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Cheryl Brinkman

Past Chair, San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee

Tim Dunn


Project Manager, Mercy Housing Company

Marc Babsin

Director of Real Estate Development, Emerald Fund

Marc Babsin is the Director of Real Estate Development at Emerald Fund, Inc., one of the premier mixed-use, residential developers in San Francisco. Marc has been with Emerald for over 6 years. Marc is a licensed attorney, a CPA, and a city planner. Marc holds a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, a JD from Harvard Law School, and a Master in City Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. Marc is also an accomplished photographer with a love for things urban. Marc's work can be seen at www.marcbabsin.com. Marc joined the TLC board in January 2004.

Robin Chiang

Architect. Principal, Robin Chiang & Company.

Bert Hill

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition representative

Bert is a bicycle advocate specializing in transportation and secure storage. He is currently developing a Bay Area intermodal bicycle sharing program, and teaches safety courses as a League of American Bicyclists certified instructor. Bert also serves as Chair of the San Francisco Bicycle Advisory Committee. Formerly, he worked in engineering and construction project management. He is a graduate of the University of Washington, where he studied Urban Development.

Rafael Mandelman

Attorney, Jarvis, Fay, and Doporto. Rafael serves on the executive boards of the Alice B. Toklas Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Democratic Club and the Noe Valley Democratic Club.

Alix Rosenthal

Alix is a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Oakland, specializing in redevelopment and military base reuse. She is President of the National Women's Political Caucus (SF chapter), and lives in Ashbury Heights with her partner Steve. Alix rides a scooter, takes BART to work and wishes that the 37 and 33 bus lines were more reliable.

Dave Snyder

Dave is Director of Transportation Policy for the San Francisco Planning & Urban Research Association (SPUR) , where he previously served as chair of the transportation committee. He is the past Director Program Development for the Thunderhead Alliance, where he shared and promoted best practices in pedestrian and bicycle advocacy around North America and helping to create new advocacy organizations where they were most needed. He was the founding executive director of Livable City, then called Transportation for a Livable City, and the executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition from 1991 to 2002.

Dee Dee Workman

Dee Dee is the president of Workman Associates San Francisco, a public affairs consulting firm. She is the former Executive Director of San Francisco Beautiful, an organization she ran for eleven years. Prior to her work with SF Beautiful, Dee Dee ran women's health care agencies across the Bay Area. She holds a Masters Degree in Public Health from U.C. Berkeley in Community Health Education

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