About the Board

The TJPA Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from the City and County of San Francisco and the State of California, including the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), the Office of the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors; the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit); and the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board-Caltrain, composed of the City and County of San Francisco, the San Mateo County Transit District, and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.

Regular Board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 9:30 am in San Francisco City Hall Room 416, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102.

Meetings are televised on SFGovTV. Please check the Meetings page of our website for agendas, minutes, and notice of any cancellations, room changes, or special meetings.

Board of Directors

Jane Kim, Chair
San Francisco Board of Supervisors Representative
Jane Kim was appointed to the TJPA by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Ms. Kim was elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2010. She currently serves as a member of the BOS Budget & Finance Committee and chairs the BOS Rules Committee, as well as sitting on the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Budget & Finance Committee and the Treasure Island Development Authority Board. Ms. Kim previously served four years on the San Francisco Board of Education, most recently as its President. She is also a civil rights attorney and former Senior Community Organizer working on issues of affordable housing development, youth workforce development and community benefits. You can learn more about her here: http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=11324

Greg Harper, Vice Chair
AC Transit Representative
bio coming soon…

Art Lloyd
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board Representative
Until his retirement in 1991, Mr. Lloyd worked for Amtrak as Director of Public Affairs – West, where he was known as “Mr. Amtrak.” He has maintained a lifelong commitment to advocacy for passenger rail in the United States, and continues to volunteer his time in many transportation-related organizations, including the California State Railroad Museum Foundation, the Rail Passenger Association of California & Nevada, and the San Joaquin Valley Rail Committee. He is also a past director and founder of the National Association of Railroad Passengers.

Gabriel Metcalf
Office of the San Francisco Mayor Representative
Gabriel Metcalf was appointed to the TJPA by Mayor Edwin Lee in 2011. Mr. Metcalf is the Executive Director of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), a nonprofit public policy think tank that promotes good planning and good government in the Bay Area. He has been a leader on complex transportation, land use, economic development, and environmental planning issues in the Bay Area for more than a decade.

Edward Reiskin
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Representative
Ed Reiskin, Director of Transportation for the City’s multimodal San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), was appointed to the TJPA by the SFMTA Board of Directors. Mr. Reiskin was Director of the Department of Public Works (DPW) from 2008 until assuming his post at the SFMTA in July 2011. While at DPW he oversaw development and opening of several LEED-certified landmarks, including Laguna Honda Hospital and several branch libraries and recreation centers. He also served as the first Director of the City’s 311 Customer Service Center. Prior to coming to San Francisco he served as Interim City Administrator and as Deputy Mayor for the Government of the District of Columbia. He also worked for three years as an assistant to the Oakland City Manager. His career has included conducting academic research on sustainable development and working as an engineer and manager in the private sector.

Bijan Sartipi (ex officio)
State Department of Transportation Representative
Bijan Sartipi has been an ex officio member of the TJPA Board since 2006. He has been with the California Department of Transportation for more than 25 years, and has been the District 4 Director since 2002. As District 4 Director Mr. Sartipi is responsible for overseeing Caltrans operations in the nine Bay Area counties. Mr. Sartipi serves as Commissioner on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission representing the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency. He also serves as an alternate Commissioner of the Bay Conservation Development Commission and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.


Alternates:
Marian Lee for Art Lloyd
Elsa Ortiz for Greg Harper
Tony Anziano for Bijan Sartipi