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Board of Directors

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) Board of Directors (Board) is comprised of 19 members, representing six (6) counties. The Board sets policy for the District and directs staff on the maintenance and operation of the Golden Gate Bridge and management and operation of the Golden Gate Transit bus and Golden Gate Ferry systems. Directors serve on standing committees which meet regularly each month.

The 19 members are from the following counties:

  • City and County of San Francisco (9 Directors): One (1) Director is appointed by the Mayor of San Francisco, four (4) Directors are elected members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, and four (4) Directors are non-elected public members appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
  • County of Marin (4 Directors): Two (2) Directors are elected members of the Marin County Board of Supervisors, one (1) Director is an elected member of the Marin County Council of Mayors and Councilmembers and is appointed by the Marin County Board of Supervisors, and one (1) Director is a non-elected, public member appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
  • County of Sonoma (3 Directors): One (1) Director is an elected member of the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, one (1) Director is an elected member of the Sonoma County Council of Mayors and Councilmembers and is appointed by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, and one (1) Director is a non-elected, public member appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
  • County of Napa (1 Director): The Director is a non-elected, public member appointed by the Napa County Board of Supervisors.
  • County of Mendocino (1 Director): The Director is a non-elected, public member appointed by the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors.
  • County of Del Norte (1 Director): The Director is a non-elected, public member appointed by the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors.

The Board meets monthly at 10:00 a.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building at the Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza in San Francisco, California. In each calendar year, the Board may hold one or more regular meetings in each of the other five counties of the District. All meetings are subject to change - please consult the Board Calendar for the meeting information.

Directors are paid $50 per meeting day, up to a maximum of $5,000 in a year, with the exception of the President of the Board who, as an ex-officio member of all committees, may be paid a maximum of $7,500 in one year. Each member of the Board is appointed to serve a two-year term. Terms are renewed by their respective Board of Supervisors, with the exception of one member who is appointed by the Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco.

To address any issue regarding the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, please write the Board of Directors:

President of the Board
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station
San Francisco, CA 94129-0601
Fax: 415-923-2013

districtsecretary@goldengate.org

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