Minnesota's Road to Volunteer Drivers Virtual Forum Series, 2022-2023

Minnesota's Road to Volunteer Drivers Virtual Forum Series with State of Minnesota wordmark over an aerial view of a road and autumn leaves on trees

About the Series

This virtual forum series is convened and sponsored by the Minnesota Council on Transportation Access in partnership with the Minnesota Volunteer Driver Coalition and will bring together volunteer driver program administrators, volunteer drivers, riders, funders, transportation policy advocates, and transportation stakeholders. The series will provide participants with the opportunity to share information to help maintain and strengthen these programs. All events will have live captioning and ASL interpretation, and will be recorded and available for later viewing.

October 6, 2022

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. CDT



  • Introduction and background on current volunteer driver efforts
    Tom Gottfried, MnDOT and MCOTA Executive Director, Tiffany Collins, Transit Director, Central Community Transit System and Willmar Volunteer Driver Program; and Beverly Sidlo-Tolliver, Senior Planner-RTCC Coordinator, Arrowhead RTCC and Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
  • Guidance on recent state legislative changes and proposed federal legislation
    Sherry Munyon, Government Relations/President, Capitol Access
  • Hop Scott in Scott County
    Alan Herrmann, TCAP Mobility Manager and Supervisor, SmartLink Mobility Management


The virtual forum is free to attend, but registration is required. After you register, you will receive an email confirmation with Zoom login information for the forum. You will also receive an email reminder with the login information one day prior to and one hour prior to the start of the event. Your login information should not be shared with others; each person must register individually.

If you're unable to join the live broadcast, a recording with captioning and ASL interpretation will be available here following the event.


This webinar will be hosted using Zoom. We recommend that all registrants test their connection prior to the workshop using Zoom's test meeting. If you are new to Zoom, we recommend viewing the Zoom Tips for Joining and Participating in Webinars tutorial page.

Professional Development Hours

To the best of our knowledge, this event meets the continuing education requirements for 2.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) credit. If you participate in the virtual forum and would like to request a PDH form, please email brode080@umn.edu after the event. We will email the form to you following the event.


MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all. All events will include live captioning and ASL interpretation.

If you need a foreign language interpreter, documents in an alternative format (such as braille, large print, or a different language), or another reasonable accommodation for this web page, registration, or any forum series event, please contact Rachel Brodeur at least two weeks beforehand by email at brode080@umn.edu or by phone at 612-625-5608.

More Information

Please contact Rachel Brodeur at 612-625-5608 or brode080@umn.edu with any questions.


Sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the Minnesota Council on Transportation Access (MCOTA) in partnership with the Minnesota Volunteer Driver Coalition.