The University of California Institute of Transportation Studies (UC ITS) Board of Advisors consists of 12 nominated members (each ITS branch nominates 3 members) and 11 ex-officio members representing the Chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, the Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, the Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee 3, the Chair of Senate Budget Subcommittee 5, the Secretary of the California Transportation Agency, the Vice President of Research and Graduate Studies at the UC Office of the President, the Director of Caltrans, the California Energy Commissioner who oversees transportation, the Chair of the California Air Resources Board, the Director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, and the Director of the California Transportation Commission. These distinguished leaders in government, public interest organizations, and industry provide invaluable insight, guidance, and oversight to the UC ITS research, education, and outreach program.

Kome Ajise, Executive Director, Southern California Association of Governments
Samuel Assefa, Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
Richard Bloom, Chair, Assembly Budget Subcommittee 2 on Climate Crisis, Resources, Energy, and Transportation, California State Legislature
Sarah Catz, Director, Center for Urban Infrastructure
Tilly Chang, Executive Director, San Francisco Transportation Authority
James Corless, Executive Director, Sacramento Area Council of Governments
María Elena Durazo, Chair, Senate Budget Subcommittee 5 on Corrections, Public Safety, Judiciary, Labor and Transportation, California State Legislature
Richard France, Principal, Estolano Advisors
Lena A. Gonzalez, Chair, Senate Transportation Committee, California State Legislature
Roland Hwang, Director, Climate and Clean Energy Program, Heising-Simons Foundation
Fran Inman, Senior Vice President, Majestic Realty Co.
Randell H. Iwasaki, Leader of State and Local Transportation, Amazon Web Services
Theresa A. Maldonado, Vice President for Research & Innovation, UC Office of the President
Ramin Massoumi, Global Solutions Director – Mobility, Arcadis
Patty Monahan, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Toks Omishakin, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency
Michael Pimentel, Executive Director, California Transit Association
Liane Randolph, Chair, California Air Resources Board
Tony Tavares, Director, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Laura Tolkoff, AICP, Transportation Policy Director, SPUR
Stephanie Wiggins, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority