For Immediate Release
February 1, 2019
ECKERT SEAMANS ATTORNEY, HAMPDEN TOWNSHIP COMMISSIONER APPOINTED TO CAPITAL AREA TRANSIT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
(Harrisburg) — Eckert Seamans Attorney LaToya Winfield Bellamy, and Al Bienstock, Hampden Township Commissioner, have been appointed to the represent Dauphin County and Cumberland County on the Capital Area Transit (CAT) board of directors, according to CAT Executive Director Richard H. Farr.
A native of Harrisburg, representing Dauphin County, Ms. Bellamy joined Eckert Seamans in 2007, where her practice areas include Autonomous Transportation Systems, Business Counseling, Government Regulatory Issues and Municipal Governments.
Mr. Bienstock is President of the Hampden Township Board of Commissioners and he will represent Cumberland County on the CAT board of directors. Mr. Bienstock has served on the Hampden Township Board of Commissioner since 2002.
The complete CAT board of directors includes:
Representing the City of Harrisburg: Bruce Webber, City Business Administrator; Richard Kotz, Municipal Parking Administrator.
Representing Dauphin County: LaToya Winfield Bellamy, Esq.; Chad Saylor, Chief Clerk, Dauphin County.
Representing Cumberland County: Al Bienstock; Scott T. Wyland, Esq.
Board Chairman: Eric Bugaile, Executive Director, PA House Transportation Committee.
“We welcome our two new board members,” Mr. Farr said. “We look forward a very challenging and productive year in 2019 for Capital Area Transit and our more than 2 million riders.”
Capital Area Transit was incorporated in 1973 when Cumberland County and Dauphin County Commissioners and the City of Harrisburg organized CAT to provide mass transit Fixed-Route and Paratransit shared-ride services, which today transport about 2 million riders a year in the thousand square mile capital region.