Service Alerts!
 

page-top-district

Board of Directors

Board Members

The Board of Directors of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is comprised of 19 members, representing 6 counties, as follows:

Barbara L. Pahre

President, Board of Directors
Barbara L. Pahre
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  August 8, 2000
Representing the County of Napa
Read More About Barbara L. Pahre

District Committee Memberships

  • Ex Officio Member of All Committees
  • Vice Chair, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) Board-District Appointee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Associate Superintendent, Napa Valley Unified School District, retired
  • Adjunct Professor, Chapman University/Brandman University, retired
  • Adjunct Professor, Pacific Union College, retired
  • Owner, Translating Company, Precision Translations

Former and Present Public Service

  • FEMA Task Force
  • Immediate Past President, American Association of University Women
  • Immediate Past President Napa County Retired Teachers Association
  • RM3 Napa County Facilitator
  • City of  Napa Civil Service Commission
  • Napa County Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Original City of Napa Open Space Committee
  • Original City of Napa General Plan Review Committee
  • State Dairy Council Advisory Board

Community Service

  • Garden Facilitator and grant writer for Napa Valley Food Bank and Latinos Unidos of Napa Valley sanctuary gardens growing free food
  • Raise funds for women and girls scholarships through American Association of University Women (AAUW)/Napa Valley Branch yearly Author’s Forum
  • Commercial Kitchen Manager specializing in small start-up artisans
  • Together Napa Valley (member) - glean food from large Napa Valley events
  • Board Member, Napa Community Acupuncture Practice
  • Board Member, Wilkinson School, El Granada, CA
  • Member, Covenant Presbyterian Church Governance Board 

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Iowa State University
  • Master of Arts, Sonoma State University
  • Ed.D., Educational Policy/Curriculum and Instruction, University of Southern California

Contact Barbara

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 921-5858

Michael Theriault

First Vice President, Board of Directors
Michael Theriault
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  March 10, 2011
Representing the City and County of San Francisco
Read More About Michael Theriault

District Memberships

  • Chair, Building and Operating Committee
  • Vice Chair, Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee
  • Member, Golden Gate Transit–Amalgamated Health and Welfare Trust and Retirement Board-District Appointee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Secretary-Treasurer, San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council, retired
  • Business Representative, Ironworkers Local Union 377
  • Organizer, Ironworkers Local Union 377 
  • General Foreman, Romak Iron Works

Public Service

  • Past Member, Workforce Investment San Francisco Board
  • Past Vice Chair, Citizens Bond Oversight Committee, San Francisco Unified School District
  • Past Commissioner, San Francisco Building Inspection Commission

Community Service and Organizations

  • Past Member, Executive Board, San Francisco Labor Council
  • Past Member, Executive Board, California State Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Past Vice President, Young Community Developers
  • Past Member, Executive Committee, San Francisco Housing Action Coalition 
  • Member, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

Education

  • B.A., Liberal Studies, St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM, 1978
  • Journeyman, Ironworkers Local Union 377 Apprenticeship (Apprentice of the Year 1985)

Contact Michael

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 921-5858

Gerald D. Cochran

Second Vice President, Board of Directors
Gerald D. Cochran
Jan. 1, 2020 - Jan. 1, 2022
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  January 26, 2004
Representing the County of Del Norte
Read More About Gerald D. Cochran

District Committee Memberships

  • Chair, Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee
  • Member, Building and Operating Committee
  • Member, Finance-Auditing Committee
  • Member, Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Retirement Investment Trust Board

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Retired Assessor, Del Norte County 1970-2006

Public Service

  • Interim Officer, Veterans Service, Del Norte County
  • Former President, California Assessors’ Association 1979
  • Former Chairman, Sutter Coast Hospital Board of Trustees 1991-1996 
  • Former Member, State Board of Equalization Timber Advisory Committee 1976-2006 
  • Former Member, Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 2002-2006 
  • Former Member, Rural Human Services Board of Directors 1987-2004 
  • Former Member, Humboldt State University President’s Advisory Board 1983-1996

