Advisory Board

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Advisory Board


The METRANS Advisory Board consists of distinguished leaders from major transportation industry and agency partners. Board members offer invaluable insight and guidance in service of METRANS’ mission to solve transportation problems of large metropolitan regions through interdisciplinary research, education and outreach.


Name Title Organization
Dan Beal Principal Transportation Policy Consulting

Tony Tavares

Barbara Marquez (Alt)


Deputy Director for Sustainability and Innovation

Caltrans District 7

Mario Cordero

Executive Director Port of Long Beach
Stephen Finnegan Manager, Government Affairs and Public Policy Automobile Club of Southern California
Annie Nam
Manager, Goods Movement & Transportation Finance Southern California Association of Governments
Fran Inman Senior Vice President Majestic Realty Co.
Randell Iwasaki (Emeritus) Leader, State and Local Transportation Amazon Web Services

Jim Murphy 

Senior Project Manager United Parcel Service

Carrie Bowen

Tom Kim (Alt)

California Highway & Roads Leader

Senior Vice President
HDR Engineering, Inc.
Wayne Nastri

Carol Gomez (Alt)
Executive Officer

Planning and Rules Manager
South Coast Air Quality Management District
Seleta Reynolds General Manager Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Gene Seroka

Kerry Cartwright (Alt)
Executive Director

Director of Goods Movement
Port of Los Angeles
Justin Thompson
Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Nixon Peabody LLP

James De La Loza

Michael Cano (Alt)

Chief Planning Officer

Deputy Executive Officer, Goods Movement and State Policy and Programming

Los Angeles County of Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Darren Kettle

Chief Executive Officer