September 5, 2017

Vancouver, WA: C-TRAN Director of Operations Jim Quintana has assumed a new role as C-TRAN’s Chief of Safety and Security, overseeing an area critical to the success of the agency. In this position, Quintana will be tasked with C-TRAN’s comprehensive organizational safety and security, plus operations training.

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“Safety and security is a major foundation in our mission to serve our customer as well as our employees.  This fits directly in line with the agency’s ‘Our Community, Our Promise’ initiative,” said Shawn M. Donaghy, C-TRAN’s Chief Executive Officer. “Jim is extremely well-qualified to lead this important initiative and C-TRAN, as well as our patrons, will be better for it.”

Quintana has served C-TRAN since 1988 in numerous positions. His past roles include operations and field supervision, dispatching and bus operator training. He’s also worked as C-TRAN’s administrator of organizational training and development, senior manager of customer service and communications, senior manager of development and public affairs and, most recently, as director of operations.

“I’m very excited about this new role, both personally and professionally,” Quintana said. “Safety and security are paramount to everything we do at C-TRAN, and it’s gratifying to have the opportunity to lead this effort. I’m dedicating myself to encouraging and facilitating the safety, security and well-being of our employees, customers and community.”

Safety remains a constant emphasis at C-TRAN, and part of the agency’s mission to “provide safe, reliable, efficient mobility choices.” The responsibility and success of our safety and security program requires mandatory employee participation in every role that serves our community, making the entire C-TRAN network a reliable, efficient and enjoyable transit experience.


About the Agency

C-TRAN is the regional public transportation provider for portions of Clark County. It offers local bus service within its Clark County service area, Limited bus service to the nearest MAX light rail station, and Express commuter service to downtown Portland. It also provides Connector service within the city limits of Camas, La Center, and Ridgefield. For more information on C-TRAN please visit C-TRAN’s Web site at, or call Customer Service at (360) 695-0123.


Christine Selk, Communication and Public Affairs Manager/PIO

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