Community Service

  • Member, American Legion
  • Member, Crescent City Rotary
  • Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars

Awards/Special Recognition

  • Life Time Achievement Award, Crescent City - Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce 2005
  • Rotarian of the Year, Crescent City Rotary Club 1997-1998
  • Outstanding Public Service, Del Norte Taxpayers League 1994
  • Young Man of the Year, Crescent City JayCees 1972

Military

  • United States Air Force January 1961 - November 1964
  • Service in Tachikawa, Japan
  • Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Republic of South Vietnam
  • Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

Education

  • Humboldt State University, California

Contact Gerald

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 921-5858

Judy Arnold

Member, Board of Directors
Judy Arnold
Jan. 1, 2020 - Jan. 1, 2022
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  May 13, 2011
Representing the County of Marin
Read More About Judy Arnold

District Committee Memberships

  • Chair, Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee
  • Vice Chair, Transportation Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • 2nd Vice President, County of Marin, District 5, since 2006
  • District Director Senator Pro Tem John Burton
  • District Chief of Staff Senator Carole Migden

Public Service

  • Member, Novato City Council 2004-2006
  • Chair, Transportation Authority of Marin
  • Member, Marin County Transit District
  • Member, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit
  • Chair, Disaster & Citizens Corps Council
  • Chair, Community Development Block Grant Priority Setting Committee
  • Member, Marin Major Crimes Task Force Oversight Committee 

Community Service

  • Co-founder and Vice Chair, Marin Economic Forum
  • Former Member, League of Women Voters
  • Member, Marin Women’s Political Action Committee

Education

  • BA International Relations, University of Kansas

Contact Judy

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA  94129
(415) 923-2223

Gina Belforte

Member, Board of Directors
Gina Belforte
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  March 22, 2013
Representing the County of Sonoma
Read More About Gina Belforte

District Committee Memberships

  • Member, Building and Operating Committee
  • Member, Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Member, City Council, City of Rohnert Park
  • President, Majack Services Inc., dba Stanley Steemer

Public Service

  • Senior Citizens Advisory Commission
  • Water Advisory Committee
  • Subregional/Wastewater System Policy Committee
  • Health Action Council

Community Service

  • Chair of Membership, Rotary Club of Rohnert Park
  • Board Member, Marin Sonoma Chapter of National Association of Property Managers
  • Member, North Coast Rental Housing Association
  • Former President, Sonoma County Adult and Youth Development
  • Former Member, 14th District Parent Teacher Association, Ways and Means
  • Former Member, Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Team Member, Sonoma County System Development
  • Former Member, Creekside Middle School Site Council
  • Former President and Vice President, Parent Teacher Association, Hahn Elementary School
  • Former President and Vice President, Parent/Teacher/Student Organization, Creekside Middle School
  • Former Chair, Community Forum
  • 2010 Women's Initiative Woman Entrepreneur of the Year

Education

  • B.S., Journalism and Public Relations, California State University, Chico
  • General Degree, University of Florence, Italy
  • Professional Marketing Certification, Sonoma State University
  • Certification in ASD, WRT, CCT, Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification

Contact Gina

City of Rohnert Park
City Hall, 130 Avram Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
(707) 588-2226

Sandra Lee Fewer

Member, Board of Directors
Sandra Lee Fewer
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  October 24, 2017
Representing the City and County of San Francisco
Read More About Sandra Lee Fewer

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco, District 1
  • Commissioner, San Francisco Board of Education
  • Director of Education Policy and Parent Organizing, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth

Community Service

  • President, San Francisco Parent Teacher Association
  • Volunteer Coordinator, Alamo Elementary School

Awards/Special Recognition

  • Champion of Justice Award, Chinese for Affirmative Action
  • Parent Leadership Award, Bay Area Parent Leadership Action Network
  • Community Leadership Award, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth

