Request for Proposals

September 16, 2015  

The Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA) seeks an outstanding individual with experience in managing a complex membership organization. He or she must be a masterful communicator and external facing leader with the ability to move the organization forward, grow membership and adapt to industry challenges.  

MPTA is a statewide 501(c)(6) association comprised of transit entities and individuals who value personal mobility as a basic quality of life by promoting access to public transit services.  

Reporting to a 16-member Board of Directors, the Executive Director develops and recommends to the Board those policies, plans and programs that will effectively meet the needs of the membership, and that will enhance the growth and reputation of transit and MPTA.  

This is a full time position and will be considered an independent contractor; as such, any individual retained in the position will be responsible for all employment-related benefits. Firms interested in filling the position will be required to assign a single individual to fulfill this role and provide information about that individual in their response.  

Statements of Proposal will be received until 3:00 PM, CST on Monday, October 19, 2015.  Proposals arriving after the date and time specified may be declared non-responsive and will not be considered for evaluation.  These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to MPTA President at  

While electronic communication is preferred, documents that must be mailed may be sent to: Cindy Baker, President, MPTA, Chief Communications Officer, KCATA, 1350 E. 17th St., Kansas City, MO 64108.

For information regarding the Scope of Services or RFP please contact Cindy Baker, 816/3460209,   Additional information regarding the Association and its membership is available at the Association’s Web Site:    

Cindy Baker President/MPTA

Download the MPTA Executive Director RFP for additional information.