Name of Board/Commission Transit Authority Date 6/4/2018
Authority for Creation The authority for establishing the Winston-Salem Transit Authority is Chapter 1259 of the 1967 North Carolina Session Laws. The Authority was created by Section 23-163 of the City Code and adopted on March 11, 1968.
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Authority is to provide for a safe, adequate, and convenient public transportation system for the City of Winston-Salem and surrounding areas.
Method of Appointment The eight members are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor.
Number of Members Eight
Terms of Office Three years
Meeting Date and Time Last Thursday of each month – 4:00 p.m.
Chief Staff Person
Arthur Barnes
WSTA General Manager
Telephone Number
Current Membership - Transit Authority
Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
City Council Appointments  
Willie L Clark, Jr. BM N/A 03/21
Ruth Carter BF N/A 03/20
Trae T. Cotton BM N/A    03/15
Jack D. Fleer WM N/A 03/21
Robert Garcia, Chairman HM N/A 03/20
Keith A. King, Vice Chairman BM N/A 03/21
Regina Elinore (Nora) Streed WF N/A 03/21


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