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.

Members

  • Co-Chair
    Cindy Chavez photograph

    Supervisor Cindy Chavez

    Santa Clara County

    Cindy Chavez photograph
    Supervisor Cindy Chavez
    Board Position: Co-Chair
    District: Santa Clara County - District 2
    Current Term: 01/12/21 - 01/12/22
    Biography: Cindy Chavez
  • Co-Chair
    Groom

    Supervisor Carole Groom

    San Mateo County

    Groom
    Supervisor Carole Groom
    Board Position: Co-Chair
    District: San Mateo County - 2nd District
    Current Term: 01/21/21 - 12/31/22
    Biography: Carole Groom
  • Vice Chair
    Karen Mitchoff

    Supervisor Karen Mitchoff

    Contra Costa County

    Karen Mitchoff
    Supervisor Karen Mitchoff
    Board Position: Vice Chair
    District: Contra Costa County - District 4
    Current Term: 01/07/20 - 01/20/24
    Biography: Karen Mitchoff
  • Abe-Koga

    Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga

    City of Mountain View

    Abe-Koga
    Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Mountain View
    Current Term: 02/12/21 - 02/12/25
    Biography: Margaret Abe-Koga
  • John J. Bauters

    Council Member John J. Bauters

    City of Emeryville

    John J. Bauters
    Council Member John J. Bauters
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Emeryville
    Current Term: 04/13/20 - 04/12/22
  • Mayor Rich Constantine

    Mayor Rich Constantine

    City of Morgan Hill

    Mayor Rich Constantine
    Mayor Rich Constantine
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Morgan Hill
    Current Term: 01/01/21 - 01/01/23
    Biography: Rich Constantine
  • Supervisor Erin Hannigan

    Supervisor Erin Hannigan

    Solano County

    Supervisor Erin Hannigan
    Supervisor Erin Hannigan
    Board Position: Member
    District: Solano County - District 1
    Current Term: 01/05/21 - 01/05/25
    Biography: Erin Hannigan
  • Tyrone Jue

    Mayor's Appointee Tyrone Jue

    City and County of San Francisco

    Tyrone Jue
    Mayor's Appointee Tyrone Jue
    Board Position: Member
    District: City and County of San Francisco
    Current Term: 12/18/19 - 12/18/21
  • Rice Photograph

    Supervisor Katie Rice

    County of Marin

    Rice Photograph
    Supervisor Katie Rice
    Board Position: Member
    District: County of Marin - District 2
    Current Term: 10/01/18 - 10/01/22
    Biography: Katie Rice
  • Mark Ross

    Vice Mayor Mark Ross

    City of Martinez

    Mark Ross
    Vice Mayor Mark Ross
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Martinez
    Current Term: 01/01/21 - 01/06/23
    Biography: Mark Ross
  • Wagenknecht photograph
    Supervisor Brad Wagenknecht
    Board Position: Member
    District: Napa County - 1st District
    Current Term: 01/07/19 - 01/07/23
    Biography: Brad Wagenknecht

Bay Area Regional Collaborative

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

Members

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.

Members

  • Co-Chair
    Davina Hurt

    Council Member Davina Hurt

    City of Belmont

    Davina Hurt
    Council Member Davina Hurt
    Board Position: Co-Chair
    District: City of Belmont
    Current Term: 01/01/20 - 01/01/22
    Biography: Davina Hurt
  • Co-Chair
    Tyrone Jue

    Mayor's Appointee Tyrone Jue

    City and County of San Francisco

    Tyrone Jue
    Mayor's Appointee Tyrone Jue
    Board Position: Co-Chair
    District: City and County of San Francisco
    Current Term: 12/18/19 - 12/18/21
  • Vice Chair
    Nate Miley

    Supervisor Nate Miley

    Alameda County

    Nate Miley
    Supervisor Nate Miley
    Board Position: Vice Chair
    District: Alameda County - 4th District
    Current Term: 01/14/21 - 01/15/25
    Biography: Nate Miley
  • John J. Bauters

    Council Member John J. Bauters

    City of Emeryville

    John J. Bauters
    Council Member John J. Bauters
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Emeryville
    Current Term: 04/13/20 - 04/12/22
  • Mayor Rich Constantine

