The Seaport Planning Advisory Committee

The Seaport Planning Advisory Committee, or SPAC, provides technical expertise to BCDC on port planning. Members are appointed by MTC/ABAG, the five Bay Area Ports, Caltrans, the San Francisco Marine Exchange, Save San Francisco Bay Association, and BCDC.

Advisory Committee Members

Member Name
Port of San Francisco Andre Coleman, Maritime Director
Port of Oakland Bryan Brandes, Maritime Director
Benicia Port Terminal Company Jim Triplett, Sr Vice President W Coast Ops
Port of Richmond Alan Wolk, Director
Port of Redwood City Kristine Zortman, Executive Director
Bay Area Environmental Interest Group (jointly appointed by chairs of BCDC and MTC) David Lewis, Executive Director, Save the Bay
Bay Area Economic Development Interest Group (jointly appointed by chairs of BCDC and MTC) Capt. Lynn Korwatch, Executive Director,
San Francisco Marine Exchange
BCDC Representative Jim McGrath
BCDC Representative Vacant
MTC/ABAG Representative MTC/ABAG Planning Director
MTC/ABAG Representative Vacant (3)
Caltrans Jean Finney, Deputy District Director,
Transportation Planning and Local Assistance
U.S. Maritime Administration N/A (discontinued regional office)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vacant