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Are you interested in serving on a Citizen Advisory Committee?

The Citizen Advisory Committee brochure includes a brief description of each committee. If you are interested in serving on a committee currently without a vacancy, your application will be held and reviewed when a vacancy arises. To apply, download the brochure and mail it in, or you can complete this fillable form and email or fax it to STA.

The Following Committees have vacant positions (as of 6/12/2024)

    1. Member-At-Large (Solano Community College)
    1. City of Dixon

Citizen Advisory Committees

Several public advisory committees assist the STA Board of Directors and staff in the development of specific policies and transportation plans to improve Solano County’s transit systems, roads and freeways, and alternative modes.

Standing Citizen Based Advisory Committees

Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC)

Meets the first Thursday of every odd-numbered month in the STA office conference room at 6:00 PM. The Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) is responsible for updating and monitoring the progress of the Active Transportation Plan and makes funding recommendations for countywide bicycle priority projects to the STA Board of Directors and member agencies.

Next Meeting :  July 11, 2024

ANNOUNCEMENT: The STA BAC has new positions to be filled! Download the Advisory Committee  Interest form HERE.

Committee Members

AGENCY  MEMBER
Rio Vista Dennis Elliott – Vice-Chair
Vacaville Neal Iverson
Benicia Nancy Lund, Chair
Dixon VACANT
Fairfield Jacob Francisco
Suisun City Tyler Meirose
Vallejo David Belef, Chair
County of Solano Michael Segala
Member at Large Jason Gray
Committee Staff Person Dulce Jimenez
Assistant Planner
(707) 399-3214
djimenez@sta.ca.gov

Safe Routes to School (SR2S)

The STA Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee is responsible for guiding the STA’s Safe Routes to School Program and recommending projects and programs for funding countywide to the STA Board.

Next Meeting :  August 21, 2024

Committee Members

Suisun City Police, Commander Jeff Henderson, Chair
Vallejo USD Chief Operations Officer Mitchell Romao
City of Vacaville Rochelle Wise
Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District Eden Winniford
City of Fairfield Tina Tran, Vice-Chair
Member-At-Large VACANT
Pedestrian Advisory Committee Rep. Diane Dooley
Bicycle Advisory Committee Rep. David Belef
Solano County Office of Education Jennifer Leonard
Solano County Public Health Dail Montanez
Committee Staff Person Amy Antunano
SR2S Assistant Program Manager
(707) 399-3210
aantunano@sta.ca.gov

Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC)

Meets the third Thursday of every other (odd) month at 1:00 pm. The Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC) works on countywide senior and disabled transit issues as required by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and makes recommendations on transit and paratransit funding, claims and coordination.

Next Meeting :  July 18, 2024

Interested in serving on the Paratransit Coordinating Council? Download the Advisory Committee Interest form HERE.

Committee Members

MTC/PAC Representative (1 Position) Dwayne Hankerson
Members at Large (2 Positions) Brian McLaughlin, James Williams
Public Agencies (2 Positions) * VACANT – Education, Teri Ruggiero – Health & Social Services
Social Service Providers (3 Positions) Melissa Westlie, Heather Barlow, Lisa Hooks
Transit Users (3 Positions) ** Cynthia Tanksley ,  Katherine Richter – Vice-Chair, Ruben Brunt-Chair
Committee Staff Person Debbie McQuilkin
Transit Mobility Coordinator
(707) 399-3231
dmcquilkin@sta.ca.gov
* Public Agency position consists of a representative from Solano County Department of Health and Social Services.
** Transit users consist of one (1) elderly representative, one (1) disabled representative, and one (1) low-income representative.

Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC)

Meets the first Thursday of every even-numbered month in the STA office conference room at 6:00 PM. The Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) is responsible for updating and monitoring the progress of the Active Transportation Plan and makes funding recommendations for countywide pedestrian-related projects to the STA Board of Directors and member agencies.

Next Meeting :  August 1, 2024

ANNOUNCEMENT: The STA PAC has new positions to be filled! Download the Advisory Committee  Interest form HERE.

