Ellen Smith has been with BART for 25 years and is BART’s Project Manager for the New Transbay Rail Crossing. BART is partnering with the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) to lead this multi-billion dollar project. Ellen has worked on the SFO Extension and the 10-mile eBART extension from Pittsburg-Bay Point to Antioch. She is a planner with a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from USC.
Rob Padgette has more than 20 years of transportation experience in both the public and private sector. He joined CCJPA in 2018 where he serves as the Deputy Managing Director. Prior to joining CCJPA, Rob worked for the Northeast Corridor Commission where he worked with Amtrak, USDOT, and states along the Corridor to develop a coordinated approach to passenger rail. He also served as APTA’s Policy Director from 2007-2010. Rob holds a Masters in Urban Planning and a Bachelors in Political Science from UNC.
Deadline to register is 5pm on Monday, June 24.
Join your friends from the ACEC CA Bay Bridge and East Bay Chapters, as well NCal PEMA, for an after work event that includes delicious brews and tasty appetizers. No speakers, no agenda…just fun and networking!
The Leadership Training (Webinar) will take place on Wednesday, July 24, followed by the Board of Directors Meeting on Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26 at the Westin Hotel in Long Beach.
Wish you knew how to putt and swing a golf club, or just want to build upon your current skills … then this event is for you!
NEW! Public Agency Celebrity Guests!
- Trinity Nguyen, ACTC
- Carl Holmes, BART
- Jenna Caldwell & Adelina Huerta, Contra Costa County Public Works
- Tim Haile & Randy Iwasaki, CCTA (invited)
Come spend an afternoon with our agency guests, while getting instruction from golf pros. This is not a tournament, but a hands-on clinic that will cover swinging, putting, and chipping. Beginners will learn the basics; intermediate & advanced golfers will be coached for improvement. Then we’ll enjoy networking, drinks & appetizers on the patio.
If you have clubs, bring them; otherwise they will be provided.
Space is Limited! All Abilities Welcome!
Lake Chabot Golf Course, 11450 Golf Links Road, Oakland
$80 per person for ACEC CA or other professional organization members (CMAA, PEMA, SMPS, WTS, SEONC, etc.)
$90 for non-members
ALL proceeds will benefit the ACEC CA Bay Bridge & East Bay Chapters Scholarship Funds
Our chapter lunch features Doanh Nguyen, Caltrans District 4 (Bay Area) Acting Chief Deputy District Director. The discussion will highlight upcoming business opportunities with District 4. Doanh has also served as Deputy District Director for Program/Project Management since 2014. Responsible for all capital improvements and resources, Doanh collaborates closely with all local, regional, state and federal partners, private industries and the public to address the Bay Area’s transportation needs.
Thank you to our SILVER SPONSOR!
Join us for a lunchtime event of live music, networking, tasty food, raffle, and holiday cheer!
Invited Past Speakers Attending:
Daniel Wade and Howard Fung, SFPUC; Mark Zabaneh, TJPA; and Doanh Nguyen, Caltrans D4
Online tickets are closed, but can be purchased at the door.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Join us as we welcome Robert “Bob” Powers who took over as the 10th General Manager for BART in July of 2019.
A 20-year engineering veteran, Bob started his BART career as Assistant General Manager in Planning, Development and Construction and now oversees the $2.4 billion BART budget for 2020, which will include early plans for the much needed Second Crossing, TOD project development at the Ashby and North Berkeley BART Stations, 300+ additional rail cars to their Fleet of the Future, continuation of the Systemwide Transbay Corridor Core Capacity Project, and ongoing infrastructure projects using Measure RR funds.
Thank you to our current sponsors:
Additional sponsorship opportunities can be found here.