Alix Bockelman, Deputy Executive Director, Policy
Office: (415) 778-5250
Alix Bockelman is the Deputy Executive Director of Policy for MTC and ABAG and oversees departments responsible for:
- Strategic financial planning and MTC’s management of federal, state and regional fund sources for transit, highways, roadways and other modes
- State and federal legislative advocacy, and public affairs and community outreach
- Planning, including the Bay Area’s long-range regional transportation and land use plan, air quality and freight issues
Ms. Bockelman joined MTC in 1998 and her early assignments included stints as project manager, funding liaison, transportation forecaster, and multimodal program manager.
In 2003 she was appointed principal analyst to oversee the region’s $18 billion transit expansion program. Two years later Ms. Bockelman was promoted to Director of Programming and Allocations. In this role she was responsible for overseeing MTC’s strategic financial planning and managing the distribution of more than $1 billion annually in federal, state and regional transportation funds.
Outside MTC, Ms. Bockelman is a member and past chair of the Committee on Transportation Programming and Investment Decision-Making for the Washington, D.C.-based Transportation Research Board. She also is a member of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS), and in 2007 was named “Woman of the Year” by the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of WTS.
Ms. Bockelman is a registered Professional Engineer in California, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a master’s degree in Public Policy – both from the University of California, Berkeley.