Anton Neyens (right), celebrated his 90th birthday on Sunday. Neyens served as transportation manager at Bellingham (Wash.) Public Schools for 17 years before moving into school bus sales. He retired in 1998. He's pictured at his birthday celebration with longtime friend Michael Shields of Oregon's Salem-Keizer Public Schools.

Industry veteran turns 90, reflects on career

Web Exclusive: Washington's Anton Neyens has been retired from pupil transportation for more than a decade, but on Sunday, he celebrated a milestone: his 90th birthday. Here, he discusses the progression of his career, from automotive technician to pupil transportation manager to school bus salesman.

Murrell Martin, pupil transportation specialist at the Utah State Office of Education, will officially assume the chair position of the National Congress on School Transportation later this week. He's seen here accepting the American School Bus Council's School Bus Champion Award.

Utah’s Murrell Martin named NCST chair

The state director will officially assume the role at the conclusion of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., later this week, and in the role, he will preside over the 16th National Congress on School Transportation in 2015. Martin replaces West Virginia state director Ben Shew, who is retiring at the end of this month.


Ore. state director Steven Huillet to retire

During his tenure at the Oregon Department of Education, Huillet has worked on key developments to enhance school bus maintenance and safety, including a certification program for technicians to conduct annual inspections.

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