LOSSAN Board Members - Overview

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  • 2022 LOSSAN Board Members

    The LOSSAN Board of Directors is composed of current and former elected officials representing rail owners, operators, and planning agencies along Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner corridor between San Diego, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo. LOSSAN is staffed by the Orange County Transportation Authority.

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    Gregg HartChairman RepresentingSanta Barbara County Association of Governments
    Supervisor Gregg Hart grew up in Santa Barbara, attending local schools and later graduating from SBCC and UCSB. Public service has always been a part of Supervisor Hart's life, as his mother worked as an elementary school teacher and his father served as the Library Director for the City and County of Santa Barbara. Read More
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    Jewel EdsonVice Chair RepresentingNorth County Transit District
    Jewel Edson is a Solana Beach City Council Member and small business owner. Open-minded, energetic and creative, she fearlessly follows through on commitments with transparency, honesty and integrity. She has a life-long love of learning and believes in the importance of making informed and fair decisions. Read More
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    Caylin Frank RepresentingSan Diego Metropolitan Transit System
    Caylin Frank joined the Poway City Council in 2018 after a career in federal and local government. She represents Poway's District 4. Read More
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    Bryan MacDonald RepresentingVentura County Transportation Commission
    Oxnard City Council Members was formerly a member of the Oxnard Police Department, Mr. MacDonald served for 30 years before retiring with the rank of Assistant Chief of Police. During his career he also served for five years as the City’s Code Enforcement Manager. Read More
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    Joe Mosca RepresentingSan Diego Association of Governments
    Encinitas City Council Member Joe Mosca began his public service on the Encinitas City Council in January of 2017. On the City Council, he has been a champion of environmental sustainability, public safety, financial responsibility, and improving the quality of life enjoyed b yall in Encinitas. Read More
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    Joseph Muller RepresentingOrange County Transportation Authority
    Director Joseph Muller was appointed as a city council representative to the OCTA Board of Directors in January 2019. Muller was elected to the Dana Point City Council in November of 2014 and was appointed as Mayor in 2021. He also represents South Orange County on the Orange County Fire Authority, Transportation Corridor Agencies, and is a member of the Orange County Parks Commission. Read More
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    Al Murray RepresentingOrange County Transportation Authority
    Al Murray served on the OCTA board for six years. During his tenure, Murray supported Orange County’s regional interests through his work as vice chairman of the SR-91 Advisory Committee and of the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor board. Read More
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    Dana Reed RepresentingRiverside County Transportation Commission
    Dana Reed is Of Counsel to, and Founding Partner of Reed & Davidson, LLP, a Los Angeles based law firm specializing in election, political, governmental ethics and non-profit law. Reed graduated from Loyola Law School in 1974 with a Juris Doctor degree. Read More
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    Fred Strong RepresentingSan Luis Obispo Council of Governments
    Paso Robles Councilmember Fred Strong grew up in Greendale, WI, one of three Greenbelt Villages created by the federal government during the depression. He is a proud husband, father of five, and grandfather of six—as well as a tireless advocate for transportation initiatives at all levels of government. Read More
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    Jess Talamantes RepresentingLos Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    As senior member on Council, with a 32-year career of dedicated service as a Burbank Firefighter, Jess Talamantes continues to bring a powerful, new perspective to the Burbank City Council. Read More
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