Nicholas Josefowitz


Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Executive Board Officer, San Francisco Director

Nick lives in Pacific Heights with his wife, Tali, whom he met in college. Together they are raising their twin boys, Ben & Alec, and spend much of their weekends chasing after them at Alta Plaza Park playground.

Nick has a proven track record of going beyond good intentions and delivering real results. After graduating from Harvard in 2005, he founded and ran a solar energy development company. After success in business, Nick dedicated himself to public service. He served on the BART Board from 2014-2018, leading efforts to adopt data-driven decision making practices and issue a $3.5bn billion fix-it-first Infrastructure bond, and driving the effort for BART to become the first transit agency in the country to be powered fully by renewables. Nick also served on the Board of Directors of Capital Corridor, the San Francisco Environment Commission and the the Oversight Committee for the City’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure.

Today, Nick serves on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Water Emergency Transit Administration (WETA) where he is working to reduce highway congestion, make housing more affordable, and zero-out our region’s climate emissions.

Nick is an active member of the San Francisco community, serving on the Executive Board of SPUR. He has previously served on the boards of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), Generation Citizen Bay Area, the California League of Conservation Voters, and the Harvard Kennedy School Dean’s Council.