Education

  • M.P.A., Golden Gate University
  • B.A., Justice Administration, Golden Gate University
  • A.A., City College of San Francisco
  • Washington High School

Contact Sandra

City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
(415) 554-7410

Alice Fredericks

Member, Board of Directors
Alice Fredericks
Jan. 1, 2020 - Jan. 1, 2022
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  January 13, 2012
Representing the County of Marin
Read More About Alice Fredericks

District Memberships

  • Vice Chair, Finance-Auditing Committee
  • Vice Chair, Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Retirement Investment Trust Board
  • Member, Building and Operating Committee
  • Member, Transportation Committee
  • Chair, Labor Relations Advisory Committee
  • Secretary, Golden Gate Transit–Amalgamated Health and Welfare Trust and Retirement Board-District Appointee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Member, California State Bar (currently inactive)
  • Former Research Psychologist, Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 1974–1981

Public Service

  • Mayor, Town of Tiburon, 2018-present
  • Council Member, Town of Tiburon, 2001 – present; and, Town of Tiburon Committees:
    • Council representative to Tiburon Safe Routes to School; Council interim representative to Tiburon Peninsula Traffic Relief JPA; Member, Sustainability Ad Hoc Committee; Member, Housing Ad Hoc Committee; Member, Legislation Ad Hoc Committee
  • Transportation Authority of Marin; Commissioner 2001-present; Vice Chair 2018-present; and, Chair, Finance and Policy Executive Committee
  • Member, League of California Cities/North Bay Division, Transportation Communication & Public Works Policy Committee, 2004-present
  • Chair, Legislative Committee, Marin County Council of Mayors and Councilmembers (MCCMC), 2006 – present
  • MCCMC Appointee, ABAG MTC Housing Legislation Working Group, 2019-present
  • Member, Marin County Policy Committee BAYWAVE SLR, 2016 – present

Past Public Service

  • Former Chair, Transportation Authority of Marin, 2011-2015
  • Former Mayor, Town of Tiburon, 2003 – 2004, 2008 – 2009, 2013-2014
  • Former President, Marin County Council of Mayors & Councilmembers, 2006 – 2007
  • Former Member, Executive Committee, League of California Cities/North Bay Division, 2008 – 2016
  • Former Metropolitan Transportation Commission–Appointed Marin Representative, Regional Airport Planning Committee, 2004 – 2010
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, League of California Cities, 2009 – 2011
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Local Government, 2009 – 2011 
  • Former President, League of California Cities: North Bay Division, 2005 – 2006

Community Service

  • Member, Strong Start Initiative Steering Committee 2016
  • Member, Marin Kids 2017-2019
  • Member, Reed Union School District Strategic Planning Committees: 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Member, School Bond Steering Committees, 2005, 2007
  • Member, Marin Forum, 2009 – present
  • Member, Tiburon Chamber of Commerce, 2000 – present
  • Former Member, Belvedere Tiburon Library Foundation, 1998 – 2009

Education

  • J.D. Honors. University of San Francisco School of Law, 1984
  • Post Doctoral Fellow: Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1972 – 1974
  • Ph.D. Behavioral Medicine, University of Miami, 1972

Contact Alice

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 923-2223

Patricia Garbarino

Member, Board of Directors
Patricia Garbarino
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  August 25, 2017
Representing the County of Marin
Read More About Patricia Garbarino

District Membership

  • Member, Building and Operating Committee
  • Member, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) Board-District Appointee

Occupation

  • President, Marin Sanitary Service, Marin Recycling Center and Marin Resource Recovery Center, 2000 to Present
  • Company Development and Human Resources, Marin Sanitary Service, Marin Recycling Center and Marin Resource Recovery Center, 1987-2000
  • Special Education Teacher, Marin County Office of Education, 1976-1987

Public Service

  • Chair, Marin County Board of Education
  • Member, County of Marin AB939 Task Force, since 1993
  • President, California Refuse Recycling Council, 2000-2002