    Mayor Rich Constantine

    City of Morgan Hill

    Mayor Rich Constantine
    Mayor Rich Constantine
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Morgan Hill
    Current Term: 01/01/21 - 01/01/23
    Biography: Rich Constantine
  • John Gioia

    Supervisor John Gioia

    Contra Costa County

    John Gioia
    Supervisor John Gioia
    Board Position: Member
    District: Contra Costa County - 1st District
    Current Term: 06/17/17 - 06/16/21
    Biography: John Gioia
  • Groom

    Supervisor Carole Groom

    San Mateo County

    Groom
    Supervisor Carole Groom
    Board Position: Member
    District: San Mateo County - 2nd District
    Current Term: 01/21/21 - 12/31/22
    Biography: Carole Groom
  • Wagenknecht photograph
    Supervisor Brad Wagenknecht
    Board Position: Member
    District: Napa County - 1st District
    Current Term: 01/07/19 - 01/07/23
    Biography: Brad Wagenknecht
  • Supervisor Shamann Walton

    Supervisor Shamann Walton

    City and County of San Francisco

    Supervisor Shamann Walton
    Supervisor Shamann Walton
    Board Position: Member
    District: City and County of San Francisco
    Current Term: 02/23/21 - 02/01/25
    Biography: Supervisor Shamann Walton
  • Mayor Lori Wilson

    Mayor Lori Wilson

    City of Suisun City

    Mayor Lori Wilson
    Mayor Lori Wilson
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Suisun City
    Current Term: 01/01/20 - 01/01/22
    Biography: Lori Wilson's Bio

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.

Members

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.

Members

  • Co-Chair
    Supervisor David J. Canepa

    Supervisor David J. Canepa

    San Mateo County

    Supervisor David J. Canepa
    Supervisor David J. Canepa
    Board Position: Co-Chair
    District: San Mateo County
    Current Term: 01/07/20 - 12/31/23
    Biography: David J. Canepa
  • Co-Chair
    Rice Photograph

    Supervisor Katie Rice

    County of Marin

    Rice Photograph
    Supervisor Katie Rice
    Board Position: Co-Chair
    District: County of Marin - District 2
    Current Term: 10/01/18 - 10/01/22
    Biography: Katie Rice
  • Vice Chair
    Vice Mayor Rob Rennie

    Vice Mayor Rob Rennie

    Town of Los Gatos

    Vice Mayor Rob Rennie
    Vice Mayor Rob Rennie
    Board Position: Vice Chair
    District: Town of Los Gatos
    Current Term: 02/01/21 - 02/01/23
    Biography: Rob Rennie
  • Abe-Koga

    Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga

    City of Mountain View

    Abe-Koga
    Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Mountain View
    Current Term: 02/12/21 - 02/12/25
    Biography: Margaret Abe-Koga
  • Cutter photograph

    Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter

    City of San Leandro

    Cutter photograph
    Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of San Leandro
    Current Term: 12/01/20 - 11/30/22
    Biography: Pauline Russo Cutter
  • John Gioia

    Supervisor John Gioia

    Contra Costa County

    John Gioia
    Supervisor John Gioia
    Board Position: Member
    District: Contra Costa County - 1st District
    Current Term: 06/17/17 - 06/16/21
    Biography: John Gioia
  • Supervisor Lynda Hopkins

    Supervisor Lynda Hopkins

    Sonoma County

    Supervisor Lynda Hopkins
    Supervisor Lynda Hopkins
    Board Position: Member
    District: Sonoma County - District 5
    Current Term: 01/05/21 - 01/05/25
    Biography: Lynda Hopkins
  • Photograph of David Hudson

    Council Member David E. Hudson

    City of San Ramon

    Photograph of David Hudson
    Council Member David E. Hudson
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of San Ramon
    Current Term: 06/15/20 - 06/15/22
    Biography: David Hudson
  • Davina Hurt

    Council Member Davina Hurt

    City of Belmont

    Davina Hurt
    Council Member Davina Hurt
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Belmont
    Current Term: 01/01/20 - 01/01/22
    Biography: Davina Hurt
  • Karen Mitchoff

    Supervisor Karen Mitchoff

    Contra Costa County

    Karen Mitchoff
    Supervisor Karen Mitchoff
    Board Position: Member
    District: Contra Costa County - District 4
    Current Term: 01/07/20 - 01/20/24
    Biography: Karen Mitchoff
  • Mayor Lori Wilson

    Mayor Lori Wilson

    City of Suisun City

    Mayor Lori Wilson
    Mayor Lori Wilson
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Suisun City
    Current Term: 01/01/20 - 01/01/22
    Biography: Lori Wilson's Bio

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.

