Skilled management professional with a history of accomplishments. Well-developed persuasive communication skills; able to interact effectively with individuals at all levels. Effective time and equipment manager with excellent organizational and follow through abilities. Ambitious, hard working, thorough, and consistent, with strong customer service orientation. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to set and achieve goals.
Develop, maintain and oversee all regular and special education bus route and field trips. Act as liaison between School District, contractor, drivers, public, and staff. Oversee and reconcile transportation expenditures and maintain mileage records for the State Report. My well developed persuasive communication skills allow me to interact with a diverse public in a positive constructive manner. I use my broad-based experience to cover a full spectrum of operations.
Supervised 50 drivers for a contractor new to School bus operations.
Trained, directed, coached and reviewed the work performance of all transportation employees. Acted as liaison between the District, public, and contractor to resolve transportation issues. Prepares reports and written documentation for accidents, driver safety training and payroll issues.
Manage 40 full-time and 7 part-time personnel as interim Transportation Director for three years. Developed and implemented creative changes in school bell times, boundaries and addition or closing of schools to reduce cost and improve equipment use. Trained staff by demonstrating successful student management techniques and providing individual feedback and constructive coaching Created recognition program to reward achievements and progress. Implemented a Driver Training Program. Introduced new student management tools, equipment and practices. Reviewed daily, weekly, monthly, and annual business records. Maintained strong ongoing communications with administrators and managers.
Responsible for efficiently developing and maintaining the district's Transportation routes, both special education and regular education. Versa Trans, Edulog, Skyward) Provided work direction to sixty seven bus drivers and twenty aides. Act as initial contact and work to resolve problems and/or complaints that the public may have concerning transportation schedules, routes or driver actions. Over see the scheduling and arrangements for special trips and activities. Provide direction to contractors to determine the most economical way to meet district transportation needs. Provide input to the Director in addressing contractor performance issues. Complete and submit the yearly State Report. Work closely with census staff, developers and district task forces to accurately depict growth areas and facility needs within the
Business Administration GPA: 3.82 Received a Community Award for DNR Snowmobile Training.
•Skilled management professional with 25 years in the School Bus
•Well-developed persuasive and communication skills; able to interact
effectively with a diverse group of individuals at all levels.
•Effective time and equipment manager with excellent organizational and
follow through abilities.
•Ambitious, hard working, thorough, and consistent, with strong customer
•Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to set and
Efficient day-to-day operations of a School Bus terminal.
Member of MAPT for more than 25 years.
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