Community Service

  • Board Member, Marin Association for Retarded Citizens (renamed Lifehouse), 1984-2015 (serving twice as board chair)
  • Board Member, Marin Conservation League, 1990-1997

Awards/Special Recognition

  • Citizen of the Year, City of San Rafael, 2008
  • Winner, Women in Business Award for Environmental Service, North Bay Business Journal, 2007
  • Inductee, Marin Women’s Hall of Fame, 1999

Education

  • M.S., Special Education, Dominican College
  • B.A., Special Education, Dominican College

Contact Patricia

Marin Sanitary Service/Marin Recycling & Resource Recovery
565 Jacoby Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 485-5648

Dick Grosboll

Member, Board of Directors
Dick Grosboll
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  August 7, 2006
Representing the City and County of San Francisco
Read More About Dick Grosboll

District Memberships

  • Member, Finance-Auditing Committee
  • Member, Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee
  • Member, Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Retirement Investment Trust Board
  • Chair, Suicide Deterrent System Advisory Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Attorney, Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll
  • Adjunct Professor, Hastings College of the Law (2013-2016)

Public Service

  • Past Commissioner and Chair, San Francisco Parking and Traffic Commission
  • Past Member, San Francisco Charter Revision Committee
  • Past Member, Mayor’s Committee on Commissioners for Mayor Agnos

Community Service

  • Board Member/Past President, North Beach Citizens (homeless/low-income support)
  • Former Chair, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Board of Directors)
  • Past Co-Chair, ACLU-NC Pro-Choice Task Force (1980’s)
  • Past Board Member, SF Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation (1992-1995)
  • Past Committee Member, State Bar of California Human Rights Committee (1990’s)
  • Past Board Member, San Francisco Tomorrow  (1984-1993)
  • Mentor, Mission High School Mentoring Program (Bar Association of SF) (2004-2005)
  • Past Member, Noe Valley Library Capital Campaign Committee (2004-2006)
  • Past President, District One Political Action (1980’s)

Contact Dick

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA  94129
(415) 923-2223

Sabrina Hernández

Past President and Member, Board of Directors
Sabrina Hernández
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  March 13, 2015
Previously Served  Jan. 15, 2004 - Apr. 23, 2009
Representing the City and County of San Francisco
Read More About Sabrina Hernández

District Committee Memberships

  • Member, Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations
  • Member, Governmental Affairs and Public Information

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Business Representative, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union 6
  • Contract Compliance Officer, SF Electrical Construction Industry
  • CA State Certified Inside Wireman Electrician

Public Service

  • Former Member, San Francisco Human Rights Commission Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Former Member, San Francisco Mayor's Task Force on Construction Contracting

Community Service

  • Member, Board of Business Representatives, San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Member, Executive Board, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Washington, D.C.
  • Member, IBEW Electrical Workers Minority Caucus
  • Member, Golden Gate Women’s Committee of IBEW Local 6
  • Member, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, San Francisco Chapter
  • Member, Coalition of Labor Union Women
  • Member, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
  • Member, Pride at Work

Education

  • Lowell High School, San Francisco
  • B.A., Ethnic Studies/Pre-Med, San Francisco State University
  • Journeyman Inside Wireman Electrician, San Francisco Electrical Industry Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

Contact Sabrina

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 921-5858

Elbert (Bert) Hill

Member, Board of Directors
Elbert (Bert) Hill
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  March 27, 2015
Representing the City and County of San Francisco
Read More About Elbert (Bert) Hill

District Committee Memberships

  • Member, Transportation Committee
  • Member, Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee
  • Member, Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Certified Bicycle Safety Educator, Expert Witness, Video Producer, Bicycle Commuter Services
  • IT Manager, Project/Field Cost Engineer, Data Base Administrator; Bechtel Corporation

Public Service

  • Chair, San Francisco Bicycle Advisory Committee
  • Member, Caltrans District 4 Bicycle Advisory Committee
  • Member, Transit Effectiveness Project, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
  • Member, SF Vision Zero Task Force

