Member, Board of Directors

Appointment Date: January 23, 2007

Term Ending: March 27, 2011 (deceased)

(Representing the County of Marin)

Mailing Address:

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA 94129

(415) 923-2223


District Committee Memberships:

  • Vice Chair, Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee
  • Member, Building and Operating Committee
  • Member, Transportation Committee

Occupation/Professional Experience:

  • Member and Former President, Marin County Board of Supervisors since 2005
  • Executive Director, California Environmental Dialogue 2003-2004
  • Consultant, Environmental Management for various firms 1990-2003
  • Business Planning and Management in High-Technology and Finance 1983-1990

Public Service:

  • Chair, Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit Board of Directors
  • Chair, Marin Energy Authority (MEA)
  • Chair, Richardson’s Bay Regional Authority (RBRA)
  • Commissioner, Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)
  • Commissioner, Local Area Formation Commission (LAFCO)
  • Member, Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) Board of Commissioners
  • Member, Marin Housing Authority Board of Commissioners
  • Director, San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority
  • Member, Marin Transit (the Marin County Transit District) Board of Directors
  • Member, Joint Policy Committee for Climate Change
  • Former Member, Marin Municipal Water District Board of Directors
  • Former Member and Vice Chair, Marin Economic Commission

Community Service:

  • Former Member, Sierra Club Marin Group Executive Committee
  • Former Member, Marin Conservation League Board of Directors
  • Former Member, Environmental Education Council of Marin Board of Directors
  • Former Member, Sustainable Mill Valley Steering Committee
  • Former Member, Sustainable Conservation Board of Directors
  • Former Member, City CarShare Advisory Board
  • Former Member and Consultant, Marin Countywide Plan Update Working Group

Awards/Special Recognition:

  • Award of Merit for the Muir Woods Shuttle, Metropolitan Transportation Commission 2008
  • Bicycle Leadership Award, Marin County Bicycle Coalition 2007
  • Youth Activist Award, Next Generation 2007
  • Environmental Leadership Award, Environmental Education Council of Marin 2006


  • B.A., English Literature, Yale College, Honors
  • M.B.A. and Public Management Certificate, Stanford University, Honors