Joe Penson has been promoted to Fleet Manager, in the Fleet and Facilities Maintenance Department at TAPS Public Transit. The announcement was made by department director, Todd Rumsey.
Penson joined TAPS last year in facilities maintenance and then promoted to a senior mechanic position before being named Fleet Manager.
Although relatively new to TAPS, Penson has a 30-year history in vehicle maintenance. He is a ASE Master Certified mechanic.
Rumsey said Penson is expected to improve overall production and develop new internal systems to keep the buses rolling for the regional public transit agency.