Community Service

  • Member, California Association of Bicycling Organizations Board of Directors
  • Member, Livable City Board of Directors
  • Member, Housing Action Coalition Executive Committee
  • Member, Education Committee, League of American Bicyclists
  • Member, Spectrum Federal Credit Union Board of Directors

Awards/Special Recognition

  • National Education Award, League of American Bicyclists
  • Golden Wheel Award, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

Education

  • B.A., Business (Labor Economics and Urban Development), University of Washington, Seattle

Contact Elbert

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 923-2223

James Mastin

Member, Board of Directors
James Mastin
Jan. 23, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  January 23, 2019
Representing the County of Mendocino
Read More About James Mastin

District Committee Memberships

  • Member, Transportation Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience 

  • Director of Auxiliary Services, Mendocino College (1980-2011)

Public Service

  • Member & Co-Chair, Mendocino County Democratic Central Committee (2002-Present)
  • Member, Hopland Fire District Board (2016-Present)
  • Member & Chair, Mendocino Transit Authority Board (1993-2019)
  • Member, California Transit Association Executive Committee (2003-2019)
  • Mayor, City of Ukiah (1998-2000)
  • Councilmember, City of Ukiah (1993-1998)
  • Planning Commissioner, City of Ukiah (1981-1986)

Community Service

  • Former Chair, Ukiah Players Theatre Board
  • Former Chair, Mendocino Co. Economic Development and Financing Corp.
  • Former President, Ukiah Community Center Board of Directors
  • Former President, West Company
  • Former President, Mendocino College Management/Confidential Employees
  • Former President, Mendocino College Classified Employees Association
  • Former Chair, Mendocino County Hate Crimes Policy Council
  • Former Co-Chair, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee
  • Former Member, Pride Alliance Network
  • Former Member, Mendocino County Hunger Task Force
  • Member, Founders Circle, Community Foundation of Mendocino Co.
  • Former Board Member, Mendocino Solid Waste Management Authority
  • Former Member, Russian River Watershed Council

Education

  • Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Mendocino College

Contact James

P.O. Box 332
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 468-8809

John J. Moylan

Member, Board of Directors
John J. Moylan
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  May 6, 2005
Previously Served  Jan. 9, 1997 - Mar. 9, 2001
Representing the City and County of San Francisco
Read More About John J. Moylan

District Committee Memberships

  • Vice Chair, Building and Operating Committee
  • Member, Finance-Auditing Committee
  • Member, Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee
  • Member, Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Retirement Investment Trust Board

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Retired Business Manager, Plasterers’ and Shophands’ Local Union No. 66 1969-1992

Public Service

  • Former Member, San Francisco Human Rights Commission 1985-1987
  • Former Member, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission
  • Former Advisor, California Air Pollution Control Board 1980-1992

Community Service

  • President, American-Irish Alliance
  • Founding Co-Chairman, San Francisco-Cork City, Sister City Committee
  • Member, Olympic Club
  • Former Member, St. Mary’s Hospital in San Francisco Community Board

Awards/Special Recognition

  • John F. Henning Institute Award in Recognition of Distinguished Service, “For the Dignity of Work and the Worker,” by Saint Mary’s College of CA, on October 5, 2013
  • John J. Moylan Day in San Rafael on March 16, 2008 declared by Mayor Albert J. Boro
  • John J. Moylan Day in San Francisco on March 16, 2008 declared by Mayor Gavin Newsom
  • Special Honors, American Ireland Fund Annual Dinner on March 10, 2000
  • John J. Moylan Day in San Francisco on August 14, 1993 declared by Mayor Frank Jordan
  • Certificate of Outstanding and Dedicated Service to the Trade Union Movement and the Irish Community, United States House of Representatives sponsored by Congressman Tom Lantos on August 14, 1992
  • Certificate of Exemplary Record Leadership and Community Service, California Senate sponsored by Senator Quentin L. Kopp on August 6, 1992
  • Certificate of Outstanding Union and Civic Leadership, California Assembly sponsored by Assemblyman John Burton on July 27, 1992
  • James Larkin Award for Outstanding Contemporary Irish Culture and Society, The Celtic Foundation in 1984
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service to the Community, Irish Israeli Italian Society on March 1984
  • Certificate of Honor, San Francisco Board of Supervisors sponsored by Supervisor Lee Dolson on December 13, 1982
  • Certificate of Appreciation, California Assembly sponsored by Assemblyman Peter Chacon on August 5, 1981

