James Cameron became Executive Director of RCPA and SCTA in October of 2023. He reports to the Board of Directors and manages the two countywide agencies and a staff of fourteen. James has overall responsibilities for securing and coordinating regional, state and federal funding for projects and programs related to transportation and climate change; managing the Measure M sales tax; overseeing long range planning related to transportation, housing, jobs, and climate change; and collaborating with partner agencies and the public on policy priorities.
Mr. Cameron joined the Authority in March 2012 as the Deputy Director of Projects and Programming. He is a licensed Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor in the State of California with over 20 years of experience working on capital projects in all phases of development including programming, environmental, design and construction. Prior to joining the Authority, he served as a Supervising Engineer for the City of Santa Rosa in their Capital Improvements Program and a Resident Engineer for the California Department of Transportation Division of Construction. Mr. Cameron received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University Chico.