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Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District
1101 East University
Urbana, IL, 61802-2009
Media Inquiries
Lisa Meid, Media Manager
After hours: Inquiries that cannot wait until the next business day may call 217.649.1254
Senior MTD Staff Contacts
Reaching Senior MTD Staff
Telephone     217.384.8188
Fax 217.384.8215
Email See individual's information below
Karl Gnadt, Managing Director
joined MTD 1/9/1995
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • General Management/Supervision of the Affairs of CUMTD
  • Information Technology
Andrew Johnson, Chief Operating Officer
joined MTD 4/3/2017
  • Management of MTD’s service delivery group
  • Operations, Maintenance, Safety & Training, External Relations
Brenda Eilbracht, Chief Administrative Officer and FOIA Officer
joined MTD 9/4/1998
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance and Retirement Programs/Benefits
  • Accounting
  • FOIA Requests
Tracey Pettigrew, Operations Director
joined MTD 08/19/2003
  • Service Development
  • Fixed-Route Service
  • ADA Paratransit Service
  • Safe Rides
Eric Broga, Maintenance Director
joined MTD 09/17/1990
  • Vehicles
  • Facilities
  • Bus Stops/Shelters
Adam Shanks, Safety and Training Director
joined MTD 2/26/1999
  • Safety Programs and Procedures
  • Training Programs and Procedures
  • Primary Hiring of MTD Operators
  • Accident Review
Stu Smith, Illinois Terminal Director
joined MTD 05/17/1990
Telephone     217.384.3577
Fax     217.355.3157
Mail     45 E. University Ave.; Champaign, IL 61820
  • Illinois Terminal Operations and Management
  • CityView Banquet and Meeting Center
Kirk Kirkland, Facilities Director
joined MTD 10/24/2016
  • Building & grounds maintenance & upkeep
  • Construction management
Amy Snyder, Customer Service Director
joined MTD 5/27/2009
  • Call center management
  • Customer experience
The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit Board of Trustees:
Taking it to the top.
The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District is governed by a board of trustees made up of seven members selected by the Champaign County Board from submitted applications. To contact a trustee, send your correspondence to:
[Trustee Name]
c/o Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District
1101 E. University Ave.
Urbana, IL, 61802

To forward correspondence to MTD’s entire Board of Trustees via email, please send to

Bradley Diel
3303 Springview Lane
Champaign, IL 61822

Appointed: Expires:
Margaret Chaplan
707 Southwest Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

Appointed: Expires:
Linda Bauer
709 Scovill
Urbana, IL 61801

Appointed: Expires:
Matthew Cho
206 W. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Appointed: Expires:
James Faron
3008 Valleybrook Dr
Champaign, IL 61822

Appointed: Expires:
Bruce Hannon
1208 Union St.
Champaign, IL 61821

Appointed: Expires:
Dick Barnes
506 Sunnycrest Court East
Urbana, IL 61801

Appointed: Expires:
To apply for a position on the MTD board, send an application to:
Champaign County Offices
1776 E. Washington
Urbana, IL, 61801