Mike Rotkin

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Mike Rotkin served as a Director for the SCMTD, representing the City of Santa Cruz, from 1979-1988, 1992-2000, and 2002-2010. In 2015, he was re-appointed to the SCMTD as the citizen representative by the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors. Mike has lived in Santa Cruz County since 1969. He was elected to the Santa Cruz City Council six times and served five terms as Mayor of the City.

 

Mike was a lecturer and Director of the Field Study Program in Community Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) for over forty years and has currently been recalled to teach at UCSC. Mike works part-time as a labor organizer for the University Council of the American Federation of Teachers. Mike Rotkin is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Santa Cruz Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Board of Directors of the Coastal Watershed Council (CWC), and the City of Santa Cruz Water Supply Advisory Committee.

 

Mike lives on the Westside of Santa Cruz with his wife and family, including two cats, and loves kayaking, bicycling, swimming, and camping. Mike does not own a car.

Santa Cruz METRO Board of Directors

The Next Board Meeting:

For inclusion in the upcoming Agenda:

  • All correspondence must be received by 5:00pm on the Thursday before the Agenda is posted
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Santa Cruz METRO
Attn:  Executive Assistant
110 Vernon Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060


Mission Statement

  • Agency Mission Statement

Santa Cruz METRO Bylaws

Introducing the Board

  • A photo roster of our current board members.

2019 Board Meeting Schedule

  • The current calendar year of Board Meetings with exact date, time and location of each meeting.

Board Agenda and Minutes Archive

  • An agenda archive by calendar year dating back to 2000.

Board Meeting Schedule

  • The Santa Cruz METRO Board of Directors holds two regular meetings per month
  • Meetings are scheduled on the 4th Friday of the month, unless otherwise indicated
  • Action on items can be taken at any meeting

2016 Meeting Calendar

DateTimeLocation
January 22 8:30am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
February 26 8:30am Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St., Watsonville
March 25 8:30am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
April 22 8:30am Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St., Watsonville
May 13 8:30am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
May 26 5:00pm Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St., Watsonville
May 27 8:30am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
June 24 8:30am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
July (No meetings)
August 26 8:30am Scotts Valley City Council Chambers, 1 Civic Center Dr., Scotts Valley
September 23 8:30am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
October 28 8:30am Capitola City Council Chambers, 407 Capitola Ave., Capitola
November 18 8:30am Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St., Watsonville
December 9 8:30am METRO Admin Offices, 110 Vernon Street, Santa Cruz
Approved at March 25, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

Introducing the Santa Cruz METRO Board of Directors

The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (Santa Cruz METRO) is governed by an eleven member Board of Directors comprised of representatives of the cities of Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Scotts Valley, and representatives from the unincorporated areas of the County of Santa Cruz, plus one ex-officio member from UCSC.

 

John Leopold

John Leopold

 

County of Santa Cruz Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2021

PHOTO NA

Donna Meyers

City of Santa Cruz Appointment

 

 

Term Expires:
December 2022

Photo Not Available

Aurelio Gonzalez

City of Watsonville Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2020

Trina Coffman Gomez Headshot

Trina Coffman-Gomez 

City of Watsonville Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2021

Bruce McPherson

Bruce McPherson

  • Past Chair (2018)

County of Santa Cruz Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2020

Cynthia Mathews

Cynthia Mathews

 

City of Santa Cruz Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2022

Photo Not Available

Vacant

 

County of Santa Cruz Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December

Ed Bottorff

Ed Bottorff

  •  Chair (2019)

City of Capitola Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2020

Dan Rothwell

Dan Rothwell

 

County of Santa Cruz Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2021

Donna Lind

Donna Lind

 

City of Scotts Valley Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2022

Mike Rotkin

Mike Rotkin

  •  Vice Chair (2019) 

County of Santa Cruz Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2022

Photo Not Available

Vacant

UCSC Ex-Officio

 

UCSC Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December

Alta Northcutt
Cabrillo College Ex-Officio

 

Cabrillo College Appointment

 

Term Expires:
December 2019

   

Board Meeting Schedule

  • The Santa Cruz METRO Board of Directors holds one regular meeting per month
  • Meetings are scheduled on the 4th Friday of the month, unless otherwise indicated
  • Action on items can be taken at any meeting

2017 Meeting Calendar

DateTimeLocation
January 27 8:30am METRO Admin Offices, 110 Vernon Street, Santa Cruz
February 24 8:30am Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St., Watsonville
March 24 8:30am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
April 28 8:30am METRO Admin Offices, 110 Vernon Street, Santa Cruz
May 19 9:00am Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St., Watsonville
June 23 9:00am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
July (No meetings)
August 25 9:00am METRO Admin Offices, 110 Vernon Street, Santa Cruz
September 22 9:00am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz
October 27 9:00am Capitola City Council Chambers, 407 Capitola Ave., Capitola
November 17 9:00am Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St., Watsonville
December (No meetings)

Approved at October 28, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting

Revised Start Time (9:00AM) to the 2017 Meeting Schedule Approved at March 28, 2017 Board Meeting

Revised Meeting Schedule Approved under Resolution 17-10-03 at the October 27, 2017 METRO Board Meeting