HART

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority is dedicated to providing excellent customer service while building solutions to support Hillsborough County's needs now, and into the future.

Membership:

The membership of this Authority shall be comprised of 14 members appointed as follows:

  • Hillsborough County Commissioners - 7 members
  • City of Tampa - 4 members
  • City of Temple Terrace - 1 member
  • Governor - 2 members

Membership is to include:

  • 4 - Hillsborough County Commissioner
  • 1 - Mayor of Tampa or a Tampa City Council member
  • 1 - Mayor of Temple Terrace or a Temple Terrace City Council member
  • 2 - Florida State Representatives

Terms:

Members shall serve three year terms.

Special Requirements:

  • Annual financial disclosure is required.
  • Unincorporated residency is required.

Authority:

Florida Statutes 163.565, Charter adopted by Board of Directors of Authority January 21, 1980; BOCC Resolution February 27, 1980; City of Tampa Resolution January 29, 1980.

Meetings:

Monthly, 1st Monday, 9 AM
HART Administrative Offices
1201 East 7th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605

Contact:

Lena Petit
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART)
1201 E. 7th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 384-6552

Members:

Member Position / Appointed By Dates of Service
Mr. Eric Johnson  BOCC  11/01/2020-
10/31/2023 
Commissioner Pat Kemp BOCC 11/22/2016-
11/22/2022*
Mr. Marvin Knight BOCC 11/01/2017 -
10/31/2023*
Commissioner Gwen Myers BOCC 11/17/2020-
11/22/2022*
Commissioner Kimberly Overman BOCC 11/20/2018-
11/22/2022*
Commissioner Mariella Smith
BOCC 11/20/2018-
11/22/2022*
Ms. Rena Upshaw-Frazier   BOCC  11/01/2020-
10/31/2023  
Mayor Jane Castor
City of Tampa
Mr. Tyler Hudson
City of Tampa   
     
Ms. Melanie Williams
City of Tampa
Councilmember Luis Viera City of Tampa
Councilmember Gil Schisler City of Temple Terrace
Mr. Richard McClain State of Florida
Vacant State of Florida

*Reappointed