The Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA) recently announced that Terri Barr-Moore, the director of government relations and community engagement for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), has been elected to its Board of Directors. She will serve a two-year term.
Barr-Moore joined the KCATA in November of 2019 and has more than 25 years of experience in government relations and legal and community affairs. In her role as the director of government relations and community engagement, she supports the CEO, as well as the entire executive team, by serving as the liaison to members of congress, elected and appointed officials and their staffs, key community stakeholders, and faith-based and educational groups. Barr-Moore also keeps the KCATA’s federal, state and locally elected officials informed about capital projects, the RideKC brand and services. Prior to her time with the KCATA, Barr-Moore served more than a decade as the political director, field representative and office manager for U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, and was a paralegal for 15 years. Barr graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
“We are delighted to welcome Terri Barr-Moore to the Missouri Public Transit Association’s Board of Directors,” said Kimberly Cella, executive director of the Missouri Public Transit Association. “Her extensive background will greatly assist MPTA in our efforts to promote access to essential public transit services across Missouri.”