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WSTC AppointmentReceives Unanimous Council Support
The Prince George’s County Council unanimouslyconfirmed the reappointment of Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M.Turner (D) – District 4, to the Washington Suburban Transit Commission (WSTC)on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Council Member Turner was appointed to theCommission by Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks.
WSTC serves as the bi-county agency thatcoordinates mass transit activities for Montgomery and Prince George’s Countiesin concert with the State of Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan AreaTransit Authority (WMATA). The Commission also acts as the financialconduit through which funds flow between the counties, the State of Marylandand WMATA.
Council Chair Turner looks forward to serving asecond consecutive term on the WSTC.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve myCouncil colleagues and the residents of Prince George’s County again as amember of the WSTC,” said Council Chair Turner. “As Prince George’s County continues to thrive, transportation andtransit in the County and the region present both challenges and opportunities.I will continue the conversation addressing ways we might improve and grow ourtransportation systems.”
WSTCconsists of seven members appointed to three-year terms. The Prince George’sCounty Executive and Montgomery County Executive each make two appointments. Annually,the position of chair alternates between Montgomery and Prince George'scounties. Thomas Graham, a resident of Upper Marlboro, was also appointed to representPrince George’s County as an alternate member of the WSTC Commission and WMATABoard.