Leadership at The MBTA
The MBTA is overseen the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board. Jamey Tesler is the Secretary of Transportation & CEO, and Steve Poftak is the General Manager.
MBTA Board of Directors
The MBTA Board of Directors consists of seven members, including the Secretary of Transportation and one member with municipal government experience. The rest are appointed by the Governor, and they include a rider and resident of an environmental justice population, and a person recommended by the President of the AFL-CIO.
The MassDOT Board
Jamey Tesler serves as the chair of the MassDOT Board, which has 11 members. The MassDOT Board is responsible for all transportation issues in Massachusetts, including highways, mass transit, vehicle licensing, aeronautics, and more.