Pamela Sarne McCormick
Pamela Sarne McCormick is Director of Legislative and Community Affairs at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), where she works with a dedicated team of professionals to strengthen the region’s mobility and quality of life.
Throughout her career at SEPTA and at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, McCormick has worked with business, political, labor and community leaders to advance many of the region's most vital policy issues, economic development projects and special events. She joined stakeholders across Pennsylvania to promote passage of Act 89, a $2.4 billion statewide transportation funding plan and collaborated with national advocates to secure passage of the FAST Act, a long-term federal infrastructure investment program. McCormick also managed efforts to support the Hub of Hope, a homeless engagement center at SEPTA Suburban Station, led SEPTA’s annual United Way campaign, and coordinated initiatives including the Southeast Partnership for Mobility and the statewide Bus Roadeo.
Her advocacy efforts are now concentrated on SEPTA’s response and the region’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. With a keen focus on equity and resilience, McCormick works to promote legislative support and stakeholder engagement to advance SEPTA’s policy priorities that include adequate, sustainable investment and ongoing efforts to strengthen the economy, support equity, advance sustainability and promote public health and safety.
McCormick serves on the Boards of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, PFM Foundation, Main Line Chamber of Commerce, Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association, Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association and Summer Search Philadelphia. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and lives in Wayne, Pennsylvania.