District names assistant director of transportation

Daniel Lee has been named Assistant Director of Transportation for the Lake Travis school district, Director of Transportation Rhonda Davis announced.

Mr. Lee began his career in 2000 as a lead driver with Durham School Services in the Pflugerville school district.  He is also an experienced technician, drafter, operator and instructor in Computer-aided design, or CAD.  Since 2008, Mr. Lee has served as CEO/Senior Draft of his own company, Daniel Lee & Associates CAD Drafting and Designs.  In 2012, he joined Lake Travis ISD as a bus driver.  Most recently, Mr. Lee served as Special Needs/Safety Coordinator for the district.

“Dan is an exceptional member of our team,” Ms. Davis said.  “He possesses the right balance of leadership skills, technical proficiency, and customer service expertise that I know will serve the department well as we continue to expand our student ridership and grow our department.  We are lucky to have him and look forward to his contributions at the administrative level.”

Mr. Lee was named the 2015-2016 Supervisor of the Year by the Texas Association for Pupil Transportation.

During the 2016-2017 school year, Lake Travis bus drivers traveled 1.2 million miles collectively, transporting approximately 4,500 students throughout 68 routes each day.  For 2017-2018, district officials project a 10% increase in student ridership.