November 8, 2010
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Kelsey Is New Head of Coast Mountain Bus Company
As part of a corporate reorganization of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) in Vancouver, BC, Doug Kelsey has been named president/general manager of Coast Mountain Bus Company, on an interim basis, and chief operating officer of TransLink.
He succeeds Denis Clements, a 17-year TransLink employee who previously served as president and chief executive officer of Coast Mountain Bus Company, the operating subsidiary of TransLink responsible for most conventional bus service and SeaBus in Metro Vancouver. During his tenure with TransLink and its predecessor, BC Transit Vancouver, Clements oversaw some of the most rapid and far-reaching expansion of bus transportation services in the history of metropolitan Vancouver.
Kelsey formerly was TransLink executive vice president and president of BC Rapid Transit Company, the operating company responsible for the SkyTrain Expo and Millennium lines, West Coast Express commuter rail, overseeing the contract with the private partner operator of the Canada SkyTrain Line.
Succeeding Kelsey in his previous post is Fred Cummings, TransLink vice president, engineering and implementation.