Muna Rustam, Transit Assistant
- Transit Program Administrator
As SAM's Transit Assistant, Muna oversees all transit administrative responsibilities. This includes the collection of the self-employment and payroll taxes, distribution and reconciliation of bus passes, providing information, travel training, referral and trip planning for the public, as well as community outreach, fiscal responsibilities and general administrative tasks. This position appealed to her because she could assist others and improve the community while utilizing her business skills.
She has 12 years of experience as a municipality billing specialist and customer service specialist for Sunrise Water Authority. Along with billing she handled collections, customer resolution, adjustments, providing administrative support to the board and management, and overseeing the front office staff.
Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Illinois and Texas, Muna moved to Oregon 27 years ago, and has lived in the neighboring town of Estacada for 25 years. She is currently completing a bachelor degree in both business and psychology. In her spare time she has volunteered for the library, various athletic youth sports programs, and worked with the homeless. She enjoys spending time with her three kids and grandchildren as well as reading, hiking and traveling.