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Board of Directors

SANDAG is governed by a Board of Directors composed of mayors, councilmembers, and county supervisors from each of the region's 19 local governments.

SANDAG Board of Directors meeting schedules and agendas are available at Comprehensive information on elected officials, representatives, and government agencies that serve the San Diego region is available at the San Diego County Registrar of Voters.

SANDAG Board of Directors as of February 17, 2016

Hon. Ron Roberts

Vice Chair
Hon. Terry Sinnott

Executive Director
Gary L. Gallegos

City of Carlsbad
Hon. Matt Hall, Mayor
(A) Hon. Lorraine Wood, Mayor Pro Tem
(A) Hon. Keith Blackburn, Councilmember

City of Chula Vista
Hon. Mary Salas, Mayor
(A) Hon. Pamela Bensoussan, Councilmember
(A) Hon. John McCann, Councilmember

City of Coronado
Hon. Carrie Downey, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Michael Woiwode, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Bill Sandke, Councilmember

City of Del Mar
Hon. Terry Sinnott, Deputy Mayor
(A) Hon. Dwight Worden, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Al Corti, Councilmember

City of El Cajon
Hon. Bill Wells, Mayor
(A) Hon. Tony Ambrose, Mayor Pro Tem

City of Encinitas
Hon. Lisa Shaffer, Deputy Mayor
(A) Hon. Tony Kranz, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Kristin Gaspar, Mayor

City of Escondido
Hon. Sam Abed, Mayor
(A) Hon. John Masson, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Ed Gallo, Councilmember

City of Imperial Beach
Hon. Serge Dedina, Mayor
(A) Hon. Ed Spriggs, Mayor Pro Tempore
(A) Hon. Robert Patton, Councilmember

City of La Mesa
Hon. Kristine Alessio, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Ruth Sterling, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Bill Baber, Vice Mayor

City of Lemon Grove
Hon. Mary Teresa Sessom, Mayor
(A) Hon. Jerry Jones, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Jennifer Mendoza, Councilmember

City of National City
Hon. Ron Morrison, Mayor
(A) Hon. Alejandra Sotelo-Solis, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Mona Rios, Councilmember

City of Oceanside
Hon. Jim Wood, Mayor
(A) Hon. Esther Sanchez, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Chuck Lowery, Deputy Mayor

City of Poway
Hon. Steve Vaus, Mayor
(A) Hon. Jim Cunningham, Deputy Mayor
(A) Hon. John Mullin, Councilmember

City of San Diego
Hon. Kevin Faulconer, Mayor
(A) Hon. Lorie Zapf, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Chris Cate, Councilmember

Hon. Todd Gloria, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Sherri Lightner, Council President
(A) Hon. Myrtle Cole, Councilmember

City of San Marcos
Hon. Jim Desmond, Mayor
(A) Hon. Chris Orlando, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Rebecca Jones, Vice Mayor

City of Santee
Hon. Jack Dale, Councilmember
(A) Hon. John Minto, Vice Mayor
(A) Hon. Rob McNelis, Councilmember

City of Solana Beach
Hon. Lesa Heebner, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Mike Nichols, Councilmember
(A) Hon. David A. Zito, Mayor

City of Vista
Hon. Judy Ritter, Mayor
(A) Hon. John Aguilera, Councilmember
(A) Hon. Amanda Rigby, Deputy Mayor

County of San Diego
Hon. Dianne Jacob, Vice Chair
(A) Hon. Bill Horn, Supervisor

Hon. Ron Roberts, Chair
(A) Hon. Greg Cox, Supervisor
(A) Hon. Dave Roberts, Supervisor

California Department of Transportation
(Advisory Member)
Malcolm Dougherty, Director
(A) Laurie Berman, District 11 Director
(A) Bill Figge, District 11 Deputy Director

Metropolitan Transit System
(Advisory Member)
Harry Mathis, Chairman
(A) Hon. Mona Rios

North County Transit District
(Advisory Member)
Hon. Mark Packard, Chair
(A) Hon. Ed Gallo
(A) Hon. Mike Nichols

Imperial County
(Advisory Member)
Hon. John Renison, Supervisor, District 1
(A) Maritza Hurtado, City of Calexico

United States Department of Defense
(Advisory Member)
CAPT John J. Adametz, CEC, USN, Commanding Officer
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest
(A) CAPT Daniel P. Turner, CEC, USN, Executive Officer
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest

San Diego Unified Port District
(Advisory Member)
Hon. Garry Bonelli, Commissioner
(A) Hon. Marshall Merrifield, Chair

San Diego County Water Authority
(Advisory Member)
Mark Muir, Vice Chair
(A) Jim Madaffer, Director
(A) Christy Guerin, Director

Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association
(Advisory Member)
Hon. Allen Lawson, Chairman, San Pasqual Band of Diegueño Indians
Hon. Robert Smith, Chairman, Pala Band of Mission Indians

Mexico (Consulate General of Mexico)
(Advisory Member)
Hon. Remedios Gómez-Arnau, Cónsul General of Mexico
(A) Hon. Rafael Laveaga, Deputy Cónsul General of Mexico
(A) Vice Consul Ruth Alicia López