At the February 21, 2023, board meeting, the District 47 Board of Education approved the appointment of Tracy Hodgson as director of transportation and David Inglis as assistant director of transportation effective July 1, 2023. District 47 serves as the administrative agent for the Transportation Joint Agreement (TJA), the joint bus service for D47 and D155.
Hodgson is currently TJA’s assistant director of transportation. Prior to coming to Crystal Lake, she was the transportation director for Marengo Community Schools, where she also served as a middle school principal and bus driver.
Hodgson says, “I’m tremendously excited to be working for and in my hometown, and, while these are big shoes to fill, I look forward to leading this charge.”
Inglis has served as a bus driver for the past six years driving a variety of routes in D47 and D155 as well as out-of-district. Inglis said he enjoys working with the other drivers, greeting students daily, and discovering all the streets around Crystal Lake. “I look forward to learning new skills to help TJA maintain the community's confidence and continuing to provide safe, efficient transportation for all students.”