Our Staff

Leadership, administration, and communications

 

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Calvin Gladney (he/him)
President and CEO
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Abigail Araya (she/her)
Communications Manager
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Jamise Brown (she/her)
Grants and Contracts Manager
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Eric Cova (he/him)
Director of Communications
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Rachel Ellis (she/her)
Communications Associate

Nobué King (she/her)
Senior Executive Assistant
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Jeran Wiebke (he/him)
Office Manager
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Land use and development

 

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Katharine Burgess (she/her)
Vice President, Land Use and Development
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Jeri Mintzer (she/her)
Assistant Vice President, Economic Development
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Evelyn Mitchell (she/her)
Senior Manager, Coalitions and Outreach
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Michael Rodriguez (he/him)
Director of Research

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Director, Land Use and Development
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Justin Franklin Thornton (he/him)
Senior Associate, Land Use and Development

Megan Wright (she/her)
Senior Associate, Economic Development

Jamie Zouras (she/her)
Senior Program Manager, Land Use and Development
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Transportation and thriving communities

 

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Beth Osborne (she/her)
Director, Transportation for America
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Michael Brenneis
Senior Associate, State Smart Transportation Initiative
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Courtney Cole (she/her)
Program Associate,
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Steve Davis
Assistant Vice President, Transportation Strategy
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Megan Link (she/her)
Senior Associate, State Smart Transportation Initiative

Marian Liou (she/her)
Director, Arts and Culture

Chris McCahill
Director, State Smart Transportation Initiative
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Benito Pérez (he/him)
Policy Director, Transportation for America
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Chris Rall (he/him)
Outreach Director, Transportation for America
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Dustin Robertson (he/him)
Program Manager, Thriving Communities
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Corrigan Salerno (he/him)
Policy Associate, Transportation for America

Heidi Simon (she/her)
Director, Thriving Communities
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The Hon. John Robert Smith
Senior Policy Advisor
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Anushka Thakkar (she/her)
Program Manager, Thriving Communities
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Aaron Westling
Senior Associate, State Smart Transportation Initiative (SSTI)
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Giancarlo Valdetaro (he/him)
Senior Policy and Outreach Associate, Transportation for America
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Interns


Sam Gordon (he/him)
Intern, Land Use and Development

Joseph Mendonca (he/him)
Intern, Land Use and Development
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Dion Thompson-Davoli (he/him)
Intern, Land Use and Development

London Weier (she/her)
Intern, Transportation and Thriving Communities

Isaiah Dacius (he/him)
Intern, Transportation and Thriving Communities