Atlanta Track Club Board of Directors

Gena Major is the Deputy Chief of Safety and Quality Assurance for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). She is a certified transit safety professional, Six Sigma Black Belt and a project management professional. Her experience is rooted in safety, quality and continuous improvement principles. Gena holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Kettering University and an MBA from the University of Michigan, with a concentration in operations management and organizational behavior. As an active member of her community, Gena has served as chair and vice chair of the Audit Oversight Committee for DeKalb County and serves as a community advisor to the DeKalb Board of Education's Audit Committee. She is a long-standing member of Atlanta Track Club and Black Girls RUN!, having volunteered as a group run lead for more than four years. Gena has run five full marathons, including Publix Atlanta Marathon in 2017 as a member of #TeamTakeDownPublix, which involved the largest number of African Americans to collectively run a full marathon. She was also a backer and inaugural participant of The Race, which supports black neighborhoods and black-owned businesses in Atlanta.

Gena Major