Committees of the Board

The Board of Directors has established permanent committees with responsibilities that focus on different areas of agency business:

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee's areas of responsibility include oversight/review of the Board's rules and structure, the Agency's policies, financial plan and budget, legislative plan, government relations and communications strategies, and evaluation of the performance of the CEO.

Meeting Schedule: Executive Committee meetings are held the first Thursday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Committee Members: Dave Somers (Chair); John Marchione (Vice Chair); Marilyn Strickland (Vice Chair); Fred Butler; Dow Constantine; Bruce Dammeier; Roger Millar; Ed Murray; Paul Roberts

Operations and Administration Committee

The Operations and Administrative Committee's areas of responsibility include oversight of operating plans, transit services and customers. The Committee approves the annual service implementation plan and recommends the annual service delivery and agency administration budgets, and operations and administrative policies to the Executive Committee and/or Board. The Board has delegated final approval authority to the Operations and Administration Committee for operating and administration transactions that exceed the CEO's level of authority and under $5 million.

Meeting Schedule: Operations and Administration Committee meetings are held the first Thursday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Committee Members: Paul Roberts (Chair); Joe McDermott (Vice Chair); Dave Earling; Kent Keel; John Marchione; Mary Moss; Pete von Reichbauer

Capital Committee

The Capital Committee's areas of responsibility include oversight of all capital projects including scope, budget, schedule, and construction activities. The Committee recommends actions related to the phase gate program, capital-related policies and the capital budget to the Executive Committee and/or Board. The Board has delegated final approval authority to the Capital Committee for capital program transactions that exceed the CEO's level of authority and under $5 million.

Meeting Schedule: Capital Committee meetings are held the second Thursday of each month from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Committee Members: Fred Butler (Chair); Claudia Balducci (Vice Chair); Nancy Backus; Dave Earling; Rob Johnson; Kent Keel; Mary Moss; Dave Upthegrove

Audit and Reporting Committee

The Audit and Reporting Committee's areas of responsibility include oversight/review of the Agency's financial reports, internal and external audits, and internal controls. The Committee also reviews and approves performance audits to be conducted by the Internal Audit Division.

Meeting Schedule: The Audit and Reporting Committee meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month on a quarterly basis from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Committee Members: Rob Johnson (Chair); Bruce Dammeier (Vice Chair); Nancy Backus; Claudia Balducci; Dave Earling; Joe McDermott; Philip Lovell (Citizen Oversight Panel Chair)