Authority Board Members

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    Ernest "Buddy" Mendes
    Chairperson

    Rural Supervisor Representative, County of Fresno
    Term Expires 01/2017

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    Lynne Ashbeck
    Board Member

    Council Member, City of Clovis Representative
    Term Expires 01/2017

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    Andreas Borgeas
    Board Member

    Urban Supervisor Representative, County of Fresno
    Term Expires 01/2017

  • SteveBrandau

    Steve Brandau
    Board Member, Fresno Council Representative

    Council Member, District 2,
    City of Fresno
    Term Expires: 01/2017

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    David Cardenas
    Board Member East-Side City Representative

    Mayor, City of Fowler

    Term Expires 6/2018

  • JohnClements

    John Clements
    Member at Large-Rural Representative

    Rural Public Member at Large
    Term Expires 06/2017

  • Mayor Dhaliwal

    Amarpreet Dhaliwal
    Board Member West Side City Representative

    Mayor, City of San Joaquin
    Term Expires 06/30/2017

  • Vacant
    Member at Large-Urban Representative

    Urban Public Member at Large
    Term Expires 01/2016

  • LeeBrand

    Lee Brand
    Vice Chairperson, Fresno Mayor Representative

    Mayor, City of Fresno

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    Mike Leonardo
    Executive Director, Fresno County Transportation Authority

    February 2017-Present

Past Board Members

2007-2027 BOARD SELECTION RULES

The Extension of Measure C amended the Authority Board Selection Rules and Members as of July 1, 2007. The current Authority Board terms are for two years and consist of nine members selected as follows:

Two members from the Board of Supervisors, appointed by the board, consisting of one member from rural district 1, 4, or 5 and one member from urban district 2 or 3.

Two members representing the City of Fresno, consisting of the mayor thereof and a member of the city council of that city appointed by the city council.

One member representing the City of Clovis, appointed by the Clovis City Council.

Two members representing the other cities within the county, consisting of one Westside Member appointed by a committee comprised of the mayors of each of those cities west of SR99, and one Eastside Member appointed by a committee comprised of the mayors of each of those cities east of SR99.

Two Public Members at Large, consisting of one Rural Member appointed by the Fresno County Board of Supervisors with the appointee residing outside of the incorporated areas of Fresno and Clovis, and one Urban Member appointed jointly by the city councils of Fresno and Clovis with the appointee residing within the incorporated area of Fresno and Clovis.

Measure C was renewed November 6, 2006 by 78% which amended the Board Selection Rules and Membership as of July 1, 2007.

PUBLIC MEMBER AT LARGE APPLICATIONS

Applications for the FCTA Rural Public Member at Large Board position residing outside the Incorporated Areas of the city of Clovis or Fresno may be submitted to the following:

Fresno County Transportation Authority
Attn: Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

2281 Tulare Street, Room 301
Fresno. CA. 93721
(559) 488-3529
www2.co.fresno.ca.us/0110a/docs/bosapp.pdf

Please check the county website above for applications and submission deadlines or contact the FCTA Executive Office.

Letters of Consideration for the FCTA Urban Public Member at Large Board position residing inside the Incorporated area of the city of Clovis or Fresno may be submitted to the following:

Fresno County Transportation Authority
Attn: City of Fresno and Clovis City Council
Re: Urban Public Member at Large
2220 Tulare Street, Suite 411
Fresno, CA 93721

Interested parties must include the address they reside at and any other committees or boards they currently serve on. The potential appointee should also include what experience or special knowledge they bring to the position. The appointment of this position will be made jointly by the city councils of Fresno and Clovis. Applications will be kept for one year. When a term expires or is vacant, all applications on file will be vetted for eligibility by the Authority and submitted to the City Council of Fresno and Clovis and all applicants will be notified of the outcome.

All Board positions are for two-year terms. Meetings are "generally" held on Wednesdays at 9:00am, six times per year.