By Senators Gardner, Haugen, Spanel, Rasmussen and Fraser


            WHEREAS, Dan Snow’s commitment to public transportation began thirty years ago when he became a bus driver; and


            WHEREAS, In 1980, Snow became operations director at Intercity Transit, where he stayed for eight years; and

            WHEREAS, In 1987, Snow started Island Transit, providing vision and leadership as the organization’s first general manager; and 

            WHEREAS, In October of 1991, Dan Snow became the Executive Director of the Washington State Transit Association, nonprofit corporation representing all twenty-five transit systems in the state and Washington State Ferries; and


            WHEREAS, With the Washington State Transit Association, Snow has worked on numerous projects and served on several committees, representing minority viewpoints with good humor and without bias; and


            WHEREAS, His accomplishments have caused his colleagues to regard him in high esteem and with warm affection; and


            WHEREAS, Snow’s personal integrity, advocacy and sense of values have served the public transportation industry and the people of this state well;


            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate honor Dan Snow for his commitment to public transportation; and


            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Dan Snow, Executive Director of the Washington State Transit Association.

I, Tony M. Cook, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 8766,

adopted by the Senate March 13, 2002.


Secretary of the Senate