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2022 EZ Ride’s Annual Recognition Event – Champions for Change

Wednesday, December 7, 2022


Keynote Speaker

Eleise Richards, Community Engagement Strategist

Lyft Public Policy


Please mark your calendar for our annual recognition event, “Champions for Change”. We will pay tribute to our unsung heroes and feature presentations from some of our awardees. Eleise Richards, Community Engagement Strategist, Lyft Public Policy, will present the keynote address.

This in-person event will begin at noon with lunch followed by presentations. Please join us as we celebrate our 2022 award recipients. These include champions in our transportation programs and Safe Routes to School (SRTS) awards for our municipal and school partners.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Networking Lunch

  • 12:00-12:30pm


  • Avnish Gupta, COO & General Counsel, EZ Ride

Opening Remarks

  • Perry Frenzel, Chairman, EZ Ride

Keynote Address

  • Eleise Richards, Community Strategist, Lyft


  • Outstanding Transportation Program Awards
  • Outstanding Transportation Partner Award
  • NJ Safe Routes Awards


  • Janelle Rivera, Director, Local Programs and Community Mobility – NJ Transit
  • Peter Boynton, Director – Affordable Housing Alliance
  • Andre Sayegh, Mayor – City of Paterson
  • Nicholas Norcia, Superintendent – Fair Lawn School District

Closing Remarks

  • Krishna Murthy, President & CEO, EZ Ride