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CalSTA Media Contact:

Melissa Figueroa
Deputy Secretary, Communications and Strategic Planning
Phone: 916-445-3545

If you are a member of the media looking to file a Public Records Act Request with CalSTA, please email your request to Melissa Figueroa, Deputy Secretary for Communications and Strategic Planning, at

Click here for more information regarding the California Public Records Act.

Media Contacts For Departments

Board of Pilot Commissioners (BOPC)
Roma Cristia-Plant  415-397-2253

California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Fran Clader  916-843-3310

California Transportation Commission (CTC)
Susan Bransen 916-654-4245

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Armando Botello  916-657-6437

Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Tamie McGowen  916-654-5782

High-Speed Rail Authority (HSRA)
Lisa Marie Alley  916-384-9026

Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)
Chris Cochran  916-509-3063

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