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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.

Thomas F. Prendergast
Thomas F. Prendergast
Chairman,
Chief Executive Officer
 
Fernando Ferrer
Fernando Ferrer
Vice Chairman
 
Andrew Albert

Andrew Albert

Jonathan A. Ballan

Jonathan A. Ballan

John H. Banks

John H. Banks

Robert C. Bickford

Robert C. Bickford

James F. Blair

James F. Blair

Norman E. Brown photo

Norman E. Brown

Allen P. Cappelli

Allen P. Cappelli

Ira Greenberg

Ira Greenberg

Jeffrey A. Kay photo

Jeffrey A. Kay

Mark D. Lebow

Mark D. Lebow

Susan G. Metzger

Susan G. Metzger

Charles G. Moerdler

Charles G. Moerdler

John J. Molloy

John J. Molloy

Mark Page

Mark Page

Mitchell H. Pally

Mitchell H. Pally

David Paterson

David Paterson

Andrew M. Saul

Andrew M. Saul

James L. Sedore Jr.

James L.
Sedore Jr.

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Ed Watt

Ed Watt

Carl V. Wortendyke

Carl V. Wortendyke

Board Members Recommended By Date First
Confirmed
Term
Expires
Thomas F. Prendergast
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Governor 6/20/13 6/30/15
Fernando Ferrer
Vice Chairman
Governor 6/16/11 6/30/16
Andrew Albert3 New York City Transit Riders Council 6/18/02 1/01/10
(holdover)
Jonathan A. Ballan Westchester County Executive 6/7/11 6/30/15
John H. Banks III Mayor 5/03/04 6/30/11
(holdover)
Robert C. Bickford2 Putnam County Executive 6/18/08 6/30/10
(holdover)
James F. Blair3 Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council 6/19/03 1/01/10
(holdover)
Norman E. Brown3 Metro-North Railroad Unions 9/15/06 12/31/06
(holdover)
Allen P. Cappelli Governor 8/19/08 6/30/15
Ira Greenberg3 Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council 06/03/09 1/01/13
(holdover)
Jeffrey A. Kay Mayor 6/21/06 6/30/14
Mark D. Lebow Mayor 6/18/02 6/30/14
Susan G. Metzger2 Orange County Executive 6/23/05 6/30/10
(holdover)
Charles G. Moerdler Governor 12/07/10 6/30/16
John J. Molloy Nassau County Executive 6/20/13 6/30/15
Mark Page Mayor 9/16/03 6/30/11
(holdover)
Mitchell H. Pally Suffolk County Executive 6/07/05 6/30/16
David Paterson Governor 6/21/12 6/30/17
Andrew M. Saul1 Governor 4/11/06 6/30/12
(holdover)
James L. Sedore Jr.2 Dutchess County Executive 7/02/94 6/30/10
(holdover)
Vincent Tessitore, Jr.3 United Transportation Union 6/20/07 1/01/13
(holdover)
Ed Watt3 Transport Workers Union 3/31/04 1/01/06
(holdover)
Carl V. Wortendyke2 Rockland County Executive 6/07/05 6/30/10
(holdover)


All Board members are appointed by the Governor, some on the recommendation of City and County officials in the MTA service region.
1Originally served as an MTA board member from 9/96 to 11/05, recommended by Westchester County Executive.
2These four members cast one collective vote.
3Nonvoting member.

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