Citizens Advisory Committee

About the Board

The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) provides public input to the Governing Board on transportation planning and transit issues. The 17 members are appointed by the Board and consist of representatives from 12 business and government fields and five at-large members (see bylaws). The committee provides recommendations directly to the Board.

If you are interested in being appointed to the Committee, please fill out the application and deliver to MCAG or email to

Regular Meetings

  • 8:30 a.m.
  • The first Friday of every month
  • MCAG Office
    369 W 18th Street
    Merced, CA 95340

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Mary-Michal Rawling, Public Affairs Manager
Email Mary-Michal Rawling

Committee Members

VACANT Student
VACANT Small Business  
Rene Gutierrez Vice-Chair, Citizen at Large Email Rene Gutierrez
Arturo Martinez Jr. Citizen at Large Email Arturo Martinez Jr.
Michelle Symes-Thiara Chair, Education Email Michelle Symes-Thiara
Mike Jensen Water / Irrigation Email Mike Jensen
Jose Delgadillo Citizen at Large Email Jose Delgadillo
Roscoe "Jack" Jackson Citizen at Large Email Roscoe "Jack" Jackson
Paul Villarreal Goods Movement Email Paul Villarreal
Patricia Ramos-Anderson Economic Development Email Patricia Ramos-Anderson
VACANT Commerce/Finance  
Jean Okuye Agriculture Email Jean Okuye
Yamilet Valladolid Healthcare Email Yamilet Valladolid
VACANT Citizen at Large
VACANT Engineering  
VACANT Construction  
Matthew Lee Michael Real Estate Email Matthew Lee Michael