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MTA Board Members

Click on each MTA Board member's picture for a short bio. Scroll down or click here for details of appointment.

Fernando Ferrer
Fernando Ferrer
Acting Chairman
 
Andrew Albert

Andrew Albert

Norman E. Brown photo

Norman E. Brown

Randolph Glucksman

Randolph Glucksman

Ira Greenberg

Ira Greenberg

David R. Jones photo

David R. Jones

Susan G. Metzger

Susan G. Metzger

Charles G. Moerdler

Charles G. Moerdler

Mitchell H. Pally

Mitchell H. Pally

Scott Rechler

Scott Rechler

John Samuelsen

John Samuelsen

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Andrew Saul

Lawrence Schwartz

Lawrence Schwartz

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Polly Trottenberg

Polly Trottenberg

Veronica Vanterpool

Veronica Vanterpool

Peter Ward

Peter Ward

Carl Weisbrod

Carl Weisbrod

Neil Zuckerman

Neal Zuckerman

Board Members Recommended By Date First
Confirmed
Term
Expires5
Fernando Ferrer
Acting Chairman
Governor 6/15/11 6/30/22
Andrew Albert 2 New York City Transit Riders Council 6/18/02 1/01/19
Norman E. Brown 2 Metro-North Railroad Unions 9/15/06 12/31/06
Randolph Glucksman 2 Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council 6/19/17 1/01/19
Ira Greenberg 2 Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council 6/03/09 12/31/18
David R. Jones Mayor 6/17/16 6/30/20
Susan G. Metzger 1 Orange County Executive 6/23/05 6/30/22
Charles G. Moerdler Governor 12/07/10 6/30/16
Mitchell H. Pally Suffolk County Executive 6/07/05 6/30/16
Scott Rechler Governor 6/19/17 6/30/23
John Samuelsen 2 Transport Workers Union 6/17/16 1/01/18
Andrew Saul 3 Westchester County Executive 6/17/16 6/30/21
Lawrence Schwartz Governor 6/25/15 6/30/18
Vincent Tessitore, Jr. 2 United Transportation Union 6/20/07 1/01/13
Polly Trottenberg Mayor 6/20/14 6/30/23
Veronica Vanterpool Mayor 6/17/16 6/30/20
Peter Ward Governor 6/17/16 6/30/21
Carl Weisbrod Mayor 6/19/17 6/30/23
Neal Zuckerman 1,4 Putnam County Executive 6/20/14 6/30/22
Vacancy Nassau County Executive    
Vacancy1 Dutchess County Executive    
Vacancy1 Rockland County Executive    


All Board members are appointed by the Governor, some on the recommendation of City and County officials in the MTA service region.

1These members cast one collective vote.

2 Nonvoting member.

3 From September 1996 to November 2005, Mr. Saul held a seat as the representative of Westchester County, and from April 2006 to June 2015 he held a seat as a representative of the Governor.

4 From June 2014 to June 2016, Mr. Zuckerman held a non-voting seat as the representative of the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council.

5 A Board member whose term has expired continues to serve until a new member is confirmed.

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