Public transportation contacts

This is where you will find contact information for staff in the WSDOT Public Transportation Division and other organizations that deliver public transportation services.

WSDOT Public Transportation Division

General questions

Executive office

Tanna Avila
Administrative Assistant to Brian Lagerberg, Director
P.O. Box 47387, Olympia, WA 98504-7387

Project managers

For current customers, the project manager listed on your agreement is the best place to start. 

For operating, planning, mobility management and some TDM projects

Community Transportation Planners Regions map (PDF 1.04MB)

Matthew Cramer
Community Transportation Planner for King and Pierce counties

Marianna Hanefeld
Community Transportation Planner for Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties

Kristin Melcher
Community Transportation Planner for Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla and Yakima counties

Elizabeth Safsten
Community Transportation Planner for Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap, Thurston and Mason counties

Lance Durbin
Community Transportation Planner for Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens and Whitman counties

Rosenda Henley
Community Transportation Planner for Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Kittitas, Lincoln and Okanogan counties

Bill Baumann
Community Transportation Planner for Grays Harbor, Pacific, Lewis, Clark, Skamania, Cowlitz, Klickitat and Wahkiakum counties

Capital vehicle or equipment procurement

Emily Geralds
Capital Projects Planner

Alan Soicher
Capital Projects Planner

For capital construction projects 

Jeff Petterson
Capital Projects Engineer

Justin Nawrocki
Capital Projects Engineer (Green)

Accident reporting

Marlo Binkley
Transportation Planning Specialist

Additional contacts

Communications and engagement 

Commute Trip Reduction and Transportation Demand Management 

If you are a worksite representative (i.e., employee transportation coordinator), please contact who will identify and connect you with your local Commute Trip Reduction Program representative.

Financial services

Grant applications and awards 

Grants Management System (GMS)

State Safety Oversight (SSO) 

Rural Transit Assistance Program

Marianna Hanefeld
Program Manager

Transit asset management

Hiep Tran
Transit Asset Management Planner

Tribal liaisons

Marianna Hanefeld

Emily Watts

Travel Washington Intercity Bus 

Nina Stocker
Program Manager 

Public Transportation Directory

Statewide Public Transportation Directory (PDF 369KB)

Request updates for you or people in your organization at and in GMS if applicable. 

166,800 electric vehicle

registrations in Washington in 2023, up from 114,600 in 2022.

87 wetland compensation sites

actively monitored on 918 acres in 2023.

25,000 safe animal crossings

in the Snoqualmie Pass East Project area since 2014.