As a former House Legislative staffer, Ms. Bird has spent her 15 year career working on transportation issues at the Legislative, Agency and Consulting level. At the Legislative level, Ms. Bird served for 5 years as Legislative Aide to the House Transportation Committee under the leadership of Chairman Clyde Alexander. At the Agency level, Brandi served as the first Government Affairs Director at the North Texas Tollway Authority, creating the government relations program at the NTTA and fostering it into the top-notch program it is today. Since 2006, Ms. Bird has served as a transportation consultant providing governmental relations services to a variety of public and private sector clients, such as the Texas Commercial Airports Association, Dallas Citizens Council, CINTRA US, Denton County Transportation Authority, LTRA, HNTB, and Bowman Engineering. In addition, Ms. Bird also serves as Executive Director of the Transit Coalition of North Texas, a business community support organization aimed at advancing transit efforts in North Texas and seeking additional funding. Ms. Bird is a transportation and transit policy expert, with relationships across all transportation organizations in North Texas, as well as with all local, state and federal elected officials in the region.
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