About the Air District

Committees

The Board of Directors has 7 standing committees that assist the Air District in its mission to improve air quality.

Administration Committee

Consolidation of Budget & Finance, Executive, Personnel, and Ad Hoc Building Oversight Committees, as of February 2021

This committee prepares the Air District’s annual budget and presents budget recommendations to the Board of Directors, evaluates the District’s goals and objectives, and may recommend changes to the Board. It approves financial, procurement, insurance, and related policies proposed by the Executive Officer. It reviews Air District policies and activities when the Board of Directors is not in session, adopts and refines Air District policies and programs within the Board’s typical parameters, and defines policies for the Air District’s officers. The Administration Committee reviews and recommends Air District policies on recruiting, hiring, and discharging officers and employees, as well as salaries, working conditions, and consultants. It stays informed on the work of the Advisory Council and Hearing Board, and recommends qualified candidates to serve on the Advisory Council and Hearing Board when seats become available.

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Bay Area Regional Collaborative

This committee coordinates regional planning efforts of regional agencies in the Bay Area pursuant to SB 375.

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Community Equity, Health, and Justice Committee 

Consolidation of Community and Public Health Committee and Ad Hoc Committee on Equity, Access, and Inclusion, as of February 2021

This committee advises the Board of Directors regarding equitable and inclusive actions the Air District takes to create a healthy breathing environment for all people of the Bay Area, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, national origin, immigration status, or sexual orientation. It oversees staff efforts in developing policies for both internal and external operations that impact the Bay Area, applies an equity lens to programs, policies, practices, and procedures related to staffing, recruitment, promotions, inclusive practices in the workplace, contracting for capital projects and services, and continuous racial equity training. This committee addresses disparities by applying an equity lens to Air District programs, policies, practices, and procedures, and prioritizes traditionally marginalized and disinvested communities for investment opportunities to ensure communities highly impacted by air pollution receive program and policy prioritization. It leads the Air District’s public outreach program, and reviews and recommends to the Board of Directors contractor proposals related to the public outreach program.

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Legislative Committee

This committee reviews and recommends legislative proposals for the Air District, and the District’s position on all proposed laws that affects it. The committee stays informed on pending legislation and meets with policymakers as needed.

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Mobile Source and Climate Impacts Committee 

Consolidation of Mobile Source and Climate Protection Committees, as of February 2021

This committee reviews and recommends Air District policies and positions on transportation planning and funding, on-road and off-road mobile sources, and mobile source fuels. It stays informed on current and proposed actions by local, regional, state, and federal agencies related to mobile source emissions; reviews the Air District’s climate protection policies, activities, and funding; and makes applicable recommendations to the Board of Directors. This committee stays informed on current and proposed climate protection actions by local, regional, state, federal, and international agencies and organizations.

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Stationary Source and Climate Impacts Committee

Consolidation of Stationary Source and Climate Protection Committees, as of February 2021

This committee reviews and recommends stationary source policies, issues, and programs related to air quality management plans, air quality and economic modeling, permitting, compliance, small business assistance, toxics, source education, rule development, and grants. It advises the Board of Directors on the Air District’s position on all regulations that affect stationary sources, reviews the Air District’s climate protection policies, activities, and funding, and makes applicable recommendations to the Board of Directors. This Committee also stays informed on current and proposed climate protection actions by local, regional, state, federal, and international agencies and organizations.

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Technology Implementation Office Steering Committee

The Technology Implementation Office (TIO) at the Air District was established in 2017 to advance the Clean Air Plan vision for a post-carbon Bay Area by 2050. The mission is to catalyze innovation by advancing disruptive, cost-effective solutions to achieve greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The TIO will cultivate partnerships and provide financing to incentivize low carbon intensity practices across industries, including deployment of zero-emissions vehicles and infrastructure, zero-emissions energy generation, efficient production, and smart/connected technologies.

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Marcy Hiratzka
Clerk of the Boards, Executive & Administrative Resources

415.749.5073

Vanessa Johnson
Manager, Executive & Administrative Resources

415.749.4941

Executive Office

415.749.4941

Hearing Board

415.749.5073

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Last Updated: 2/2/2021