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Cleveland RTA announces new board appointments

David Weiss and Luz Pellot were elected to the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority's board.
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City of Cleveland officials last week appointed new members to the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority's (GCRTA) board. 

David Weiss was elected by the Cuyahoga County Mayors and City Managers Association to fill a term previously held by Georgine Welo, mayor of South Euclid. Weiss’ term will begin March 3, 2020, GCRTA officials said in a press release.

Weiss has been mayor of Shaker Heights since 2018, and previously served on the Shaker Heights City Council and as a member of the Shaker Heights Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals.

The Cleveland City Council also appointed Luz Pellot to fill a seat vacated by Kelley Britt that expires March 3, 2020. Pellot is a business systems analyst with Xerox Corp. 

In addition, Cleveland city officials appointed the following to GCRTA's board: Valarie McCall, the city's chief of communications, government and international affairs; Leo Serrano, executive director of Cleveland Metropolitan School District's Office of Institutional Advancement; and Charles Lucas, board vice president and pastor emeritus at St. James AME Church.

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