Poudre School District announces new executive director of operations

Matt BryantPoudre School District is pleased to announce that Matt Bryant has been named the new executive director of operations.

Bryant has served as the district’s director of transportation since May 2012. With student safety as his top priority, he spearheaded several major initiatives including GPS tracking and department reorganization. Bryant has also been an active member in the Colorado Association of School Business Officials (CASBO), the Colorado State Pupil Transportation Association (CSPTA), and the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT).

“I’m excited and grateful for the opportunity to serve Poudre School District,” he said. “I’m honored to be a part of such a strong team of leaders and departments, and look forward to being involved in providing safe and exciting learning environments for our students.”

Prior to working for PSD, Bryant owned and operated a bus service for 17 years in New Mexico, providing transportation services to local school districts in three separate communities. He holds an associate degree in Aviation Aircraft Maintenance from Cochise College, a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics, with a Minor in Aviation Safety from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and is an FAA-licensed pilot.

The executive director of operations oversees the departments of Child Nutrition, Facilities Services, Construction Services, Transportation, Planning and Security.

Bryant will transition into the new position following Pete Hall’s retirement in July.