The BJCTA: MAX Transit Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

Two new board members to represent the City of Birmingham
By: Elle Petties

On Wednesday, January 22, the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) welcomed two new board members to represent the City of Birmingham on the BJCTA Board.
Judge Nyaa Parson-Hudson swore Bacarra Mauldin and Frank Topping into office during last week’s January Board meeting at Central Station.
Mrs. Mauldin, is employed by the City of Birmingham as an Administrative Assistant to the Mayor and Project Manager in the Mayor’s Office – Division of Grants and Special Projects. In this role, Ms. Mauldin oversees the implementation and execution of mayoral projects and initiatives.

Mr. Topping served as Miles College’s Director of Institutional Advancement Planning and Development from 2005-2013 and was employed with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for 20 years as the Bureau Chief of Human Resources. He has retired from the Alabama National Guard as a Legal Administrator.

Mauldin and Topping were appointed to fill the seats of board members Terri Sharpley, who announced her resignation to the Board on September 25, 2013 and Ron Lyas whose term ended in August of 2013.