about rail organization

Our Board is made up of elected officials and private sector leaders who represent cities and counties, other regional transportation agencies, and the general public. Lone Star Rail District invites the public to attend its quarterly board meetings in its hometown of San Marcos.


Board of Directors

The Lone Star Rail District Board of Directors is currently made up of elected and private sector officials who represent:

  • Member cities and counties
  • Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) and Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO)
  • Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority in Austin and VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio
  • Two rural transit districts Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) and Alamo Regional Transit (ART)
  • Representatives of colleges and universities
  • Representatives of business communities and the general public

 

Cities

City of Austin
Council Member Sabino Renteria

Austin Business Community
Sid Covington - Chair

City of Georgetown
Council Member Patty Eason

City of New Braunfels
Council Member Wayne Peters

City of San Antonio
Council Member Rebecca Viagran

San Antonio Business Community
Carroll Schubert

City of San Marcos
Mayor Pro Tem John Thomaides

City of Schertz
Mayor Pro Tem Daryl John


Transit Authorities

AACOG Alamo Regional Transit (ART)
Executive Director Diane Rath

Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS)
Board Member Kim Porterfield

Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Board Vice Chair Beverly Silas

VIA Metropolitan Transit
Board Member Dr. Richard Gambitta


Counties

Bexar County
Commissioner Tommy Calvert, Jr.

Hays County
Commissioner Will Conley

Travis County
Commissioner Brigid Shea

Williamson County
Judge Dan A. Gattis


Metropolitan Planning Organizations

Alamo Area MPO (AAMPO)
Council Member Ray Lopez, City of San Antonio

Capital Area MPO (CAMPO)
Council Member Bill Spelman, City of Austin


Colleges and Universities

Austin Community College District (ACCD)
Nan McRaven


General Public
(Appointed by Texas Transportation Commission)

Mariano Camarillo (Austin)

Tullos Wells (San Antonio)  - Vice Chair

Board Committees

* denotes alternate
Executive Committee:
Sid Covington, Chair
Tullos Wells, Vice Chair
Mariano Camarillo
Kim Porterfield
Carroll Schubert
Beverly Silas
John Thomaides
Richard Gambitta *
Ray Lopez *

Program Management Oversight:
Mariano Camarillo, Chair
Richard Gambitta
Daryl John
Ray Lopez
Wayne Peters
Kim Porterfield
Carroll Schubert
Brigid Shea
Beverly Silas
Sid Covington*
Tullos Wells*

Rules and Procedures:
Carroll Schubert, Chair
Tommy Calvert
Will Conley
Daryl John
Nan McRaven
Diane Rath
Beverly Silas
Rebecca Viagran
Sid Covington *
Tullos Wells *
Finance:
Kim Porterfield, Chair
Tommy Calvert
Mariano Camarillo
Nan McRaven
Diane Rath
Sabino “PIO” Renteria
CAMPO tbd
Rebecca Viagran
Sid Covington *
John Thomaides *
Tullos Wells*


Public Information:
Beverly Silas, Chair
Richard Gambitta
Nan McRaven
Wayne Peters
Kim Porterfield
Sabino “PIO” Renteria
Brigid Shea
John Thomaides
Sid Covington *
Daryl John *