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.

Upcoming Forum: February 16, 2023

More details to come soon.

Past Forum: October 6, 2022

Forum Materials

Program

  • 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

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.

Sponsors

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