Austin Transit Partnership Board of Director Application Process
Austin Transit Partnership’s charge is to deliver on the voters’ transit vision in partnership with the community — and in a way that embeds equity, sustainability, and transparency as overarching priorities. ATP’s Board of Directors provides strategic oversight of the program and convenes the community, experts, and partners who are crucial to delivering the program and achieving the public’s vision and goals.
Position: Community Expert in Finance
Term: Date of Appointment through January 2025
The ATP Board vacancy is one of three community experts. The community expert in Finance should have expertise in finance. The following are the criteria to guide applicants in their submission of information in the application process:
- At least 10 years of experience in finance, financial management, banking, or investing with a focus on large capital projects; and
- Experience with budgets over $250M and/or comparable academic policy experience
- Community expert members of the ATP Board must be a resident of the City of Austin
Following the appointment of the Community Expert in Finance, this board member will work with the Finance & Risk Advisory Committee (FAR). FAR is made up of community experts in this field and works to inform decisions made by the ATP board and staff members regarding capital management, risk management, budgets, insurance, treasury management, internal audit, procurement, grants management, and real estate.
To apply, please provide the following required documents:
- Resume with information evidencing the above criteria
- Letter of interest (maximum 2 pages) detailing relevant experience related to expertise in finance
- Service Area, Conflict of Interest & Lobbying Form (PDF)
Applicants may also submit a Voluntary Self-Identification of Demographic Information (Optional)
Update 5/25/2023: This application closed on Monday, May 22, 2023. ATP is completing an evaluation of the applications received. Updates will continue to be posted to this webpage.
See our Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) for more information.
Public Information Notice
Materials submitted through the application process are subject to the Texas Public Information Act, which gives the public the right to request access to government information. Additionally, preliminary selection, including interviews or elimination of applications by the Nominating Committee will be made public in accordance with Austin City Council Resolution No. 20221208-074, and CapMetro Board of Directors Resolution No. AI-2022-683.
Nominations by the Nominating Committee will also be made public for at least two weeks in advance of the joint approval of nominees by the City Council and CapMetro Board of Directors.
Applications submitted during the application intake period are included in the attached memo below. Also below is the memorandum to Mayor and Council that identifies proposed next steps as well as a proposed timeline related to the nomination process. Nominations by the Nominating Committee will also be made public for at least two weeks in advance of the joint approval of nominees by the City Council and CapMetro Board of Directors.