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AMBAG Board of Directors

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Local Oversight

AMBAG's Board of Directors is composed of locally elected officials appointed by their respective city council or board of supervisors. Each members city has one representative on the Board, while each member county has two. The AMBAG Board of Directors sets policy. Day-to-day oversight is provided by the Executive Director. The Executive Director is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Directors.

2020 Board of Directors

Kristen Petersen

City of Capitola

Mayor

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Bobby Richards

City of Carmel-by-the-Sea

Mayor Pro Tem

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Louise Goetzelt

City of Del Rey Oaks

Council Member

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Scott Funk

City of Gonzales

Mayor Pro Tem

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Lance Walker

City of Greenfield

Mayor

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Carlos Victoria

City of King City

Mayor Pro Tem

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Lisa Berkley

City of Marina

Council Member

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Ed Smith

City of Monterey

Council Member

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Jenny McAdams

City of Pacific Grove

Council Member

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Steve McShane

City of Salinas

Council Member

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John Freeman

City of San Juan Bautista

Council Member

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Mary Ann Carbone

City of Sand City

Mayor

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Justin Cummings

City of Santa Cruz

Mayor

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Derek Timm

City of Scotts Valley

Vice Mayor

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Jon Wizard

City of Seaside

Council Member

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Marisela Lara

City of Soledad

Council Member

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Felipe Hernandez

City of Watsonville

Council Member

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Mary Adams

County of Monterey

Supervisor

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John Phillips

County of Monterey

Supervisor

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Anthony Botelho

County of San Benito

Supervisor

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Mark Medina

County of San Benito

Supervisor

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Bruce McPherson

County of Santa Cruz

Supervisor

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Carol Lenoir

City of Hollister

Council Member

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Greg Caput

County of Santa Cruz

Supervisor

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2020 Executive Committee

Steve McShane

City of Salinas

President

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Kristen Petersen

City of Capitola

1st Vice President

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Lance Walker

City of Greenfield

2nd Vice President

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Scott Funk

City of Gonzales

Past President

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John Freeman

City of San Juan Bautista

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Ed Smith

City of Monterey

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Maura Twomey

Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments

Executive Director/Secretary

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