Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) welcomes new board members Ray Jackson, Jon-Bertrell Killen, Dominique Torres and Catherine Cuellar.
Jackson, Killen and Torres are City of Dallas representatives while Cuellar represents Dallas and the City of Cockrell Hill.
Ray Jackson is Managing Partner of the Jackson Law Firm. He was named one of America's Premier Lawyers and one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine and Eclipse Magazine. Jackson received his Bachelor of Arts in
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