CA SamTrans Transit District Board Elects New Officers

The San Mateo County Transit District Board of Directors elected new officers at its meeting Jan. 8. Vice Chair Jeff Gee was elected chair and Shirley Harris was elected vice chair, in unanimous votes.

Gee, mayor of Redwood City,Calif., was elected to the board by the city selection committee to represent the southern cities in the County. Harris, a longtime SamTrans board member, was elected by the board to serve as a public member.

Gee’s father, Dick Gee, who retired from SamTrans in 1994 as deputy general manager of planning and engineering, was at the board meeting to see his son elected chair.