Since 2015, Ms. Wise has served as the Chief of Staff for the Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. 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.
Prior to that, she 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.
In 2018, Ms. Wise completed a 9-month fellowship in the NACTO Leadership Program.