The DART Board is a 15-member group, comprised of individuals from the member cities including Dallas, Addison, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Farmers Branch, Garland, Glenn Heights, Highland Park, Irving, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett and University Park.
“DART plays a fundamental role in helping Dallas and the surrounding communities work better,” says Mr. Reyes, managing partner of the Dallas law firm Heygood, Orr, Reyes, Pearson & Bartolomei. “I am honored to serve on the board, and hope I can do a small part to make DART the modern, flexible and accessible transportation system we all want and need.”
Mr. Reyes was nominated to the post on the DART Board of Directors by Dallas City Councilwomen Dr. Elba Garcia and Pauline Medrano and Councilman Steve Salazar. The Dallas City Council approved his appointment by unanimous vote during its regular meeting on April 23, 2008. Mr. Reyes will be sworn in during the next regular board meeting, scheduled for May 13, 2008.
The mission of Dallas Area Rapid Transit is to build, establish and operate a safe, efficient and effective transportation system that provides mobility, improves the quality of life, and stimulates economic development. The job of the DART Board of Directors is to govern that process.
Mr. Reyes and the attorneys at Heygood, Orr, Reyes, Pearson & Bartolomei are dedicated to representing clients in matters involving business litigation and life-altering personal injury matters. Mr. Reyes focuses his practice on complex litigation involving insurance companies and corporations.
In addition to the DART Board of Directors, Mr. Reyes also serves as a member of the board of the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.