Military

  • Veteran, United States Army, German Occupation Forces 1953-1955

Contact John

2985 – 24th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 923-2223

David A. Rabbitt

Member, Board of Directors
David A. Rabbitt
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  January 28, 2011
Representing the County of Sonoma
Read More About David A. Rabbitt

District Committee Memberships

  • Chair, Transportation Committee
  • Member, Building and Operating Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Member, Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, County of Sonoma
  • Architect, Business Owner

Public Service

  • Chair of the Board, County of Sonoma, District 2, since 2011
  • Former Vice Mayor and City Councilmember, City of Petaluma
  • California State Association of Counties (CSAC)
  • Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission
  • Association of Bay Area Governments Community Advisory Board
  • Member, San Francisco Bay Water Transit Authority
  • North Bay Water Reuse Authority
  • Sonoma/Marin Area Raid Tranist II Board of Directors
  • Alternate, Local Agency Formation Commission
  • Member, Building Economic Success Together (BEST)
  • Sonoma County Transportation Authority
  • Sonoma County Employee Retirement Association
  • Member, Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District

Community Service

  • Co-Founder, SHAKE-Support Healthy Active Kids in Education
  • Past PTA President, McNear Elementary School
  • Former Board Member, Southern Sonoma County Tomorrow’s Leaders Today
  • Former Board Member, Sonoma County Alliance Soccer Club
  • Former Board Member, Petaluma National Little League

Education

  • University of Oregon, BArch (5 year, professional degree), 1980-1985

Contact David

Sonoma County Administration Building
Room 100A
575 Administration Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(415) 923-2223

Kathrin Sears

Member, Board of Directors
Kathrin Sears
Jan. 1, 2020 - Jan. 1, 2022
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  December 16, 2011
Representing the County of Marin
Read More About Kathrin Sears

District Committee Membership

  • Vice Chair, Government Affairs and Public Information Committee
  • Member, Transportation Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Supervisor, County of Marin, District 3, since 2012
  • Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Division of Consumer Protection, State of California, 2005 - 2011
  • Attorney, Private Practice, 1989 - 2005

Public Service

  • Vice- Chair, Marin Energy Authority Board
  • Member, Bay Conservation and Development Commission
  • Member, Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit Board
  • Member, Transportation Authority of Marin Board
  • Member, Marin Transit Board
  • Member, Marin Economic Forum
  • Member, Richardson Bay Regional Agency
  • Member, Local Area Formation Commission
  • Member, Marin Telecommunications Agency
  • Former Planning Commissioner, City of Sausalito, 1993 - 1997
  • Former Chair, Public Safety Facilities Steering Committee, City of Sausalito, 2002
  • Former Chair, Parking Policy Task Force, City of Sausalito, 1999

Community Service

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Conservation Corps North Bay, 2003 - 2007
  • Former Pro Bono Legal Advisor, Conservation Corps North Bay, 1995 - 2005

Awards/Special Recognition

  • Fulbright Scholarship, Doctoral Dissertation Research
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, Harvard University

Education

  • B.A., Asian Studies, Carleton College (1973)
  • M.A., China Regional Studies, University of Washington (1977)
  • Ph.D, Political Science, University of Michigan (1985)
  • J.D. from Harvard University (1989)

Contact Kathrin

3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 329
San Rafael, CA 94903-4189
(415) 923-2223

