Contacting the JPB

This page was last updated in early 2001, and some information is no longer current. Please see For the current list of JPB members. Some of the contact information on this page may still be current.

Caltrain is goverened by the nine-member Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), which consists of three representatives from each of the three Caltrain counties (Santa Clara, San Mateo, and San Francisco).

Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board
1250 San Carlos Avenue
PO Box 3006
San Carlos, CA 94070

Deanna Riding, Secretary for the JPB; e-mail:
voice: 650.508.6269
fax: 650.508.6365

JPB quick-reference table
(complete information below this table)
  Representing San Francisco
Michael Burns 415.554.4129
Maria Ayerdi415.554.6122 415.554.4496
Tony Hall415.554.6516415.554.6546
  Representing San Mateo County
Stephen M.
Michael Nevin (JPB Chair)
  Representing Santa Clara County
John L. McLemore (JPB Vice-Chair)408.984.3250408.241.6771
Manuel Valerio408.730.7470*408.730.7699*
* contact info. for Sunnyvale City Council on which Mr. Valerio sits

JPB meeting information, on the official Caltrain web site Contact info. for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority board members available on the VTA Riders Union's "How Can I Help?" page

Representing City and County of San Francisco

Michael Burns, (JPB Chair) appointed by S.F. Public Transportation Commission
General Manager of San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni)
415.554.4129 phone
415.554.4143 fax

Maria Ayerdi, SF Mayor's appointee
415.554.6122 phone
415.554.4496 fax

Tony Hall, representing the San Francisco County Board of Supervisors
415.554.6516 - voice
415.554.6546 - fax

Representing the San Mateo County Transit District

Stephen M. Schmidt, appointed by City Selection Committee
Menlo Park City Council member
626 Central Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650.322.2707 home phone
650.328.7935 fax

Arthur Lloyd, appointed by San Mateo County Transit District
SamTrans Board Member and "transportation expert"
20 Arapahoe Court
Portola Valley, CA 94028
650.851.0998 home phone
650.851.3975 home fax
Email: (unconfirmed)

Michael Nevin, (JPB Chair) appointed by San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
SamTrans Board Member and San Mateo County Supervisor, 5th District
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
650.363.4572 office phone
650.599.1027 fax (shared with the rest of the SM County Supervisors)
Email: (rumored not to read his email!)

Representing Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

John L. McLemore, (JPB Vice-Chair) appointed by Santa Clara County cities' representatives
Santa Clara City Council member, MTC Commissioner and ex-officio VTA director
City Hall
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050
408.984.3250 office phone
408.241.6771 office fax
307 Los Padres Blvd. (home address)
Santa Clara, CA 95050
408.247.4550 home phone

Ken Yeager, appointed by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
VTA Board Member and San Jose City Council member, District 6
Office of the Board Secretary
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
3331 North First Street, Building B-2
San Jose, CA 95134-1906
408.277.5166 phone

Manuel Valerio, appointed by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
VTA Board Member and Sunnyvale City Council Member, Seat #5
P.O. Box 3707
Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3707
408.730.7470 Sunnyvale City Hall phone
408.730.7699 Sunnyvale City Hall fax

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