Stacie Morales

Stacie Morales


Chief Executive Officer

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Stacie Morales joined MOVE in August of 2013, as the Program Manager of MOVE, the designated CTSA in Stanislaus County, California. Stacie has over 12 years’ experience in the transit industry. In addition, she has over 26 years’ experience in business, marketing and mobility management projects.

In October 2017, Stacie was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of MOVE, as it became an independent non-profit organization. Stacie works closely with social service agencies to ensure that prospective consumers’ transportation needs are met. She has extensive experience creating partnerships with local human service agencies to proactively address transportation issues with seniors and persons with disabilities.

Stacie is an active member of her community. She has served 8 years on local school boards. She is currently a member of CalACT, the Commission on Aging and the chair for the Social Service Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC). She is extremely passionate about assisting senior, individuals with disabilities and veterans to find the best transportation to meet their needs.






Sue Ellen Ash

Sue Ellen Ash


Administrative Manager

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Sue Ellen Ash joined MOVE in November 2017, as the Administrative Manager. She has over 10 years of professional, administrative experience – including Administrative Management of several paratransit satellite offices, nationwide. She was also responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all data for NTD reporting and special projects. She brings disciplined and strategic thinking; helping to create routine and structure, while also keeping in mind alternative ways to proceed should any obstacles arise.

Sue Ellen oversees all the administrative functions in the office – including A/P, A/R and monitoring payroll. She has her Transit and Paratransit Management Certificate, from the University of the Pacific, Eberhardt School of Business. She is also a licensed Notary Public.






Kaylee Whitlow

Kaylee Whitlow


Administrative Assistant

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Kaylee Whitlow joined MOVE in December of 2014, as an Administrative Assistant. She was promoted to BRIDGES Coordinator in January of 2018. She has over 7 years of administrative experience and working with people with disabilities.

Kaylee’s primary duties include the day to day operation of the Bridges Volunteer Driver program, data entry, taking calls and assisting with other projects as they arise.

In May of 2014, Kaylee graduated from Modesto Junior College with an Associate degree in Business Administration and continues to further her education as a full-time student at California State University Stanislaus, where she will complete her bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in May 2018.






Tiffany Leijten

Tiffany Leijten


Volunteer Coordinator

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Tiffany joined Move in September of 2017. She is the Volunteer Coordinator for the VetsVan Program, which transports disabled and homebound Veterans to medical appointments.

Working with volunteers is a natural fit for Tiffany. She has over 15 years of experience being a volunteer in her community and has a heart for service. After receiving her Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Tiffany also worked for Stanislaus County Aging and Veterans Services for 5 years. She is familiar with the many services provided to seniors and veterans.

Being a U.S. Army Veteran herself, Tiffany has a passion for working with Veterans and is a member of VFW. She enjoys being a team player and working with others to achieve organizational success.






Mattias Mechsner

Mattias Mechsner


Travel Trainer

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Mattias joined MOVE in February 2015, as a Travel Trainer. Over the years he has been trained in: first-aid, non-violent crisis intervention, behavioral management, water safety, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) eligibility, and much more.

Mattias has over 7 years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities. He has worked as an instructor at a day program, helping individuals with disabilities to achieve their full potential and develop independent living/job-readiness skills, as well as a camp-counselor for a non-profit mission organization where he provided personalized 24/5 care for people with disabilities of all ages.

Working with the differently abled population, individuals from other countries, and various professionals has granted Mattias a balanced set of interpersonal skills fitting for his job as a travel trainer with MOVE.

Mattias is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to work with MOVE in Stanislaus County and is always seeking to find new ideas and solutions to better assist people obtain the best quality of life possible.






Salome Garcia

Salome Garcia


Travel Trainer

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Salome joined MOVE in December 2010, as a Travel Trainer. Salome has over 20 years of experience working with persons with disabilities. Salome’s experience includes working in local community integration, transition programs, and group home settings.

She has received behavior modification and professional assault crisis trainings. She has over 100 hours of other trainings related to individuals with disabilities.

Salome has a passion for working with persons with disabilities and seniors – she is patient, calm, and assuring – translating into a wonderful Travel Trainer.






Alicia Rodriguez

Alicia Rodriguez


Travel Trainer

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Alicia Rodriguez joined MOVE in December 2014, as a Travel Trainer. Alicia is bilingual in Spanish and English and has 10 years’ experience working with people with disabilities.

Alicia has worked in community integration and behavioral management programs. She has a passion for helping people live independent lives and throughout her career has assisted people with disabilities with independent living skills, job readiness skills and travel training skills.

Alicia is a certified Medical assistant and has certifications in Behavior Management and Crisis Intervention. Alicia is determined to help people reach their full potential and gain independence by learning to navigate the public transit system.