FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 20, 2017
Experienced school bus executive selected
as district’s new director of transportation
BEAUFORT – A veteran Aiken County school bus executive with a broad range of work experience – including three years behind the wheel – is the Beaufort County School District’s new director of transportation.
Maria McClure worked in various positions with Aiken County Schools over the last 31 years, starting off as a bus driver. After being promoted to transportation secretary and later to Area 1 Transportation Supervisor, she was named as Aiken County’s Executive Manager of Transportation, a position she held for 13 years. She also performed driver exams for Commercial Driver’s License applicants.
“I’m excited to begin a new chapter in my transportation career, particularly working in such a beautiful place and with such welcoming people,” McClure said.
In her new job, McClure will supervise about 175 drivers and staff responsible for transporting more than 11,000 students to or from school each day on about 190 buses that travel more than 11,000 miles each day.
“Ms. McClure has a broad range of experiences that will serve her well here in Beaufort County,” said Chief Auxiliary Services Officer Gregory McCord. “She understands what it takes to run a safe and effective system, and we’re happy to have her.”