Sunset Empire Transportation Board of Commissioners has announced that Executive Director, Jay Flint has been chosen as one of the "Top 40 Under 40" for 2013, by Mass Transit Magazine.
Each year the magazine honors the best and the brightest professionals who have made significant contributions to the public transit industry. Flint became the executive director for the district in July 2011 when the district was struggling with increased debt and severe service and staff reductions. Flint developed a restructure plan and a financial repayment plan that has allowed the district to restore routes and begin to steadily increase the districts services. Flint has a history of public service with a financial background and is a member of the Oregon Bar Association. Sunset Empire Transportation District operates a Transit Center in Astoria and serves the citizens of Clatsop County, Oregon.