Manatee County
Local Coordinating Board


The Manatee County Local Coordinating Board, comprised of state agency and community representatives of the transportation disadvantaged population, was created to identify local service needs and to provide information, advice, and direction to the Manatee County Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC). The Manatee County Board of County Commissioners is the CTC for Manatee County and provides life-sustaining paratransit service, which is currently operated by Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT). For more information about Manatee County Transportation Disadvantaged program, please contact: 
Corinne Tucker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Manatee LCB Agendas and Minutes

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Members

2018 Chair 
Commissioner Carol Whitmore

FDOT
Steven Felter - Regular
Charlene Ross - Alternate

Department of Children & Families
Elida Mujic - Regular 
April May - Alternate
Kim Kutch - Alternate

Florida Department of Education
(Division of Vocational Rehab)
Michelle Bradham-Cousar - Regular

Agency for Health Care Admin.
(Medicaid Area Five)
Penelope Barnard - Regular
Aaron Lounsberry – Alternate

Public Education
(Manatee County School Board)
Jason Harris - Regular

Early Childhood Services
Julie Linzmayer

Children at Risk
(Centerstone)
Michelle Abercrombie – Regular

Veterans Affairs
(Manatee Co. Veterans’ Services)
Lee Washington – Regular

Department of Health for Manatee County
Susan McDevitt –Regular

Elderly Citizens
Stephen Smith

Citizens with Disabilities
(Suncoast Center for Independent Living, Inc.)
Tim Connors - Regular - Vice-Chair
Olivia Babis - Alternate

Citizen Advocate
Alexandra Batalla

Transportation Provider
(Easter Seals Southwest Florida) 
Jeannine Buzbee– Regular
Don Herndon - Alternate

CareerSource Suncoast
Kim Gonzalez

Dept. of Elder Affairs (AAA)
Kristina Melling – Regular
Brie Anna Willey – Alternate

Economically Disadvantaged
Joe Stoddard – Regular
Melissa Wilson – Alternate
Maribeth Phillips – Alternate

Citizen Advocate User
Joan Marice Sardo

Non-Voting

CTC - MCAT

Benita Zarr
Ryan Suarez

MPO Staff
Corinne Tucker

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