Members

  • Co-Chair
    John J. Bauters

    Council Member John J. Bauters

    City of Emeryville

    John J. Bauters
    Council Member John J. Bauters
    Board Position: Co-Chair
    District: City of Emeryville
    Current Term: 04/13/20 - 04/12/22
  • Co-Chair
    Karen Mitchoff

    Supervisor Karen Mitchoff

    Contra Costa County

    Karen Mitchoff
    Supervisor Karen Mitchoff
    Board Position: Co-Chair
    District: Contra Costa County - District 4
    Current Term: 01/07/20 - 01/20/24
    Biography: Karen Mitchoff
  • Vice Chair
    Barrett

    Mayor Teresa Barrett

    City of Petaluma

    Barrett
    Mayor Teresa Barrett
    Board Position: Vice Chair
    District: City of Petaluma
    Current Term: 02/11/21 - 02/11/23
    Biography: Teresa Barrett
  • Mayor Rich Constantine

    Mayor Rich Constantine

    City of Morgan Hill

    Mayor Rich Constantine
    Mayor Rich Constantine
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Morgan Hill
    Current Term: 01/01/21 - 01/01/23
    Biography: Rich Constantine
  • John Gioia

    Supervisor John Gioia

    Contra Costa County

    John Gioia
    Supervisor John Gioia
    Board Position: Member
    District: Contra Costa County - 1st District
    Current Term: 06/17/17 - 06/16/21
    Biography: John Gioia
  • Groom

    Supervisor Carole Groom

    San Mateo County

    Groom
    Supervisor Carole Groom
    Board Position: Member
    District: San Mateo County - 2nd District
    Current Term: 01/21/21 - 12/31/22
    Biography: Carole Groom
  • Supervisor Erin Hannigan

    Supervisor Erin Hannigan

    Solano County

    Supervisor Erin Hannigan
    Supervisor Erin Hannigan
    Board Position: Member
    District: Solano County - District 1
    Current Term: 01/05/21 - 01/05/25
    Biography: Erin Hannigan
  • Supervisor David Haubert

    Supervisor David Haubert

    Alameda County

    Supervisor David Haubert
    Supervisor David Haubert
    Board Position: Member
    District: Alameda County - District 1
    Current Term: 04/06/21 - 04/06/25
    Biography: David Haubert
  • Davina Hurt

    Council Member Davina Hurt

    City of Belmont

    Davina Hurt
    Council Member Davina Hurt
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Belmont
    Current Term: 01/01/20 - 01/01/22
    Biography: Davina Hurt
  • Tyrone Jue

    Mayor's Appointee Tyrone Jue

    City and County of San Francisco

    Tyrone Jue
    Mayor's Appointee Tyrone Jue
    Board Position: Member
    District: City and County of San Francisco
    Current Term: 12/18/19 - 12/18/21
  • Mark Ross

    Vice Mayor Mark Ross

    City of Martinez

    Mark Ross
    Vice Mayor Mark Ross
    Board Position: Member
    District: City of Martinez
    Current Term: 01/01/21 - 01/06/23
    Biography: Mark Ross

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.

Members

  • Cindy Chavez photograph

    Supervisor Cindy Chavez

    Santa Clara County

    Cindy Chavez photograph
    Supervisor Cindy Chavez
    Board Position: Member
    District: Santa Clara County - District 2
    Current Term: 01/12/21 - 01/12/22
    Biography: Cindy Chavez
  • Vice Mayor Rob Rennie

    Vice Mayor Rob Rennie

    Town of Los Gatos

    Vice Mayor Rob Rennie
    Vice Mayor Rob Rennie
    Board Position: Member
    District: Town of Los Gatos
    Current Term: 02/01/21 - 02/01/23
    Biography: Rob Rennie

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Last Updated: 2/5/2021