SANDAG is accepting applications for their Chief Executive Officer position. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be an effective leader with the ability to coordinate SANDAG’s planning, project implementation, and operations activities. The ideal candidate should be collaborative, visionary, fiscally wise, and politically astute but apolitical. The Board values a big picture perspective and forward thinking attitude. The CEO should be proactive and a forthcoming, honest, and skilled communicator with the ability to foresee and respond to issues/concerns of the public and the Board of Directors. They should have knowledge of federal, state, and local politics and practical experience affecting policy change.
The Board seeks an individual capable of positioning SANDAG as a regional leader and managing internal and external change. They should take a balanced approach to meeting the region’s needs. The ability to analyze situations, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals is sought in the new CEO.