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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 1/17/2018)

Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC)

Solano Seniors and People with Disabilities TAC

Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC)

Standing Staff Based Advisory Committees

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

Staff representatives from each member jurisdiction serve on the STA Technical Advisory Committee consisting of City Public Works Directors and the Transportation Engineering Manager from the County of Solano. The TAC meets on the last Wednesday of every month.

Next Meeting :  Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) 5-29-19  |  May 29, 2019

Committee Members

Benicia William Tarbox
Dixon Joe Leach
Fairfield Julie Lucido
Rio Vista Robin Borre
Solano County Matt Tuggle
Suisun City Matthew Medill
Vacaville Shawn Cunningham
Vallejo Terrance Davis
Committee Staff Person Daryl Halls
Executive Director
(707) 424-6075
dkhalls@sta.ca.gov

SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium

The SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium coordinates intercity transit issues between the various transit operators within Solano County. The SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium meets every last Tuesday of every month.

Next Meeting :  SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium 5-28-19  |  May 28, 2019

Committee Members

Dixon Readi-Ride Vicky Jacobs
Fairfield & Suisun Transit Diane Feinstein
Rio Vista Delta Breeze Brandon Thomson
SolTrans Beth Kranda
Vacaville CityCoach Lori Damassa
County of Solano Joyce Goodwin
Solano Mobility Debbie McQuilkin
STA Director of Programs Ron Grassi
Committee Staff Person
Brandon Thomson
Transit Mobility Coordinator
(707) 399-2234
bthomson@sta.ca.gov

Ad Hoc Staff Based Advisory Committees

Regional Transportation Impact Fee (RTIF) Working Group

The RTIF Working Group is composed of public works directors and planning directors, who advise STA staff on the technical accuracy of draft materials and discuss the feasibility of proposed policies.

Committee Members

Benicia William Tarbox
Steven Yee
Dixon Joe Leach
Fairfield Julie Lucido
 Rio Vista George Isaac
 Suisun City Matthew Medill
John Kearns
 Vacaville Shawn Cunningham
Barton Brierley
 Vallejo Terrance Davis
 County of Solano Bill Emlen
Matt Tuggle

Ad Hoc Policy Committees

Policy Committees

Policy Committees act in an advisory capacity to the STA Board of Directors and STA Staff. Elected officials and some staff representatives from each member jurisdiction make recommendations on the Comprehensive Transportation Plan and any studies the STA conducts.

State Route (SR) 12 Corridor Advisory Committee

The purpose of the SR 12 Corridor Advisory Committee (CAC) is to review and provide policy input and set priorities during the development of the SR 12 Corridor Study, covering the area from I-80 in Solano County, through Sacramento County, to I-5 in San Joaquin County.  The CAC is comprised of elected officials from the counties of Solano, San Joaquin and Sacramento, and the cities of Rio Vista and Lodi. The CAC reviews the study scope of work, schedule and public outreach plan.  The CAC receives reports on on-going and planned work on SR 12 from STA, SJCOG and Caltrans.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

County of Solano Jim Spering
County of San Joaquin Ken Vogel
County of Sacramento Don Nottoli
City of Rio Vista Ronald Kott
City of Lodi Larry Hansen
Committee Staff Person Robert Guerrero
Director of Planning
(707) 399-3211
rguerrero@sta.ca.gov

State Route (SR) 12 Steering Committee

This policy committee makes recommendations to the STA Board with regard to strategies and actions to improve safety on SR 12, including studies, improvements, programs and enforcement activities to be conducted and to provide additional SR 12 and funding recommendations to the STA Board.

