City of Gardena's GTrans
Paula Faust is the Deputy Director for the City of Gardena’s GTrans, where she is second in command to the Agency Director. Paula’s duties include oversight of administrative functions; capital program; procurement and contract administration; scheduling and service development; and government relations and regulatory compliance. Along with these duties, Paula also oversees GTrans marketing and public relations which recently successfully rebranded Gardena Municipal Bus Lines to GTrans including new bus graphics, new logo, new website and also earned three APTA 2015 AdWheel Grand Prize Awards.
Previous to GTrans, Paula served as Administrative and Financial Services Manager at both Los Angeles Metro and also Montebello Bus Lines. She got started in Transportation, serving as General Manager of a small Dial A Ride system in La Mirada California. In total, Paula has over 25 years of experience in the Transit industry. Paula has her Master’s degree from California State Long Beach and also is a graduate of the APTA’s Leadership program.
When not working with buses, Paula spends her time with her family, her husband of thirty years and her three kids.