Board of Directors Biographies

Principal Directors

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Jack Evans, Chair, was appointed to the Metro Board of Directors as the Principal Director, representing the District of Columbia, in January 2015. Mr. Evans has served on the Council of the District of Columbia (Ward 2) since 1991. At the Council, Jack serves as Chair of the Council's Committee on Finance and Revenue, which oversees the District's finances and tax policy. He also serves on the Committee on Transportation and the Environment and the Committee on the Judiciary. Evans previously served as the Council's representative to the Board of Directors of WMATA from 1992-1999 (Board Chair, 1994 and 1997) and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments/COG (Board Chair, 1995). He received an economics degree with honors (cum laude) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1975, and a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1978.
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Clarence C. Crawford, First Vice Chair, was appointed to the WMATA Board as a Principal Director in April 2018. He is currently Senior Vice President for Corporate Solutions for the Addx Corporation where he helps his clients develop and execute transformative strategies needed in this fast-paced, ever-evolving Federal environment. Clarence is founder and president of the Teach 'em to Fish Community Development Corporation that helps transform disadvantaged people into entrepreneurs. Clarence is also an adjunct professor at the American University's Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program where he teaches Federal budgeting, ethical leadership, and enterprise risk management (ERM).

Clarence is a Meritorious Presidential Rank Award recipient. He earned his MPA in Finance and Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from the American University and he has taken classes at the Capital Bible Seminary.

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Jim Corcoran, Second Vice Chair, was appointed to the Metro Board as a Principal Director in February 2015 representing the Commonwealth of Virginia. From April 2010 to June 2018, Jim Corcoran served as President & CEO of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Under Jim's leadership, the Chamber grew to a $2.5 Million Chamber of significant influence. Prior to joining the Northern Virginia Chamber, Jim served 14 years at the National Confectioners Association and the Chocolate Manufacturers Association, a 700 member Washington, DC based national trade association. During his tenure, NCA grew in influence for the confectionery industry growing membership from 350 to more than 700 members. Earlier in his career, Jim was a minority owner and Director of Sales & Marketing for Richardson Brands, a $25 Million confectionery company and spent time with Fortune 500 companies Borden and Del Monte in various sales and marketing management positions.

Jim earned his MBA from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ and his BS in Food Marketing from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

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David Horner, Executive Committee Member, was appointed to the Metro Board of Directors as a Principal Director in July 2017 representing the Federal Government. David is a partner with the law firm of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. He focuses on public-private partnerships involving the acquisition, financing, maintenance, and development of transportation infrastructure in the United States. From 2005 until 2009, David served at the US Department of Transportation as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy and Chief Counsel of the Federal Transit Administration.
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Corbett A. Price was appointed to the Metro Board as a Principal Director in March 2015 representing the District of Columbia. He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Quantix Health Capital, LLC.
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Michael Goldman was appointed to the Metro Board of Directors as a Principal Director, representing the State of Maryland, in June 2013. Mr. Goldman has practiced in the areas of international, antitrust, and transportation law since 1972. Mr. Goldman is currently an active member of the District of Columbia Bar, the American Bar Association sections on antitrust and administrative law, and the Forum on Air & Space Law. Mr. Goldman holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Temple University. He has been a named partner with Silverberg, Goldman & Bikoff since 1992.

Mr. Goldman represents U.S. airports and U.S. and foreign airlines in regulatory matters before the DOT, FAA, and DHS; antitrust/competition law issues before DOJ and DOT; international civil aviation negotiations between the U.S. and foreign countries; aviation-related legislative matters before the Congress; and litigation in state and federal courts.

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Christian Dorsey joined the WMATA Board as an Alternate Director in January of 2016 and was appointed a Principal Director in June of 2018. He was elected to the Arlington County Board in November, 2015. Christian also represents Arlington on the boards of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Additionally, he serves as one of three Arlington commissioners of The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC).

Christian is a senior leader at the Economic Policy Institute, a think tank that promotes economic policies that foster broadly shared prosperity. Christian is also a diversity and communications consultant and has helped many colleges and universities, schools, community groups, non-governmental organizations and area government agencies become more aware of the impact of unintentional bias in their work.

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Steve McMillin was appointed to the Metro Board of Directors as a Principal Director in July 2017 representing the Federal Government. Steve McMillin is a partner in the economic and public policy consulting firm US Policy Metrics LLC. Steve spent 19 years in federal government service as a fiscal policy specialist, in both the legislative and executive branches. From 2006 through 2009, he was Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and previously served as the OMB Associate Director responsible for transportation matters. In the U.S. Senate, his service included two years as a financial economist for the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, which has jurisdiction over mass transit policy. Steve is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin.

Alternate Directors

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Tom Bulger, was appointed to the Metro Board in July 2011 as an Alternate Director for the District of Columbia. He is President of Government Relations Inc, and has been a federal advocate and policy consultant who represents private and public clients before the Congress and the Administration. After spending the first few years of his career in the Office of Management and Budget in Fairfax County, VA, Mr. Bulger was an environmental policy director and legislative representative at the National Association of Counties. During this period he worked to secure federal programs and funding that helped the nation's counties. Of particular interest were environmental initiatives affecting the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Clean Air Act, and federal transportation legislation.

As the Director of Policy and Legislation at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Tolling Authority for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, he was instrumental in modifying the Federal Transit Urban Formula program in 1982. He has also had extensive involvement with the Federal New Starts program, federal housing programs, the creation of the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program, and the 1990 Clean Air Act and federal project funding strategies.

