Mitch Weiss


Mr. Weiss has served as a member of the Commission’s staff for more than a dozen years. Most recently, he served for two years as the Chief Deputy Director. In this capacity, he served as a principal policy advisor to the Commission, responsible for carrying out the Commission’s policies and programs and overseeing its internal operations. Mr. Weiss led the Commission’s implementation of Senate Bill 1, which provided the first significant, stable, and ongoing increase in California’s transportation funding in more than two decades. This effort included dozens of public workshops and culminated in the commitment of over $9 billion in Senate Bill 1 funds in just 13 months. Mr. Weiss previously held positions as the Commission’s Deputy Director for Programming, policy advisor for the Commission’s Road Charge Technical Advisory Committee, and the Deputy Secretary for Administration and Finance at the California State Transportation Agency. Prior to these positions, Mr. Weiss held several positions in the budget offices of the California Department of Transportation and the California Integrated Waste Management Board.