As MasonWebTV Powered by HCC first reported on March 17th, the Mason Transit Authority Board (MTA) has appointed Mike Ringgenberg as the interim general manager of the transit agency. Ringgenberg replaces Danette Brannin (Van Fleet), who stepped down in February to take a new job as the finance manager at Pierce Transit.
“We wish Danette well and are excited for her new adventure. She led MTA through many challenges, including COVID-19,” said MTA Board Chair Sharon Trask. “We’re fortunate to have Mike lead us forward as we anticipate opening new facilities and routes in 2021.”
A six-year employee of Mason Transit, Ringgenberg most recently served as operations manager. He has also worked as the safety and training supervisor.
The MTA Board has launched a nationwide search for a general manager, contracting with Issaquah-based Prothman to conduct the recruiting.