Mr. Bulger had the honor of serving as policy advisor to the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission created by SAFETEA-LU. This Commission is considered the most important commission to be formed since the Clay Commission in the 1950s that created the federal highway system. This Congressional Commission was tasked with plotting a course for the federal transportation system for the next 50 years. He is an undergrad and grad school alumnus of West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. He is married to Diana K. Bulger.

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 Malcolm Augustine joined the Board in July of 2015 after being appointed Alternate Director for Prince George's County. With over twenty years of experience, Mr. Augustine is a seasoned multi-channel marketing, sales, analytics and customer relationship executive in the direct marketing sector with specialty in higher education, non-profit, and healthcare. At Intra Mail Network, Malcolm manages customer relationships and nurtures new prospects within the higher education sector for many of the largest direct marketers in the United States. Prior to Intra Mail Network, Malcolm provided sales and marketing communications consulting services to a variety of clients within the healthcare and non-profit sectors. At Eltrex Industries, a multi-faceted company with business lines in printing, mailing, and manufacturing, Malcolm built multi-million dollar customer relationships. Along the way, Malcolm has consistently kept a foot in the world of entrepreneurship with ventures in telecommunications’ and healthcare.

Malcolm previously served as Chair of the Prince George's County Cable Commission and currently serves on the Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee, as a team member on the Kentland/Palmer Park Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative, on the Executive Board of Progressive Cheverly, and the Advisory Board at Saint Ambrose Catholic School of Cheverly, MD. Malcolm holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University.

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Catherine Hudgins joined the Metro Board in January 2004 as an Alternate Director. She served as Principal Director from 2008 to June 2018 representing Fairfax County, VA and served as Chair in both 2011 and 2012. Mrs. Hudgins was elected to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in November 1999 and is currently serving her third term. She is Chairperson of the Fairfax County Board's Human Services and Housing and Community Development Committees. Mrs. Hudgins is a member of the Transportation Planning Board, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Human Services Policy Committee. In 2010, she served as Chairman of Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and is a member of the Northern Virginia Regional Commission. Additionally, Mrs. Hudgins is the Immediate Past President of the Virginia Association of Counties. She was previously a member of the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Commission on Mental Health Law Reform. She holds a B.S. in Mathematics Education from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and a Master's of Public Administration from George Mason University.
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Jeff Marootian was appointed to the Board in September 2017 as an Alternate Director at the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). Mr. Marootian joins DDOT from the US Department of Transportation, where he served under Transportation Sec Anthony Foxx from 2013 to 2017. He was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the White House Liaison from 2013 to 2015 where he worked alongside the heads of the federal regulatory agencies to promote President Obama's transportation agenda. In 2015, Mr. Marootian was promoted to serve as the Department's Assistant Secretary for Administration. In that capacity, he oversaw the management functions of the 55,000-employee agency including human resources, facilities, procurement, and security.

Mr. Marootian has both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Administration from George Washington University and has lived in the District of Columbia for 20 years.

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Kathy Porter joined the Metro Board in January 2011 as Alternate Director from Montgomery County, MD. She was mayor of the City of Takoma Park, MD, from 1997 to 2007 and served on the Takoma Park City Council from 1991 to 1997. Ms. Porter represented Takoma Park on the Metropolitan Washington Transportation Planning Board for nearly 15 years, serving as chair of the board in 2000. From 2003 to 2006, she chaired the Transportation Planning Board's Access for All Committee, charged with bringing representatives from disadvantaged groups into the transportation planning process. From 2006 to 2007, she chaired the Board's Human Service Transportation Coordination Committee. Ms. Porter holds a Master's of Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and an A.B. from Radcliffe College.
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Paul C. Smedberg joined the WMATA Board as an Alternate Director in January of 2016 representing the Commonwealth of VA. He was first elected to the Alexandria City Council in 2003, was re-elected for a fifth term in November 2015.

A member of the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Operations Board since 2005, he currently serves as its Vice-Chairman after having served as Chair in 2013. Professionally he is Director of Advocacy & Government Affairs at the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Mr. Smedberg earned degrees in economics and history from Allegheny College and is a Fellow, Sorenson Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia.

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Anthony E. Costa joined the Metro Board in July 2014 as an Alternate Director representing the federal government. He is currently Associate Executive Director for Real Property and Planning for the US Department of Veterans Affairs. In this role, Mr. Costa is leading VA efforts to ensure the agency's real estate assets support the provision of services to our nation's veterans.

Previously, Mr. Costa was a Senior Advisor to the Administrator of the General Services Administration. Mr. Costa is led GSA's efforts to direct real estate activities to encourage the provision of environments where communities, and employees, can live, work and thrive. Mr. Costa was GSA's Chief Human Capital Officer and led the agency-wide development and implementation of GSA's human capital strategic plan. He has extensive leadership and management experience, having served in various senior executive leadership positions within GSA's Public Building Service; including serving as its Acting Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, and Regional Commissioner for the National Capital Region. Mr. Costa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from Bucknell University and a Master of Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has received several honors for outstanding performance, including the Walter Washington District Champion Award, presented by Leadership Greater Washington in 2008. Mr. Costa was also the recipient of Presidential Rank Awards in 2002 for Meritorious Executive and in 2004 for Distinguished Executive.