Gerard P. Bringmann
PCAC Chair, LIRRCC Chair & MTA Board Member
Gerard Bringmann is the Chair of the Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA (PCAC) and the Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council (LIRRCC) and an MTA Board member representing LIRR riders. A regular rider from Patchogue on the Montauk Branch, he started commuting on the LIRR in 1982 and has fought to improve service and the commuter experience ever since. An active member of his community, Mr. Bringmann is also currently the Associate Director for Advocacy of Suffolk Region PTA and became the Chair of the Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA (PCAC) in 2021.
He previously served as the Chair of the LIRRCC for four years, the vice Chair of the LIRRCC for two years, and as the PCAC second vice chairman for two years.
Mr. Bringmann received an Associate Degree in Applied Science degree from the State University of New York at Farmingdale. He is married with three children and nine grandchildren.