As Secretary, Roberta Boomer is responsible for administering the affairs of the SFMTA Board of Directors/Parking Authority Commission and their committees. She also oversees the SFMTA’s response to all requests for public records and is the staff liaison to the SFMTA’s Citizen’s Advisory Council.
From 2001 through 2006, Ms. Boomer served as Secretary to the Transbay Joint Powers Authority Board of Directors. In 2001, she was responsible for the Muni-wide effort to host the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Annual Meeting and Roadeo for over 5,000 attendees. In 2008, she was responsible for coordinating all of the host activities and program planning for the APTA Rail Conference and Rodeo.
Ms. Boomer joined Muni when it split from the Public Utilities Commission in 1994. Until the Charter Reform measure in 1997, she represented Muni on the Planning Commission. Prior to 1994, she served as the Legislative Aide to Supervisor Bill Maher and focused on traffic, transit, planning and economic issues. She came to city government in 1988 from the S.F. Chamber of Commerce where she created and directed their “Leadership San Francisco” program and coordinated the Chamber’s fund raising efforts. She has a degree in Psychology from Stanford University.
Ms. Boomer currently serves as Vice-Chairman of APTA’s Transit Board Support committee.