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LOSSAN Agency Announces New Board of Directors Leadership for 2024

Bryan MacDonald, Mayor Pro Tem of Oxnard, and Fred Jung, Mayor of Fullerton, have been appointed to lead the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency (Agency) Board of Directors (Board) in 2024, overseeing key initiatives outlined in the LOSSAN Agency's annual business plan.

MacDonald, representing the Ventura County Transportation Commission on the LOSSAN Board, was unanimously elected Board Chair. With 30 years of service in the Oxnard Police Department, retiring with the rank of Assistant Chief of Police, he currently serves as the Mayor Pro Tem of Oxnard. He also teaches criminology as an Adjunct Professor at Ventura College.

Fred Jung, elected as the Vice Chair of the LOSSAN Board, represents OCTA. He has served as the Mayor of Fullerton since 2021 and is the first Asian-American on the Fullerton City Council in over two decades. He previously served on the Parks and Recreation and Traffic and Circulation Commission.

The LOSSAN Agency is governed by an 11-member Board composed of officials representing rail owners, operators, and planning agencies along the LOSSAN rail corridor between San Diego and San Luis Obispo.

LOSSAN is a joint powers authority overseeing the management of the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service. OCTA provides all necessary administrative support for the LOSSAN Agency and its Board.


LOSSAN Board member Bryan MacDonald image