Sarah L. Catz serves as the director of the Center for Urban Infrastructure. She is a leading advocate and public policy maker in the transportation industry. During the past twenty years she has played a key role in critical transportation projects at the local, state and national level.
Sarah served on the Board of Directors of the Orange County Transportation Authority for ten years and served as its Chairman for one term.. Sarah also served on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink), during that same time and was the Chairman of the Board for two terms.. In 1999, Sarah helped former Governor Davis in the transition of his new administration by serving as the acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation for the state of California as well as the Project Manager for the Governor’s Infrastructure Commission, the Commission on Building for the 21st Century.
Sarah currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of Mobility 21. She has been recognized by the League of Women Voters of Orange County with the “OC Woman of Achievement” Award and by OC Metro Magazine as one of “10 Women Making a Difference in Orange County.” She also is the recipient of the California Transportation Foundation Tranny Award for “Citizen of the Year” and has been named “Woman of the Year” three times by the Orange County Chapter of WTS.
Sarah received her law degree from the University of Santa Clara and her bachelor’s degree from George Washington University.