About the CAC

The TJPA’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) was created to advise the TJPA Board of Directors on matters of public interest relating to the Transbay Program (TJPA CAC Bylaws). Representing the diversity of the Bay Area, the CAC includes fifteen voting members appointed by the TJPA Board of Directors, plus one non-voting TJPA staff member liaison. Voting members are appointed for two-year terms, except seven members who served an initial one year term upon creation of the body. Each member is eligible to serve a maximum of three consecutive terms.

Effective February 22, 2022, CAC meeting archives are available here on Box.com which includes a recording of each meeting. Please note that there is no sign-up or log-in required, and viewers may wish to download recordings for full functionality.

Members represent each of the following categories:

TJPA Citizens Advisory Committee

Member of the Citywide (San Francisco) business community
(Brian Larkin, Chair)

Daily Caltrain Rider into San Francisco
(Belal Aftab, Vice Chair)

Regional transit advocate
(Richard Burnett)

Environmentalist
(Gerald Cauthen)

Daily MUNI Rider on a line through the Transit Center
(Gabriel Chan)

Daily AC Transit Rider into San Francisco
(Claire Kostohryz)

Representative from labor
(Pedro Mendez)

Member of a planning or good-government non-profit organization
(Anthony Nachor)

Regional transit advocate
(Mark O’Dell)

Bicycle advocate
(Hunter Oatman-Stanford)

Local Business from District 6 (zip code 94105 or 94107)
(Andrew Robinson)

Disabled advocate
(Joshua Rosen)

San Francisco based public transit advocate
(Howard Wong)

Local Resident from District 6 (zip code 94105 or 94107)
(Vacant)

Member with expertise in real estate development or real estate finance
(Vacant)