Rochester, NY: The Genesee Transportation Council (GTC) announced that James Stack has been named Executive Director. Stack has spent 16 years at the GTC and during that time served as Program Manager – Transit Planning, Finance Program Manager, Assistant Director, and most recently Interim Executive Director.
“After a successful, comprehensive search for a new executive director, we are pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Stack,” said Jack Marren, Chairman of the GTC Board of Directors. “Jim is a great talent who has more than 20 years of experience in transportation planning and more than 15 with the GTC. Jim has the knowledge and experience that the GTC needs to develop the transportation system of the future in Rochester and the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region and we’re glad that he’ll be continuing his good work with us.”
“I thank Chairman Marren and the entire GTC Board for their confidence in me and for the opportunity to continue the good work that is currently underway,” said Jim Stack, GTC Executive Director. “There is a lot of positive development taking place throughout the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region and our transportation system will play a key role in that. I’m excited to be stepping into this role at such a critical time for our community.”
Prior to his more than two decades of diverse experience in Metropolitan Planning Organizations, Stack earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Connecticut. While at GTC he earned a Master of Public Administration from SUNY College at Brockport. Stack lives in Irondequoit with his wife and two children.