Upcoming meetings

Committee Members

Rio Vista Ronald Kott
Fairfield Harry Price
Suisun City Lori Wilson
County of Solano Jim Spering
County of Solano VACANT
Committee Staff Person Robert Guerrero
Director of Planning
(707) 399-3211
rguerrero@sta.ca.gov

Arterials, Highways, and Freeways Committee

This policy committee makes recommendations to the STA Board of Directors for changes and updates to the Arterials, Highways, and Freeways Element of the Comprehensive Transportation Plan as well as recommendations on corridor studies, such as the I-80/I-680/I-780 Major Investment & Corridor Study.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Vacaville Ron Rowlett, Chair
Benicia Elizabeth Patterson
Dixon Steve Bird
Fairfield Harry Price
Rio Vista Ronald Kott
Suisun City Lori Wilson
Vallejo Bob Sampayan
County of Solano Erin Hannigan
Technical Advisory Committee Matt Tuggle & Shawn Cunningham
Caltrans TBD
 MTC Ashley Nguyen
Committee Staff Person Robert Guerrero
Director of Planning
(707) 399-3211
rguerrero@sta.ca.gov

Transit & Rideshare Committee

This policy committee makes recommendations to the STA Board of Directors for changes and updates to the Transit Element of the Comprehensive Transportation Plan as well as recommendations on corridor studies, such as the I-80/I-680 Transit Corridor Study.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Dixon Thom Bogue
Benicia Elizabeth Patterson
Vallejo Bob Sampayan
Fairfield Harry Price
Rio Vista Ronald Kott
Vacaville Ron Rowlett
County of Solano Erin Hannigan
Consortium Member (FAST) Diane Feinstein
CCJPA Jim Allison
WETA Kevin Connolly
MTC TBD
Committee Staff Person Robert Guerrero
Director of Planning
(707) 399-3211
rguerrero@sta.ca.gov

Transit Consolidation Committee

This policy committee will provide guidance to the countywide Transit Consolidation Study effort initiated in 2007.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

County of Solano Jim Spering, Chair
Birgitta Corsello
Dixon Thom Bogue
Jim Lindley
Benicia Elizabeth Patterson
Lori Tinfow
Fairfield Harry Price
David White
Rio Vista Ronald Kott
Robert Hickey
Suisun City Lori Wilson
Suzanne Bragdon
Vacaville Row Rowlett
Jeremy Craig
Vallejo Bob Sampayan
Daniel Keen
Committee Staff Person Ron Grassi
Director of Programs
(707) 399-3233
rgrassi@sta.ca.gov

Active Transportation Committee

This policy committee makes recommendations to the STA Board for changes and updates to the Alternative Modes Element of the Comprehensive Transportation Plan. It also recommends funding for Transportation for Livable Communities Planning and Capital Grants as well as other alternative modes funds.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

County of Solano Jim Spering, Chair
Benicia Tom Campbell
Dixon Thom Bogue
Fairfield Chuck Timm
Rio Vista Ronald Kott
Suisun City Lori Wilson
Vacaville Dilenna Harris
Vallejo Robert McConnell
Pedestrian Advisory Committee Sandra Newell
Bicycle Advisory Committee Michael Segala
Technical Advisory Committee Jill Mercurio
Planning Directors Representative VACANT
ABAG Maureen Gaffney
YSAQMD Jim Antone
Committee Staff Person Cory Peterson
Planning Assistant
(707) 399-3230
cpeterson@sta.ca.gov

Regional Transportation Impact Fee Policy Committee

This policy committee provides guidance to the Regional Transportation Impact Fee effort initiated in 2008.

Committee Members

County of Solano Jim Spering, Chair
Birgitta Corsello
Dixon Thom Bogue
Jim Lindley
Benicia Elizabeth Patterson
Lori Tinfow
Fairfield Harry Price
David White
Rio Vista Ronald Kott
Robert Hickey
Suisun City Lori Wilson
Suzanne Bragdon
Vacaville Ron Rowlett
Jeremy Craig
Vallejo Bob Sampayan
Daniel Keen
Committee Staff Person Daryl Halls
Executive Director
(707) 424-6075
dkhalls@sta.ca.gov

State Route (SR) 37 Policy Committee

A multi-county committee with policymakers participating from Marin, Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties. The SR 37 Policy Committee was formed in 2015 as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to discuss joint county efforts in improving the SR 37 Corridor from I-80 to Hwy 101.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Solano County Bob Sampayan, City of Vallejo Mayor
Jim Spering, MTC Commissioner
Erin Hannigan, Vice Chair, Supervisor
Sonoma County David Rabbitt, Chair, Supervisor
Jake Mackenzie, MTC Commissioner
Susan Gorin, Supervisor
Marin County Damon Connolly, MTC Commissioner
Judy Arnold, Supervisor
Stephanie Mouton-Peters, City of Mill Valley Councilmember
Napa County Alfredo Pedroza, MTC Commissioner
Belia Ramos, Supervisor
Leon Garcia, City of American Canyon Mayor
Committee Staff Person Daryl Halls
STA Executive Director
(707) 424-6075
dkhalls@sta.ca.gov

Standing Citizen Advisory Committees

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.