Brian M. Sobel

Member, Board of Directors
Brian M. Sobel
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  August 19, 2008
Previously Served  Mar. 4, 1993 - Mar. 31, 1995
Representing the County of Sonoma
Read More About Brian M. Sobel

District Memberships

  • Chair, Finance-Auditing Committee
  • Chair, Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Retirement Investment Trust Board
  • Member, Transportation Committee
  • Member, Golden Gate Transit–Amalgamated Health and Welfare Trust and Retirement Board-District Appointee

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • Principal Consultant, Sobel Communications
  • Author, Two Books including The Fighting Pattons, along with an Anthology
  • Writer, National Publications including The Wall Street Journal, Armchair General and Others
  • On-Air Political Analyst, Several Local and Regional Media Outlets

Public Service

  • Former President, California 4th Agricultural District – Sonoma and Marin Counties
  • Former Vice Mayor and City Councilmember, City of Petaluma
  • Former Planning Commissioner, City of Petaluma
  • Former Chair, Sonoma County Transportation Authority
  • Former Co-Chair, Highway 101 Corridor Action Committee

Community Service

  • Board Chair, Bank of Marin Board of Directors and Bank of Marin Bancorp Board of Directors
  • Past President, Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Education

  • San Francisco State University, Broadcast Communication Arts

Contact Brian

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 923-2223

Norman Yee

Member, Board of Directors
Norman Yee
Jan. 1, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2021
TERM OF OFFICE
Appointment Date  March 22, 2013
Representing the City and County of San Francisco
Read More About Norman Yee

District Committee Memberships

  • Member, Finance-Auditing Committee
  • Member, Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Retirement Investment Trust Board

Occupation/Professional Experience

  • President of the Board, City and County of San Francisco, District 7, since 2013
  • President, San Francisco Board of Education
  • Executive Director, Wu Yee Children’s Services

Public Service

  • Board of Directors, San Francisco Child Care Providers Association
  • Board of Directors, Chinese Culture Foundation

Awards/Special Recognition

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation, Casey Foundation Children and Family Fellow
  • Coro Focus Program

Education

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A., Education, San Francisco State University

Contact Norman

City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244
San Francisco, CA 94102

Board Presidents

Name County
George P. Anderson County of Mendocino
Albert J. Boro County of Marin
James R. Bronkema City and County of San Francisco
Harold C. Brown, Jr County of Marin
L. E.“Bud” Castner City and County of San Francisco
Manuel Ceballos City and County of San Francisco
Carl Daubeneck County of Mendocino
Daniel F. Del Carlo City and County of San Francisco
Joseph J. Diviny City and County of San Francisco
Lowell Eddington County of Napa
Herbert J. Fehely County of Del Norte
William P. Filmer City and County of San Francisco
Edwin M. Fraser County of Del Norte
John E. Fraser County of Del Norte
Gary T. Giacomini County of Marin
Matthew A. Graham County of Marin
Dick Grosboll City and County of San Francisco
William D. Hadeler City and County of San Francisco
James L. Harberson County of Sonoma
Sabrina Hernández City and County of San Francisco
Stephan C. Leonoudakis City and County of San Francisco
Ben K. Lerer City and County of San Francisco
Dan E. London City and County of San Francisco
Robert McDonnell City and County of San Francisco
Maureen Middlebrook County of Sonoma
John L. Molinari City and County of San Francisco
William Moskovitz City and County of San Francisco
John J. Moylan City and County of San Francisco
John E. Nelson County of Mendocino
Hugo D. Newhouse City and County of San Francisco
A. R. O’Brien County of Mendocino
C. Paul Bettin County of Marin
Janet Reilly City and County of San Francisco
Charles W. Reinking County of Sonoma
Bob Ross City and County of San Francisco
Warren Shannon City and County of San Francisco
Carol Ruth Silver City and County of San Francisco
Stanley M. Smith City and County of San Francisco
Robert B. Stockwell County of Marin
J. Dietrich Stroeh County of Marin
Peter Tamaras City and County of San Francisco
William J. Varley City and County of San Francisco
Former Directors

