Edna Stanley is a Service Operations Superintendent for Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. She is responsible for the management and oversight of three Metro rail divisions, including revenue line service, passenger station activities, and yard operations. She also develops operating policies and procedures, and service plans for special events and construction activities.
Edna has 20 years of transportation experience and has been promoted through increasingly responsible technical and supervisory positions based on expertise, demonstrated initiative, and contributions to operational safety and efficiency. She’s held almost every Bus and Rail operations position including Bus Operator, Station Manager, Train Operator, Dispatch Supervisor, Rail Operations Supervisor, Central Control Supervisor, Roadway Worker Protection Instructor, and Chief Operations Supervisor. Edna began her career with LA Metro as a Director and was promoted to Service Operations Superintendent within six months. Prior to LA Metro, she was the Manager of Station Operations at the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), and a Superintendent at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
Edna serves on the Southern California Cohort of the Government Alliance on Race & Equity (GARE); a federal initiative focused on systematically advancing racial equity across jurisdictions nation-wide. She is also a member of Metro’s African American Employee Association, and the APTA International Rail Rodeo Committee. In her spare time, she loves to bake cakes and travel around the world.