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Sarasota County
Local Coordinating Board

The Sarasota County Transportation Disadvantaged 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 Sarasota County Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC). The Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners is the CTC for Sarasota County and provides life-sustaining paratransit service, which is currently operated by Sarasota County Breeze Transit (Breeze). If you would be interested in applying for local transportation services, call Sarasota County Breeze Transit (Breeze) at 941-861-5000 OR download the Breeze Plus Application.

For more information about Sarasota County Transportation Disadvantaged program, please contact David Machado, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


If you are interested in filling one of the vacancies listed below and becoming a citizen member of the Sarasota Local Coordinating Board, please fill out the application and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be considered.

Download the application by clicking here.

2024 Chair
Commissioner Joe Neunder


Department of Children & Families

Public Education
(Sarasota County School Board)

Florida Department of Education
(Division of Vocational Rehab Sarasota)

Veterans Affairs
(Sarasota County Veterans’ Services)

Economically Disadvantaged
(Sarasota Housing Authority)

Elderly Citizen (60+)

Disabled Citizen
(Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center)

Citizen Advocate 

Citizen Advocate User

Children at Risk
(Special Ed. Sarasota County Schools)

Department of Elder Affairs
(Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida)

Transportation Provider
(Easterseals Southwest Florida)

Agency for Health Care Admin.
(Medicaid Area Five)

Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Brett Gottschalk, Vice Chair

CareerSource Suncoast

Sarasota County Health Department


CTC - Sarasota County Breeze Transit
Seth Kling
Megan Lui
Dina Richter
Tamara Schells
Scott Lansing - MTM

MPO Staff Contact
David Machado