Statement on the Vice President Appointment to the Virginia Transit Association


Richmond, VA - Following this morning's Virginia Transit Association Board of Directors meeting, Williamsburg Councilman Benming “Benny” Zhang was unanimously confirmed as the next Vice President of the Virginia Transit Association. He replaces outgoing Vice President Chad Green (York County Board of Supervisors) for a two-year term. The Williamsburg Area Transit Authority is also a member jurisdiction of the Virginia Transit Association.

Zhang said, I am deeply honored to earn the appointment for Vice President of the Virginia Transit Association. I look forward to joining President Diantha McKeel (Albermarle County) in supporting VTA’s efforts statewide. I would also like to express my appreciation to outgoing Vice-President Chad Green and past immediate President David Snyder (Falls Church) for their service to all things Virginia transit.”

About VTA: Founded in 1977, the Virginia Transit Association (VTA) provides public education and legislative advocacy to support public transportation systems throughout the Commonwealth. The VTA has 57 total members, which include 24 transit properties and 33 business and associate members. For more info, please visit the VTA website: