New Anderson Mayor Names More Staff Members

Merle Jones is coming back to CATS. Mayor-elect Kris Ockomon has appointed Jones as general manager of the city transportation service, in an announcement Wednesday, along with three others: Todd Leever as street commissioner, Robin Allman as Utility Office manager and Steve Priser to director of personnel, according to a press release.
Jones has served the City of Anderson Transit System for 28 years in various positions. Over 17 years and four administrations, he served as the general manager of CATS. Jones also served on the Anderson City Council for four years. Leever comes to the city with more than five years of service to the Madison County Highway Department. Allman has been employed with the city for more than 16 years. With the city, she has earned the leadership positions of credit manager and customer service supervisor in the Utility Department, as well as various other positions within the department.