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Morgan Lyons

August 8, 2001

Dallas DART Board member

Huelon Harrison elected to APTA committee

Photo of Huelon HarrisonDallas banker Huelon Harrison, who represents Dallas on the DART Board of Directors, has been elected secretary of the Executive Council of APTA's Transit Board Member's Committee.

The American Public Transportation Association's Transit Board Member's Committee assists members of transit agency governing boards to carry out their obligations in an efficient and effective manner. APTA is a nonprofit international association of more than 1,400 public and private member organizations including transit systems and commuter rail operators; planning, design, construction and finance firms; product and service providers; academic institutions, transit associations and state departments of transportation.

Harrison, who was named to the 15-member DART Board by the Dallas City Council in 1998, is a vice president and senior lender with Bank One, specializing in urban banking and small business lending.

Harrison is secretary of the DART Board, as well as chairman of the Board's Planning Committee. He also serves as treasurer of the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce and formerly chaired the City of Dallas Urban Rehabilitation Standards Board. He is an active member of other community organizations including the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, the West Dallas Neighborhood Community Center, the Leonard Jones Minority Junior Golf Foundation and is a trustee of the Dallas African American Museum.

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