Megan Owens
Executive Director, Transportation Riders United

Megan Owens is the Executive Director of Transportation Riders United (TRU), Detroit’s nonprofit transit advocate, dedicated to improving public transit throughout greater Detroit. She serves on Oakland County Public Transit Authority, which oversees SMART bus service in Oakland County, and co-manages the Transportation for Michigan (Trans4M) advocacy coalition. She was recently voted Woman of the Year by the WTS Michigan Chapter.

A lifelong Michigan resident, Ms. Owens has experience with the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and the Environment, PIRGIM (the Public Interest Research Group in Michigan), the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit (class 31), the Michigan Nonprofit Association’s Executive Leadership Fellowship and the Center for Progressive Leadership.