Ms. Wise is SFMTA’s Chief of Staff. In this capacity she oversees the Agency’s performance team, internal and strategic communications, special projects and supports the Director of Transportation.
Prior to that, Ms. Wise served for 6 years as the Chief of Staff for the Streets Division. The Streets Division is a 1,000-person, $176M/year operating budget Division that is responsible for: 1)Transportation Engineering; 2) Parking Operations; 3) Parking Enforcement; 4) Field Operations (sign shop, paint shop and meter shop); 5) Livable Streets (bicycle, pedestrian, traffic calming and crossing guard programs); 6) Security and Investigation; and 7) Planning. In 2019, Ms. Wise also served as the Division’s Acting Director for 6 months.
Before joining the SFMTA, Ms. Wise spent 10 years at the San Francisco Planning Department in various roles including as the Deputy Director of Environmental Planning Division and the Senior Planner of the Transportation Team working on a variety of Transportation Studies. Before starting her work in the public sector, Ms. Wise spent several years in the private sector as an Assistant Project Manager for CEQA and NEPA review.
She has also served on the San Rafael Planning Commission starting in 2009 for seven years.