SF transit agency director dies

by baycitynews : sfexaminer – excerpt

A member of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors has passed away, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.

Jerry Lee, who joined the SFMTA board in 2008 and has no relation to the mayor, was serving as the chair of its policy and governance committee…

Jerry Lee’s service to San Francisco dates back to 1988, when he was a special assistant to then-Mayor Art Agnos to help establish the newly formed Department of Parking and Traffic. He also served as chairman of the Taxi Committee and, prior to joining the SFMTA board, was the manager of community affairs for UPS… (more)

Let Mayor Ed Lee know that you want a more balanced board. He should appoint someone from the small business community, the taxi industry, the faith based community, or one of the other groups of citizens who are constantly showing up and complaining about the lack of support they get from the SFMTA Board.