Jesse Oliver, Chair, Board of Directors

Mr. Oliver, who has been deputy executive director at DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) since 2012, reports directly to the president/executive director. He has a diverse background with experience in management, labor and employment matters, public finance, legislative processes, legal expertise and transit development. A former Texas legislator and judge, Mr. Oliver co-sponsored the legislation that created Dallas Area Rapid Transit. He was later appointed by the city of Dallas to the DART board and served for 10 years as a member and chairman.