Name County
Michela Alioto-Pier City and County of San Francisco
Tom Ammiano City and County of San Francisco
Georg P. Andersone County of Mendocino
Peter R. Arrigoni County of Marin
Thomas F. Bagshaw County of Marin
Arnold Baptiste County of Marin
William H. Barone County of Sonoma
Joseph P. Berry County of Sonoma
Richard E. Boesel, Jr County of Marin
Albert J. Boro County of Marin
Barbara Boxer County of Marin
London Breed City and County of San Francisco
Vallie Brown City and County of San Francisco
Harold C. Brown, Jr County of Marin
Michael J. Cale County of Sonoma
David Campos City and County of San Francisco
L. E.“Bud” Castner City and County of San Francisco
Jack W. Cavanagh County of Sonoma
Carmen Chu City and County of San Francisco
Nathan F. Coombs County of Napa
Chas H. Curley County of Marin
Carl Daubeneck County of Mendocino
Frank P. Doyle
Bevan Dufty City and County of San Francisco
James C. Eddie County of Mendocino
Lowell Edington County of Napa
Logan Eisele County of Marin
Sean R. Elsbernd County of Mendocino
Herbert J. Fehely County of Del Norte
Edwin M. Fraser County of Del Norte
John E. Fraser County of Del Norte
Peter A. Gasser County of Napa
W. Finlaw Geary County of Sonoma
Gary T. Giacomini County of Marin
M. A. Graham County of Marin
Ron K. Greenslate County of Napa
E. J. "Nin" Guidotti County of Sonoma
Tony Hall City and County of San Francisco
James L. Harberson County of Sonoma
Thomas D. Hardcastle County of Marin
Colleen B. Henderson County of Mendocino
Charles E. Hinkle County of Sonoma
James R. Hooper County of Del Norte
William K. Johnson County of Sonoma
Mike Kerns County of Sonoma
John B. Kress County of Marin
William R. Lucius County of Sonoma
George H. Ludy County of Marin
Harry Lutgens County of Marin
Eric L. Mar City and County of San Francisco
Michael F. Martini County of Sonoma
Thomas Maxwell County of Napa
Bernard McClendon County of Del Norte
Charles McGlashan County of Marin
Jake McGoldrick City and County of San Francisco
Joseph A. McMinn County of Sonoma
Milton McVay County of Del Norte
Dean N. Meyer County of Marin
Maureen Middlebrook County of Sonoma
Leland S. Murphy County of Marin
Cynthia L. Murray County of Marin
John E. Nelson County of Mendocino
A. R. O’Brien County of Mendocino
C. Paul Bettini County of Marin
Aaron Peskin City and County of San Francisco
Helen Putnam County of Sonoma
Nancy C. Read County of Sonoma
Janet Reilly City and County of San Francisco
Charles W. Reinking County of Sonoma
Tiffany Renée County of Sonoma
Bob Ross City and County of San Francisco
Joanne Sanders County of Sonoma
Gerardo Sandoval City and County of San Francisco
Lynne Newhouse Segal City and County of San Francisco
Leah C. Shahum City and County of San Francisco
Jeff Sheehy City and County of San Francisco
Joseph E. Sheeks County of Marin
Virginia H. Simms County of Napa
Dave Snyder City and County of San Francisco
Brian M. Sobel County of Sonoma
Richard D. Spotswood County of Marin
Allen C. Stansbury County of Sonoma
Robert Stockwell County of Marin
J. Dietrich Stroeh County of Marin
R. A. Thompson County of Marin
Robert H. Trumbull County of Marin
Shamann Walton City and County of San Francisco
Henry Westbrook, Jr. County of Del Norte
Scott Wiener City and County of San Francisco
Michael Wornum County of Marin
Eric A. Ziedrich County of Sonoma

Note: Some former Board members have biographical pages, which were available after November 2004.

Close
Top of Page