news MCBC Seeks Policy and Planning Director

The Marin County Bicycle Coalition is seeking a talented and multi-dimensional professional to become its next Policy and Planning Director. Current Director Alisha Oloughlin will be moving into the role of Director of Special Projects, which will have her concentrating primarily on the SMART Multiuse Pathway and assisting the Friends of Alto Tunnel toward the reopening of the tunnel.

The Policy and Planning Director is the lead staff advancing Road Advocacy Program goals and strategies – the program at the heart of MCBC’s mission. This person will help to guide strategic planning and provide oversight for the Road Advocacy Program. The program’s top-line goals are the completion of the North-South and East-West Greenways.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the MCBC Executive Director to formulate program goals and strategies.
  • Working with MCBC Board and Advocacy Committee, and external committees, to inform program goals and strategies.
  • Leading efforts to complete N-S and E-W Greenways, closing key network gaps.
  • Collaborating with County of Marin cities/towns and agencies toward planning and building primary and secondary bike/ped systems.

To thrive in this environment, an ideal candidate will be a strategic programmatic and political thinker, remain diplomatic but tough in negotiations and be capable of interpreting dense engineering documents and environmental data.

Complete position and application submission details can be found in the Jobs @ MCBC section of

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