Harrisburg, PA, February 22, 2021– The Pennsylvania School Bus Association is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Ryan Dellinger as their Executive Director.
As a Legislative Director within the Pennsylvania State Senate, Ryan has developed working relationships with a number of state agencies, such as PennDOT and DCED. He has a solid foundation of state government experience, including in-depth knowledge of the legislative process. Ryan also served for a number of years in the Virginia Army National Guard as a mortarman in the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. He deployed with this unit in 2016 on a security forces mission to Qatar.
“On behalf of the PSBA members and officers, I would like to give Ryan a warm welcome,” PSBA President Denille Girardat Myers said, “We are excited to have Ryan in the driver’s seat, steering our day to day operations and advancing our mission. The team at PSBA is a dedicated group of volunteers that work to advance our goals of safety, education, and advocacy for the school bus industry. I am confident that the skills and knowledge Ryan acquired working as a Legislative Director within the Pennsylvania State Senate will make him an excellent leader for our team. And we thank Ryan for his service to our great country.”
As a member of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Ryan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, and later earned a Juris Master of American Legal Studies degree from Liberty University. He is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Shippensburg University. The PSBA is sure to benefit from this combination of formal education and professional and military experience.
“I am incredibly thankful and humbled to be entrusted with this role,” Dellinger said, “PSBA’s focus on high-quality and safe student transportation is of utmost importance, and I am honored to be a part of that effort. I look forward to continuing the great work that the PSBA has done and to developing strong relationships with each and every one of our members.”
Ryan lives in Etters, Pennsylvania with his wife, Darian, and their two dogs, Chloe and Abby. The Pennsylvania School Bus Association was founded in 1980 and consists of over 300 school bus contractors and industry partners who have come together to be a strong voice for school bus safety and the school bus contracting industry. If you would like more information, please contact Ryan Dellinger, Executive Director at 717-975-1951, ext. 500 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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