Get to know ...Jenny Berthurem, assistant operations supervisor for CyRide | Ames Tribune

JENNY BETHUREM

Hometown: Aurora, Colorado

Job Title: Assistant Operations Supervisor, CyRide Brief job description: Jenny has worked at CyRide since 1991. As Assistant Operations Supervisor, she helps oversee daily operations to maximize performance of Transit Drivers and Operations Assistants. Jenny analyzes weekly, monthly, and quarterly operational statistics and trends and determines appropriate operational action. She works with the Maintenance Division, CyRide customers, and City departments to provide oversight for the placement of bus stop locations. Jenny monitors performance of Transit Drivers and Operation Assistants. Something to share: City of Ames employees looking for ways to live a healthy lifestyle have been inspired by Jenny"s commitment to exercise and eating right. After Jenny made a decision several years ago to change the way she lived, she shared her story to encourage other employees to make changes that improve their health and well-being. In her spare time, Jenny helps others achieve their physical fitness goals as a personal trainer.

Quote: "I started driving a bus for CyRide when I was a student attending Iowa State University. After receiving my degree in mechanical engineering, I stayed at CyRide, moving from driver to dispatcher to transit trainer and my current position.

Q &A

Q: What is the construction going on at CyRide?

A: There is a lot of activity surrounding the CyRide offices and garage space at 1700 University Blvd. Over the past 8 months, contractors have worked on a concrete flood wall and flood gates at the entrance to the building. Work continues to expand the garage to accommodate 11 more buses, and to increase the height of the ceiling to accommodate hybrid and articulated buses. The majority of this project will be completed this year.

edit @ 9 Feb 2014 18:57:34 by Chance Diaz