Maui Economic Opportunity has named Sherrilynn Nishikuni as Assistant Director of Transportation, the No. 2 post in the department.
In her 21 years at MEO Transportation, Nishikuni has driven buses and served as a dispatcher/reservationist, scheduler/planner and lead reservationist. She was Transportation Office Supervisor, overseeing daily operations, before being promoted to Assistant Director in late December.
Nishikuni joined MEO in November 2001 after five years as the lead bus driver with Robert’s Hawaii – Student Transportation.
She will support Director Patty Copperfield and assist with the overall administration, operation and supervision of the Transportation program and staff.
MEO Transportation operates the Maui Bus Americans with Disabilities Act Paratransit bus system for persons with disabilities along public transportation routes and provides specialized transportation throughout Maui, Molokai and Lanai.
MEO buses carry kupuna, youths, persons with disabilities, residents in remote areas and people needing rides to dialysis and health appointments, to their jobs, and to do their shopping. MEO drivers take seniors to meal sites and youths to after-school centers.
For more information about MEO bus services, call (808) 877-7651 on Maui, (808) 553-3218 on Moloka‘i and (808) 565-6665 on Lana‘i.