The Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (The ATL) recently completed elections for the 10 District ATL Board, four of which will represent Gwinnett. HB930, legislation created to coordinate transit planning and funding for the metro Atlanta region, demands the individual elected to serve the ATL board must be a resident of that district who possesses significant experience or expertise in a field that would be beneficial to the accomplishment of the function and purpose of the ATL. The following were elected to represent portions of Gwinnett:
Marsha Anderson Bomar, Executive Director of the Gateway85 CID, was elected to serve a 4-year term representing District 2, which includes Gwinnett municipalities Alpharetta, Berkeley Lake, Braselton, Buford, Cumming, Duluth, Johns Creek, Norcross, Peachtree Corners, Rest Haven, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Sugar Hill and Suwanee.
Steve Dickerson, Sc.D., entrepreneur and retired professor, was elected to serve a 2-year term representing Transit District 3. Gwinnett municipalities include Peachtree Corners.
Lawrenceville City Manager Chuck Warbington, P.E., was elected to serve a 4-year term representing Transit District 6, which includes Auburn, Dacula, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Norcross, Loganville, Snellville and Suwanee.
Transit District 7 - Chief Executive Officer of Dekalb County Michael Thurmond was elected to serve a 2-year term representing District 7, includes Loganville, Snellville, and Stone Mountain in Gwinnett.