Maurice Brown joins S.O.R.T.A. Board of Trustees
CINCINNATI – Maurice Brown, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Workers (AFSCME) Local 250 representing the City of Cincinnati employees, has been appointed to the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority’s board of trustees, which operates Metro transit system in Cincinnati, OH.
He has been an employee with the City of Cincinnati since 2007 and was a Minority Small Business Owner for 15 years.
He is a board member of the City of Cincinnati’s Community Development Advisory Board. Previously, he served as a social service worker and mentor for the “Friends of the Children” program formerly funded by Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services, and was a volunteer with the Greater Cincinnati YMCA summer youth program and a youth basketball and softball coach.
Mr. Brown has been a resident of Cincinnati for more than 30 years.
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) is governed by a 13-member volunteer citizens’ board of trustees. Seven trustees are appointed by the City of Cincinnati and six are appointed by Hamilton County. Hamilton County appoints three of its own trustees and one each representing Butler, Clermont and Warren counties.
Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 17 million rides per year.
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