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 Solano Countywide Bicycle Plan and make funding recommendations for countywide bicycle priority projects to the STA Board of Directors and member agencies.

Next Meeting :  Bicycle Advisory Committee 7-TBD-19  |  July 4, 2019

Committee Members

AGENCY  MEMBER
Rio Vista Jim Wheeler
Vacaville Neal Iverson
Benicia Nancy Lund
Dixon VACANT
Fairfield Quinten Voyce
Suisun City Lawrence Gee
Vallejo David Belef
County of Solano Michael Segala, Chair
Member at Large Barbara Wood
Committee Staff Person Triana Crighton
Planning Assistant
(707) 399-3230
tcrighton@sta.ca.gov

Complete Streets

MTC’s Complete Streets Checklist is intended for use on projects at their earliest conception or design phase so that any pedestrian or bicycle consideration can be included in the project budget. The county Congestion Management Agencies (CMAs) will ensure that project sponsors complete the checklist before projects are submitted to MTC. CMAs are required to make completed checklists available to their Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPACs) for review. To view checklists for the current project funding cycles, please visit the following link: Current Complete Streets Checklists

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 :  Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee 8-21-19  |  August 21, 2019

Committee Members

Suisun City Police, Commander Dan Healy
Vallejo USD Chief Operations Officer Mitch Romao
Superintendent of Schools Lisette Estrella-Henderson
Vacaville Traffic Engineer Gwen Owens, Vice-Chair
Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District Jim Antone
Fairfield Traffic Engineer Garland Wong
California Highway Patrol Dave Harvey
Pedestrian Advisory Committee Rep. Sandy Newell
Bicycle Advisory Committee Rep. Mike Segala, Chair
Solano County Public Health Dr. Bela Matyas
Committee Staff Person Lloyd Nadal
Program Services Administrator
(707) 399-3219
lnadal@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 :  Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC) 7-18-19  |  July 18, 2019

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

Committee Members

MTC/PAC Representative (1 Position) Richard Burnett
Members at Large (2 Positions) Jim Williams
VACANT
Public Agencies (2 Positions) * Judy Nash, Education
Teri Ruggiero, Health & Social Services
Social Service Providers
(3 Positions)
Cindy Hayes, Vice-Chair
Lisa Hooks, Chair
VACANT
Transit Users (3 Positions) ** Ernest Rogers
Cynthia Tanksley
Katherine Richter
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 Solano Countywide Pedestrian Plan and make funding recommendations for countywide pedestrian-related projects to the STA Board of Directors and member agencies.

Next Meeting :  Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) 6-6-19  |  June 6, 2019

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

Committee Members

 Agency Representative
Rio Vista Kevin McNamara
Vallejo Teri Booth, Chair
Benicia Diane Dooley
Dixon Sandra Newell
Fairfield Tamer Totah, Vice-Chair
Suisun City Aaron Trudeau
Vacaville Marilyn Royse
County of Solano Joseph Joyce
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council Bob Berman
Solano Community College VACANT
Member-at-Large Victor Anes
Committee Staff Person Cory Peterson
Planning Assistant(707) 399-3214
cpeterson@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 twelve members include representatives from SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium (3 Transit operators), Paratransit Coordinating Council, Seniors and People with Disabilities Transportation Advisory Committee, Lifeline Advisory Committee, Solano County Health and Social Services, Area Agency on Aging, and 4 STA Board Liaisons.

