Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Rita Brogan of Vashon Island to the Washington State Transportation Commission. She will serve the remaining four years of the six-year term vacated by former Commissioner Charley Royer, who resigned effective Jan. 15. Brogan will represent the central Puget Sound area on the commission.
Brogan served as the superintendent of Public Transportation Development for the Seattle Metro Transit Department from 1985-89, where she directed the development and marketing of all public transportation services and facilities in King County. She also served as a special assistant to the King County Executive where she was the chief land use and community development advisor and led the way to King County’s first comprehensive land use plan. (end)