30 Sep '14, 12am

New director takes helm at Arizona’s biggest district fleet: MESA, Ariz. — Jeanne Vandemark has… #SchoolBus #Fleet

MESA, Ariz. — Jeanne Vandemark has taken over the role of director of transportation at Mesa Public Schools, which runs the largest public school bus operation in Arizona. Vandemark succeeds Ron Latko, who retired from the position in May. Vandemark worked closely with Latko before he retired. Her career in transportation at Mesa Public Schools stretches back 23 years and covers numerous positions. “I started with driving a special-education school bus,” Vandemark told SBF . “I have worked in nearly every part of transportation.” Mesa transports about 34,899 students daily with 430 route buses. The district has an overall vehicle inventory of 543 school buses and 467 white fleet vehicles. The transportation department has three satellite sites, each of which has its own vehicle maintenance department. In all, Mesa has about 891 transportation employees. Vandemark originall...

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