Transportation Committee

The Transportation Committee recommends policies to the Board of Directors related to transportation. The Committee oversees the Regional Plan and other regional transportation planning and programming efforts. It provides oversight of project schedules, costs, and scopes for the major highway, transit, regional arterial, and regional bikeway projects funded under the Regional Transportation Improvement Program, including the TransNet Program. The Transportation Committee receives input from the Mobility Working Group and Social Services Transportation Advisory Council. Recommendations of the Transportation Committee are forwarded to the Board of Directors for action.  

The Transportation Committee meetings are held at 9 a.m. on the third Friday of the month for approximately three hours. 

Staff contact: Clerk of the Board,


The Transportation Committee is composed of elected officials that represent the six subregions as well as representatives from Metropolitan Transit System, North County Transit District, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the Port of San Diego, Caltrans District 11, and the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association.

Jack Shu, Chair, Councilmember, City of La Mesa
(Alternate) Alysson Snow, Councilmember, City of Lemon Grove
(Representing East County)

Tony Kranz, Vice Chair, Mayor, City of Encinitas 
(Alternate) David Zito, Deputy Mayor, City of Solana Beach 
(Representing North County Coastal) 

Raul Campillo, Councilmember, City of San Diego
(Alternate) Marni von Wilpert, Councilmember, City of San Diego 

John Duncan, Councilmember, City of Coronado 
(Alternate) Jose Rodriguez, Councilmember, City of National City 
(Representing South County) 

Monica Montgomery Steppe, Supervisor, County of San Diego 
(Alternate) Joel Anderson, Supervisor, County of San Diego 
(Alternate) Nora Vargas, Chair, County of San Diego 
(Representing County of San Diego)

Dane White, Mayor, City of Escondido
(Alternate) Ed Musgrove, Councilmember, City of San Marcos 
(Representing North County Inland) 

Vivian Moreno
(Alternate) Marcus Bush 
Metropolitan Transit System 

Priya Bhat-Patel 
(Alternate) Jewel Edson / Corinna Contreras 
North County Transit District 

Frank Urtasun
(Alternate) Job Nelson
Port of San Diego

Esther Sanchez 
(Alternate) Rafael Perez 
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority 

Everett Townsend
(Alternate) Roy Abboud
Caltrans District 11
Erica Pinto (Jamul) 
(Alternate) James Hill (La Posta) 
Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association