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Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB)

Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB)

The LCB focuses on the needs of Palm Beach County’s transportation disadvantaged population, specifically older adults, persons with disabilities, persons of low income and children at-risk. The primary responsibilities of the LCB are to plan for and evaluate the paratransit service provided by Palm Tran Connection, the local Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) for Palm Beach County.  The LCB meets on a quarterly basis and reviews price and service levels, safety concerns, eligibility and other pertinent issues.

LCB membership includes representation of the following citizen advocates, users, and government agencies:

Elderly* Disabled* Citizen Advocate Citizen Advocate/User*
FL Dept. of Veteran's Affairs PBC Community Action Public Education (PBC School District)* FL Dept. of Transportation
Dept. of Children and Family Service FL Dept. of Education* Agency for Person with Disabilities Private Transportation Industry*
FL Agency for Health Care Admin. Area Agency on Aging Workforce Development Board Local Medical Community


*Current LCB Vacancies: 

  • Elderly
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Florida Department of Veteran's Affairs

Interested in one of these LCB positions? Please contact Alyssa Frank at (561) 478-5744 or email AFrank@PalmBeachTPA.org.


Click to the Bylaws - Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB)

New Meeting Schedule and Location!

LCB Board Meetings*

  • Quarterly meetings of the LCB typically begin at 2:00 pm and are held at the Palm Beach County Vista Center, First Floor Hearing Chambers, 2300 N. Jog Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411.
  • All members of the public, including transportation disadvantaged system users and caregivers, are encouraged to attend all LCB meetings and will be provided an opportunity on the agenda to offer public comments if desired.

Palm Beach TPA 2018 Meetings Calendar

LCB Meetings (Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board)







Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB) Members  - Click to View

Elected Official

Mayor Steven Grant





Citizen Advocate

Tomas Boiton

Citizen Advocate - User

Tekesha Saffold

FL Dept. of Veterans Affairs


Palm Beach County Community Action

David Rafaidus

Public Education (Palm Beach School District)

Laura Schultze, M.S.

FL Dept. of Transportation

Marie Dorismond

Alternate: Wibet Hay

Dept. of Children & Family Services

W. Clay Walker

FL Dept. Education / Div. of Vocational Rehab


Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Milory Senat

Private Transportation Industry

Richard Gonzalez

FL Agency for Health Care Admin.

Maria Hernandez

Alternate: Marielisa Amador

Area Agency on Aging

Tessie Watts

Workforce Development Board

Dina Hill

Local Medical Community

Sharon Greene

LCB Board Important Links & Documents

*Note: Effective July 1, 2014, the Palm Beach TPA assumed responsibilities for the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB) acting as the Designated Official Planning Agency for Palm Beach County under the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged. Agendas and minutes prior to that date were prepared by Palm Beach County and are duplicated here for continuity and convenience.

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