October 14, 2020
VTA Board Chair Represents for Hispanic Heritage Month
Growing up in Fremont, VTA Board Chair and President of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Cindy Chavez has vivid memories of taking public transportation. “I had an opportunity to get access...
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February 07, 2020
Board Adopts Climate Emergency Declaration; Youth Summit Planned as Part of Further Focus
On Feb. 6, the VTA Board took a historic step by approving a Declaration of Climate Emergency that emphasizes the organization’s ongoing work to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions and reduce congestion...
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January 24, 2020
VTA Board of Directors Takes Next Steps to Enhance Governance
The process of enhancing the VTA Board of Directors’ governance moved to the next step following their Jan. 24 workshop where the topic was reviewed and discussed. Board members received a...
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January 14, 2020
New VTA Board Chair Calls for Courageous Conversations to Address Climate Crisis
As Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez takes on two leading roles this year, one as President of the Board of Supervisors and the other as Chair of VTA’s Board, she’s aligning some of her...
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December 18, 2019
Board Governance Assessment Recommendations to be Received by Ad Hoc Committee - December 20
The results of an independent evaluation of VTA’s Board governance is ready for public review and will be received by the VTA Ad Hoc Board Enhancement Committee Friday morning. Board governance was...
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November 06, 2019
How Can VTA Improve Upon its Governance Structure and Practices?
To better serve our communities, an independent study is underway which will evaluate our governance structure and practices. This effort, called the VTA Governance Assessment, is being performed by...
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September 17, 2019
VTA’s Response to the Civil Grand Jury Report
VTA Board members approved a response to a report issued by the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury on June 18, 2019, citing they do not agree with several underlying assumptions and conclusions. The...
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August 09, 2019
VTA Board Appoints Interim Chief Operating Officer
The VTA Board of Directors appointed Dale Austin Jenkins as Interim Chief Operating Officer. Chief Operating Officer Inez Evans Benson is retiring from VTA effective August 17. Evans Benson will take...
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December 12, 2018
2019 VTA Board Leadership Elected
January 2019 will see a change in VTA Board leadership, as Santa Clara City Councilmember Teresa O’Neill takes over as Chair, and Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez becomes Board Vice Chair...
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