HART Seeks Applicants for Vacancy on Board of Directors

HART seeks applicants for vacancy on Board of Directors

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s (HART) Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the board for a term that expires June 30, 2018.

The HART Board of Directors, which was established by City Charter on July 1, 2011, is responsible for establishing policies pertaining to the construction, operation and maintenance of the rail transit system. 

“We are looking for an individual who recognizes the importance of public transportation, who supports rail transit and who has a passion for public service,” said HART Board Chairman Ivan Lui-Kwan. “We welcome applications and look forward to receiving a strong pool of well-qualified candidates.”  

Under the City Charter, HART Board members serve as part-time volunteers and have a policy-making role. The Board of Directors includes:  three members appointed by the mayor; three members appointed by the Honolulu City Council; and both the city director of transportation services and the state director of transportation. They will collectively choose a ninth voting member of the board. The director of the city’s Planning and Permitting Department serves as an ex-officio non-voting member of the board. 

Applicants must submit the HART Board Application Form, along with a cover letter and resume via email by August 7, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time) to HART Board Administrator Cindy Matsushita at cmatsushita@honolulu.gov . Materials can also be mailed to: HART Board Administrator, 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1700, Honolulu, HI, 96813, and must be postmarked by August 7, 2015. All applications must include your current mailing address and a daytime telephone number.

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