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17th NCST - Steering Committee Members

Patrick McManamon
NCST Steering Committee Chair NASDPTS Representative
Vermont Dept. of Motor Vehicles
Transportation Program Director
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001
Phone: (802) 828-3757
Fax: (802) 828-2092

Donell Rosenthal
NCST Steering Committee Vice Chair and NASDPTS Representative
Montana Office of Public Instruction Director, Pupil Transportation
PO Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
Phone: (406) 444-3024

Max Christensen
NASDPTS Representative
Consultant, School Transportation
Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 281-4749
Fax: (515) 242-5988

Michael LaRocco
NASDPTS Representative
Indiana Department of Education
115 W. Washington Street
South Tower, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204-3420
Phone: (317) 232-0890
Fax: (317) 233-0858

Lydell Banks
NSC Representative
Safety Manager, SW Region
First Group America
1037 Peters Road
Harvey, LA 70058
Office (504) 262-0060
Mobile (504) 344-9205

Joe Labonte
SBMTC Representative
IC Bus-Navistar Corporation
Phone: (331) 352-5001
Mobile: (918) 581-4960


Affiliations – ACRONYMS:

National Congress on School Transportation (NCST)

National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS)

National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT)

National School Transportation Association (NSTA)

National Safety Council (NSC)

School Bus Manufacturers’ Technical Council (SBMTC)

Ron Kinney
NAPT Representative
8651 Elk Ridge Way
Elk Grove, CA 95624-2245
Phone: (916) 847-2786

Keith Henry, CDPT
NAPT Representative
Director of Transportation
Lee's Summit School District
500 SE Transport Dr
Lee's Summit MO 64081
Phone: (816) 986-2400

Donnie Fowler
NSTA Representative
Fowler Bus Company, Inc.
1213 E. Main Street
Richmond, MO 64085
Phone: (816) 405-4670

Dan Kobussen
NSTA Representative
Kobussen Buses, Ltd., Owner
W 914 County Road CE
Kaukauna, Wisconsin 54130
Phone: (920) 766-0606
Fax: (920) 766-0797

Laura Greene-Halley
NSC Representative
Director of BeSafe & Transporting Passengers with Disabilities
FirstGroup America
295 Duffy Ave
Hicksville, NY 11801
Mobile: (516) 805-9194
Fax: (516) 933-3649

Kenneth E. Whisnant, PE
SBMTC Representative, 16th NCST
Thomas Built Buses, Engineering Manager
1408 Courtesy Road
High Point, North Carolina 27260
Phone: (336) 881-6077
Fax: (336) 881-6511

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