A photo of a man wearing glasses, a blue shirt, and a dark tie, from the chest up.
Recommended by: LIRR Commuters Council
Committee assignments: LIRR/Metro-North, Capital Program, Safety

Gerard Bringmann commutes daily from Patchogue on the Montauk Branch to his job as an Interiors Superintendent in Manhattan. He was appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a seat on the MTA Board representing the Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council (LIRRCC), following confirmation by the New York State Senate.

An active member of his community, Bringmann is currently the Health and Wellness Chairman of Suffolk Region PTA and became the Chair of the Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA (PCAC) on July 1, 2021. He previously served as the chairman of the LIRRCC for four years, the vice chairman of the LIRRCC for two years, and as the PCAC second vice chairman for two years.

Bringmann received an Associate Degree in Applied Science from the State University of New York at Farmingdale.

He is married with three children and nine grandchildren, and has been commuting on the Long Island Rail Road since 1982.