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Executive Committee

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides oversight for the preparation of the agency budget and work program, provides recommendations on legislative proposals and agency policies, and sets the Board of Directors agenda. Recommendations of the Executive Committee are forwarded to the Board of Directors for action.  

The Executive Committee meetings are generally at 8 a.m. on the second Friday of the month. 

Staff contact: Jack Christensen, 619.595.1442,


The Executive Committee is composed of six voting members that represent East County, North County Coastal, North County Inland, South County, the City of San Diego, and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. The SANDAG Chair is one of the six voting members. The SANDAG Vice Chair is also on the committee if they represent a different region than the Chair.

Steve Vaus, Mayor, City of Poway
(Alternate) Rebecca Jones, Mayor, City of San Marcos
Representing North County Inland

Chair Catherine Blakespear, Mayor, City of Encinitas
(Alternate) Lesa Heebner, Mayor, City of Solana Beach
Representing North County Coastal

Vice Chair Todd Gloria, Mayor, City of San Diego
(Alternate) Vivian Moreno, Councilmember, City of San Diego
(Alternate) Marni von Wilpert, Councilmember, City of San Diego
Representing the City of San Diego

Terra Lawson-Remer, Supervisor, County of San Diego
(Alternate) Joel Anderson, Supervisor, County of San Diego
Representing the County of San Diego

Racquel Vasquez, Mayor, City of Lemon Grove
(Alternate) John Minto, Mayor, City of Santee
Representing East County

Second Vice Chair Alejandra Sotelo-Solis, Mayor, City of National City
(Alternate) Serge Dedina, Mayor, City of Imperial Beach
Representing South County

Mary Salas, Mayor, City of Chula Vista

Nora Vargas, Supervisor, County of San Diego

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