Susan Bransen

Susan Bransen serves as the California Transportation Commission’s Executive Director, reporting to the thirteen-member Commission. She is responsible for directing the affairs of the Commission including responsibility for programming and allocating billions in transportation funding annually for the construction of highway, passenger rail, transit and active transportation improvements throughout California.

Ms. Bransen also serves as a liaison on behalf of the Commission with the Legislature and the California State Transportation Agency Secretary in formulating and evaluating policies, plans, and funding for California’s transportation programs.  As the primary advisor to the Commission, she has a major role in affecting the outcome of all policies and actions adopted by the Commission.