Executive Staff

Executive Staff at the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority

Michael S. Tree

Michael S. Tree

Executive Director

Michael S. Tree is the Executive Director of the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority. Prior to joining LAVTA in 2014, he acquired over 20 years of experience in senior positions within the public sector, including most recently as General Manager for the Missoula Urban Transportation District in Montana. He also served as City Manager for the City of Twentynine Palms, California and as General Manager for Sierra Management, operator of the public transit system in Porterville, California. Michael has a Master of Science in Transportation Management from San Jose State University and a B.S. in Business Administration from Brigham Young University.

Christy Wegener

Christy Wegener

Director of Planning and Operations

Christy Wegener is the Director of Planning and Operations at the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority, where she oversees the planning, scheduling, marketing, outreach, paratransit and vehicle technology/Intelligent Transportation Systems for the Wheels bus system. Prior to joining LAVTA in 2014, she worked for 7 years in Fairfax County, Virginia, as the manager of Planning and Operations for the Fairfax Connector Bus System. She began her transit career in 2003 as a graduate student intern and assistant planner for the Sacramento Regional Transit District. Christy has a master’s in Public Policy and Administration from CSU Sacramento and bachelor’s in Psychology/Sociology from UC Davis, and is a graduate of Leadership APTA class of 2011.