Committee Members

 Agency Representative
Rio Vista Michael Hayes
Vallejo Teresa Booth
Benicia Diane Dooley, Chair
Dixon Miranda Barber
Fairfield Joseph Heffern-Green – Vice-Chair
Suisun City David George
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council Bob Berman
County of Solano Virginia Hernandez Chavez
Vacaville Beatryce “Cookie” Clark
Member-at-Large (Solano Community College) VACANT
Member-at-Large Avery Livengood
Committee Staff Person Dulce Jimenez
Assistant Planner
(707) 399-3214
djimenez@sta.ca.gov

 

Consolidated Transportation Services Agency (CTSA) Advisory Committee

STA formed the CTSA Advisory Committee in 2015 to provide countywide coordination to pursue Mobility Management funding and identify and facilitate implementation of various Mobility Management Programs and Services to support Mobility for Solano County Seniors, People with Disabilities and Low Income.  This committee makes recommendations to the STA Board.

The members include representatives from SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium (5 Transit operators), Paratransit Coordinating Council, Seniors and People with Disabilities Transportation Advisory Committee, Lifeline Advisory Committee, Solano County Health and Social Services, Veteran/Low Income, Area Agency on Aging, and four STA Board Liaisons.

Next Meeting :  September 26, 2024

Committee Members

STA Board Liaisons (4 Positions) Mitch Mashburn – Solano County Supervisor (Vice Chair), Catherine Moy – City of Fairfield, Ronald Kott – City of Rio Vista (Chair), Alma Hernandez -City of Suisun City
Transit Operators (5 Positions) Beth Kranda – SolTrans, Louren Kotow – Dixon Readi-Ride, Diane Feinstein – Fairfield FAST, Lori DaMassa – Vacaville City Coach, Brandon Thomson -Rio Vista Delta Breeze, Kris Lofthus – Suisun Microtransit
County of Solano Director of Health & Social Services Gerald Huber
Independent Living Resources Susan Rotchy
MTC Policy Advisory Council Representative Dwayne Hankerson
Paratransit Coordinating Council Ruben Brunt
Community Action North Bay
Kari Rader
Area Agency of Aging
Elaine Clark
Vallejo Citizen Representative
Helen-Marie Cookie Gordon
Faith in Action Father Robert Fuentes
Dixon Family Resource Center Cookie Powell
County Courts Cynthia Garcia
Committee Staff Person Debbie McQuilkin
Transit Mobility Coordinator
(707) 399-3231
dmcquilkin@sta.ca.gov

 

Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committees

Transportation Equity Working Group

The purpose of the Transportation Equity Working Group is to assist STA in defining transportation equity for Solano County. The group will receive background information on federal, state and regional history, definitions, laws, policies, and programs that influence STA’s equity planning. It will review STA’s recent mobility investments, including comparison with regional equity goals and performance measures. The Working Group will review and comment on a draft Transportation Equity Chapter which STA staff will consider when compiling its recommended Final Transportation Equity Chapter for presentation to the STA Board at a public hearing in September  2019.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

 

Committee Members

City of Benicia Kari Birdseye
City of Dixon Mark Cooley
City of Fairfield Vice Mayor K. Patrice Williams
City of Rio Vista Edwin Okamura
City of Suisun City Mayor PT Princess Washington
City of Vacaville Vice Mayor Jeanette Wylie
City of Vallejo Councilmember Peter Bregenzer
County of Solano, District 4 Supervisor John Vasquez-Chair
District. Rep., Supervisor Hannigan Michael Wilson
Salvation Army Ronald Kinney
Faith in Action Father Robert Fuentes
Solano Community College VACANT
Touro University Andrea Garcia
Vallejo Community Advocate/Commissioner Housing Helen-Marie “Cookie” Gordon
MTC Policy Advisory Council, Solano Rep. Dwayne Hankerson
SOFITCITY O. Johnson
Solano County Public Health Dail Montanez
Rio Vision Robie Williams & Tom Surh
Habitat for Humanity Gerry Raycraft
Independent Living Resources Susan Rotchy
Senior Coalition of Solano Rochelle Sherlock
Vallejo’s Michael Transportation Father Anthony Summers
Committee Staff Person Kathrina Gregana
Associate Planner
(707) 399-3230
kgregana@sta.ca.gov