Markeisha Haynes

Transportation Division Alternate Vice President

Markeisha Haynes, born September 22, 1978, has been a motor coach operator for 17 years for the Big Blue Bus in Santa Monica, Calif.

A member of Local 1785 in Santa Monica, Haynes was elected as local chairperson of LCA-SMB and general chairperson of GCA-SMB in November 2021.

Haynes serves as secretary for the SMART-TD District 3 Chairpersons, is a union organizer and a member of SMART’s Council for Recruitment and Retention.

She was appointed as alternate vice president of the SMART-TD Bus Department on Oct. 1, 2023.

Haynes resides in Wilmington, Calif., and has two children — a son, Darrius, and a daughter, Sanai.