Next Meeting :  Consolidated Transportation Services Agency Advisory Committee (CTSA-AC) 7-18-19  |  July 18, 2019

Committee Members

STA Board Liaisons (4 Positions) Jim Spering, Solano County Supervisor
Harry Price, City of Fairfield
Thom Bogue, City of Dixon
Ronald Kott, City of Rio Vista
Transit Operators (3 Positions) Diane Feinstein, Fairfield & Suisun Transit
Lori Damassa, Vacaville City Coach
Beth Kranda, SolTrans
Solano County Health & Social Services Gerald Huber
Seniors and People with Disabilities Transportation Advisory Committee Susan Rotchy
Lifeline Committee Richard Burnett
Paratransit Coordinating Council Ernest Rogers
Area Agency on Aging VACANT
Committee Staff Person Ron Grassi
Director of Programs
(707) 399-3233
rgrassi@sta.ca.gov

Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committees

Equity Chapter Working Group

The purpose of the Equity Chapter 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 Suisun City Lori Wilson
City of Fairfield Harry Price
City of Vallejo Bob Sampayan
County of Solano, District 4 John Vasquez
KROC Center & Salvation Army Michael Brito
STA Paratransit Coordinating Council Richard Burnett
Faith in Action Robert Fuentes
Touro University Andrea Garcia
Vallejo Resident Cookie Gordon
Greenbelt Alliance Amy Hart
SOFITCITY O. Johnson
Health Promotion & Community Wellness Bureau Wendy Loomas
Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity Gerry Raycraft
Independent Living Resources Center Susan Rotchy
Fairfield Resident Yolanda Sanchez
Potentiate LLC Rochelle Sherlock
Impact Bible Ministries Anthony Summers
Committee Staff Person Triana Crighton
Planning Assistant
(707) 399-3230
tcrighton@sta.ca.gov

Lifeline Advisory Committee (LAC)

The STA has established a Lifeline Advisory Committee as the review team. Members include representatives from a Community Action Council, Children’s Network, Transit Consortium, Paratransit Coordinating Council, Solano County Health and Social Services and an At-Large Member. This committee makes their recommendations to the STA Board.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Community-Based Organization (CBO) Cookie Powell
Social Service Agency Gerry Raycraft
Transit Operator Charles Palomeras (pending)
Social Service Agency Joyce Goodwin (pending)
Community-Based Organization (CBO) Susan Rotchy (pending)
MTC Policy Advisory Council (PAC) Representative Richard Burnett
Community-Based Organization (CBO) Bruce Wagstaff (pending)
Committee Staff Person Ron Grassi
Director of Programs
(707) 399-3233
rgrassi@sta.ca.gov

 

Seniors & People with Disabilities Transportation Advisory Committee

The STA formed the Senior & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee in December 2009 to provide a countywide forum for coordination and funding of seniors and disabled transportation services. This committee makes recommendations to the STA Board.

Members include representatives from Solano Transit Operators, Solano County Health and Social Services and Transportation, Non-Profits, Paratransit Coordinating Council, Senior Coalition, Solano Community College, Medical providers, 2 STA Board Liaisons, and eight At-Large Members.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

STA Board Liaisons Jim Spering, Solano County Supervisor
Harry Price, City of Fairfield
Thom Bogue, City of Dixon
Ronald Kott, City of Rio Vista
Transit Operators Janet Koster, Dixon Readi-Ride
Diane Feinstein, Fairfield & Suisun Transit
Brandon Thomson, Rio Vista Delta Breeze
Brian McLean, Vacaville City Coach
Beth Kranda, SolTrans
Solano County VACANT, Health & Social Services
Joyce Goodwin, Health & Social Services
Matt Tuggle, Transportation
Solano Community College Judy Nash
Senior Coalition of Solano County Rochelle Sherlock
Paratransit Coordinating Council Lisa Hooks
Medical Providers Laura Eggers, Kaiser Permanente
Heather Barlow, North Bay Medical Center
Holly Harper, Sutter Solano
Theresa Williams, Davita Dialysis Center
Roxann Dominguez, Skilled Nursing Facility
Non-Profit Robert Fuentes, Faith in Action
Bruce Wagstaff, Area Agency on Aging
At-Large Members Jim Kirchhoffer, Benicia
Susan Rotchy, Dixon
VACANT, Fairfield
VACANT, Rio Vista
Mattie Sango, Suisun City
Katheryn Tuberty, Vacaville
Cori LaBrado, City of Vallejo
Tracee Stacy, Solano County
Committee Staff Person Ron Grassi
Director of Programs
(707) 399-3233
rgrassi@sta.ca.gov