Sara joins MCEDD in 2021 as the Mobility and Travel Training Program Manager. Her position will assist both The Link Public Transit and Columbia Area Transit (CAT) as an ambassador to teach local, rural and underserved populations how to use available public transit services in Wasco and Hood River counties. Before joining MCEDD, Sara worked at Columbia Area Transit as a Lead Travel Ambassador in the Gorge during the summer and supervised Guest Services at Mt. Hood Meadows Resort during the winter months. With both parents enlisted in the Army, Sara grew up on the west coast and in Europe. After finishing high school, she studied at Linn Benton Community College & Mt. Hood Community College, serving in the AmeriCorps program after graduation. Sara has been a Gorge resident for 18 years and spends her free time enjoying the area’s outdoor beauty with her Dogs. Canoeing, hiking, skiing… Sara is ready to go with her dog Luna!