Mar 24, 2020

CLEVELAND, OH –The Board of Trustees of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) today elected Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough as president of the Board and Rev. Charles P. Lucas as vice president. Each will serve for another year.

The 10-member board held the elections at its annual meeting.

Clough was appointed to the RTA Board by the Cuyahoga County Mayors and City Managers Association in 1999. He was elected Board vice president in 2011. His has served as president since 2018.

Rev. Charles P. Lucas joined the RTA Board in 2016 and was reappointed in March of 2018 for his second, three-year term. He has served as vice-president since 2018. He is one of four appointees from the City of Cleveland.  He chairs RTA’s Organizational, Services & Performance Monitoring Committee.

Rev. Lucas is Vicar of St. James AME Church on Cedar Avenue. He also serves as Chairman of the City’s Community Relations Board, as well as the former chairman of the Council of Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland. He is past president of the Cleveland Chapter of the NAACP.

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