communities served by WRTA Fixed-Route and will:
• Be a fixed-route rider
• Hold a volunteer position with a one-year term commitment
• Attend the monthly WRTA Board Meetings on Third Thursday of every month at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom Webinar.
• Vote on board-related business
The Rider’s Rep. is selected through the appointment process of the town/city in which they reside. The position is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The date of the response will determine which appointee fills the vacancy. All other applicants will be placed in a queue for consideration and selected in the order of which their application was received. Please note that the Rider’s Rep. position cannot be filled by the same town/city that currently has the “Disabled Commuter Population” position.
To apply, interested candidates should contact the local municipality in which they reside. Once appointed, you will be asked to provide a completed “Conflict of Interest Law” certificate. A record of your phone number and mailing address will also be required to receive monthly meeting invitations and board-related business. Please note that your name and address will be posted on the WRTA website.
The deadline for responses is June 1, 2023.