Board of Directors

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Public Member Coastside Recruitment

The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) Board of Directors is accepting applications for the Coastside Public Member seat.  Applications are due Monday, November 3, 2014.

To apply, you must be a resident of San Mateo County residing in the coastal region of the County and cannot be an elected official or have served as an elected official within the previous 12 months.  Public members are appointed to represent the diverse resident of the county.  Click here for for the application.

Please call 650-508-6242 if you have questions.

Board Members:

Jeff Gee, Chair
Shirley Harris, Vice Chair **
Carole Groom
Rose Guilbault **
Zoe Kersteen-Tucker **
Karyl Matsumoto
Adrienne Tissier

The Board of Directors consists of nine members from various leadership positions in the community with the following composition:

  • Two members from the county Board of Supervisors
  • * One transportation expert appointed by the Board of Supervisors
  • Three city councilpersons, appointed by the City Selection Committee. Each councilperson represents a judicial district in San Mateo County.
  • ** Three public members, one of whom must reside on the coastside, appointed by the above six members.

The Board and its committees meet the first Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. to determine overall policy for the District.  Agendas are available approximately one week before the meetings.  Comments to the board may be submitted to, by fax at 650-508-6281 or by writing to 1250 San Carlos Ave., P.O. Box 3006, San Carlos, CA, 94070-1306.  Any correspondence to be included in the Board reading file must be received by 2 p.m. the day before the Board meeting.  Correspondence, including any personal information such as names and e-mail addresses, submitted to this agency will become disclosable public records. 

FPPC Form 806 Agency Report of Public Officials Appointments


View the meeting calendar, agenda and minutes HERE.

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