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Michael R. WileyPhoto of Mike Wiley    Click photo for high resolution version

General Manager/CEO

Mike Wiley is the General Manager/CEO of the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT). He began his career at RT as a service planner in 1978 and has been employed with the agency for 35 years. Mike has served as a member of RTís Executive Management Team for the past 28 years and held the position of Deputy General Manager for two years prior to his appointment as General Manager/CEO in 2007.

 

Mike currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the California Transit Finance Corporation and as an Executive Committee Member of the California Transit Association.

 

He is committed to making the Sacramento region a better place to live, work and raise families. Mike's objective is to expand transit to a level that people can fully depend on for their travel needs.

 

A long-time resident of Sacramento, Mike has volunteered many hours in the Natomas community, including 12 years as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Natomas Unified School District, Chairperson of the Natomas Charter School Board, and over 20 years as a youth soccer coach.

 

Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from California State University, Sacramento. He has been married for 38 years and has two daughters and five grandchildren.

 
email: mwiley@sacrt.com

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Tim Spangler   Click photo for high resolution version

Chief Counsel

Tim Spangler was selected as Chief Counsel for the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) in July 2014. As Chief Counsel, Mr. Spangler advises the Board of Directors, District officers, and employees on a wide range of legal, business, and government affairs. The Chief Counsel also manages RTís legal department, which provides litigation and transactional law services.

 

Mr. Spangler joined RT in 1998 and served as Chief Litigator for 16 years until his appointment as Chief Counsel. In 2013, he was elected to the Sacramento Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Prior to joining RT, Mr. Spangler was in private practice in San Jose representing public agencies and he then served as a Deputy City Attorney at the San Jose City Attorneyís Office, representing the City in an array of litigated matters in state and federal court.

 

Tim received his undergraduate degree from University of California, Davis and his law degree from Golden Gate University.

 
email: tspangler@sacrt.com

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Dan W. Bailey     Click photo for high resolution version

Chief Administrative Officer

Dan Bailey is the Chief Administrative Officer Officer for the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT). He has been employed with RT for over 28 years, the first four years as a Human Resources Manager and 21 years as the Manager of Employee Relations. He was appointed to the position of Chief Administrative Officer Officer in November 2008, and is responsible for the executive oversight of RTís labor relations and human resources functions.

Mr. Bailey is a native of West Virginia, where he attended Fairmont State College; served four years in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam era; and worked for seven years in labor relations representing Pacific Northwest Forest Products industry employers prior to working for RT. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Business from California State University, Sacramento, and has served on the Board of Directors for the Transit Labor Exchange (an international association of transit labor relations professionals from the U.S. and Canada) since 2005.
 
email: dbailey@sacrt.com

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Dee Brookshire     Click photo for high resolution version

Chief Financial Officer

Dee Brookshire is the Chief Financial Officer for RT and is responsible for all finance; accounting; cash management; grant funding; and treasury functions of the District.  She is also responsible for district-wide budgeting and financial planning.

Ms. Brookshire has more than twenty years of experience in public agency and private sector finance at the senior and executive level. Prior to joining RT she held positions as the Director of Finance for the City of Antioch; Director of Finance and Management Services-Treasurer for EID, in El Dorado County; Controller-Treasurer for Tahoe City Public Utilities District; and CFO for Gamet Technologies, Inc., in Reno, Nevada.  She also managed  her own public agency consulting business in Northern California.

Her background includes substantial debt restructuring and multiple bond issuances for public agencies; developing and implementing large annual operating and capital budgets; implementing agency-wide cost allocation plans; the development, and implementation of pay-for-performance programs and key participation in successful labor negotiations for agencies with multiple bargaining units.

Dee holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance and Economics from California State University Sacramento; a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada Reno, as well as the professional certification of Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) from the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).

email: dbrookshire@sacrt.com

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RoseMary CovingtonPhoto of Rosemary Covington     Click photo for high resolution version

Assistant General Manager of Planning
and Transit System Development

RoseMary Covington is the Assistant General Manager of Planning and Transit System Development for the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT). In this capacity, she is responsible for short and long range planning, major project planning, transit-oriented development, real estate, accessible services and customer advocacy.

Ms. Covington has acquired more than 30 years of experience in transit system management through her work in both the public and private sector. Most recently, she was the Mass Transit Administrator for the District of Columbia. She has also served on a number of committees and projects focused on transportation policy development for organizations including the Federal Transit Administration, the Transportation Cooperative Research Program and the American Public Transportation Association.
 
email: rcovington@sacrt.com

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Chief Operating Officer

Mark Lonergan is Chief Operating Officer for the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT). In his position, he is responsible for performing executive management level tasks involving bus and light rail operations for RT.

Mr. Lonergan has been with RT for over 31 years and has worked in the planning, transportation and facilities departments. He previously served as Deputy Chief Operating Officer for eight years. As the former Director of Light Rail, he was instrumental in the start-up of the South Line, as well as the Sunrise and Folsom light rail extensions.

Mr. Lonergan holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Davis and a Master of Public Administration from California State University, Sacramento.
 
email: mlonergan@sacrt.com

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Alane Masui     Click photo for high resolution version

Assistant General Manager of Marketing and Communications

Alane Masui is the Assistant General Manager of Marketing and Communications for the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT). In her position, she oversees the community outreach, customer service, government affairs, marketing and media activities of the bus and light rail system.

Throughout her 23-year career in public transportation, Ms. Masui has been focused on implementing programs and services to enhance the customer experience and improve transit for our communities. Prior to joining RT in 1999, she served as the Marketing and Commuter Services Manager for the San Joaquin Regional Transit District.

Ms. Masui earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a minor in Journalism from California State University, Sacramento. She serves on various boards and advisory committees supporting business, community, transportation and womenís organizations.
 
email: amasui@sacrt.com

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Michael A. MattosPhoto of Mike Mattos   Click photo for high resolution version

Chief of Facilities & Business Support Services Division

Mike Mattos is the Chief of Facilities and Business Support Services for the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT). His responsibilities include safety, facilities, information technology, procurement and capital programs.

During Mr. Mattos' 36-year career, he has worked as a mechanical and industrial engineer, safety and environmental department head, production manager and plant manager in the aerospace and mining industries. While employed with the United States Department of Defense, Mr. Mattos' brought laser ultrasonics from the lab into production (in partnership with MIT, Wright Labs, Ultra-optics and The Canada Government Sponsorship), operated inspection reactors (neutron radiography), managed major construction projects, automated warehouses and managed a work force of 450 employees. While serving as Plant Manager at Noranda, he built the first completely automated metal recycling system Ė designed to recycle old computers, mainframes and copiers.

Mr. Mattos' attended college on the GI Bill after serving two tours to Vietnam. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento.

Born in California, raised in Northern California and Washington, Mr. Mattos' now resides in the Sacramento area.
 
email: mmattos@sacrt.com

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Diane Nakano   Click photo for high resolution version

Assistant General Manager of Engineering and Construction

Diane Nakano is the Assistant General Manager of Engineering and Construction for the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT). She is responsible for management of design and construction of projects associated with the light rail and bus system.

Ms. Nakano has over 20 years of public agency work experience at RT and the City of Citrus Heights.  As the City Engineer for Citrus Heights, she was responsible for overseeing engineering development services, transportation capital projects and maintenance programs, and other public works projects.  In her previous employment with RT, she worked in the civil and track design department managing the design of several light rail and bus facility improvement projects.

Ms. Nakano graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and holds a Professional Engineerís license as a Civil Engineer.
 
email: dnakano@sacrt.com

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