Friday, July 10, 2015

Who is Steve Heminger, who hid $30 million dollars in construction costs for the MTC headquarters?

Steve Heminger, Executive Director of the MTC explains the Bay Bridge $400 million dollar cost overruns

Related Articles:

"Why MTC should fire it's Prima Donna Director" HERE
"Fraud, Waste and Mismanagement at the MTC" HERE

Editor's Note: The Marin IJ is the only newspaper in 

the Bay Area Newsgroup newspaper chain 

(includes The Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and the San Jose Mercury News)

that did not publish news about this explosive scandal at MTC. 


"Executive Director Steve Heminger: Compensation package of $360,533 includes $280,541 annual salary, $53,780 retirement contribution, $17,798 medical benefit, $1,915 dental benefit, $204 vision benefit and $6,295 other compensation. Also receives 25 days vacation and 12 days sick leave."

MTC commissioners earned extra pay for attending meetings.
Commissioner Steve Kinsey Per meeting stipends totalling $11,000 
Commissioner Jake Mackenzie Per meeting stipends totalling $7,800 
Commissioner Bill Dodd Per meeting stipends totalling $7,683 
Commissioner Tom Bates Per meeting stipends totalling $7,400 
Commissioner Scott Haggerty Per meeting stipends totalling $7,400 
Commissioner Dave Cortese Per meeting stipends totalling $7,100 
Commissioner Dorene Giacopini Per meeting stipends totalling $6,900 
Commissioner Mark Green Per meeting stipends totalling $6,900 
Commissioner Adrienne Tissier Per meeting stipends totalling $6,900 
Commissioner Scott Wiener Per meeting stipends totalling $5,100 
Commissioner Federal Glover Per meeting stipends totalling $5,000

Quotes above from

From MTC website, just picked up 2013 and 2014, goes back to 2002:



The 1st and 4th one down are the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and CFEE, California Foundation for the Environment and the Economy

CFEE's Who's Who Board of Directors suggests to you how all this is managed by corporations working with bureaucracy:



    SHERYL CARTER, Vice-Chairman, No. California
    FREDERICK E. JOHN, Vice-Chairman, So. California
    PATRICK F. MASON, President and CEO
    K.C. BISHOP, Secretary
    JACK McNALLY, Treasurer

    Adrienne Alvord, Director, California and Western States, Union of Concerned Scientists
    Curt Augustine, Director of Policy & Govt. Affairs, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
    J. Thomas Baca, International VP of Western States, Boilermakers Union
    Robert L. Balgenorth, Chairman, California Construction Industry, Labor Management Trust
    Stephen Berberich, President & Chief Executive Officer, CAISO
    K.C. Bishop, Senior Consultant, Calif. State Relations, Chevron Corporation
    Ellie Booth, Director, State Government Relations, Covanta Energy Corporation
    TBD, Pacific Gas & Electric Company
    Beth A. Bowman, Senior Vice President, Shell Energy North America
    Kathleen Brown
    Sheryl Carter, Co-Director of the Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
    John Chillemi, Senior Vice President & President, West Region, NRG Energy, Inc.
    Rachelle B. Chong, Principal, Rachelle Chong Strategic Consulting
    Patricia T. Clarey, Sr. VP, External Relations and Regulatory Officer, Health Net, Inc.
    John J. Coffey, Strategic Energy Consultant
    Timothy T. Cremins, Director of Education & Research, Calif.-Nev. Conf. of Operating Engineers
    Daniel M. Curtin, Director, California Conference of Carpenters
    Martin Daley, Vice President & General Manager, Dynegy Power, LLC
    Thomas M. Dalzell, Business Manager/Financial Secretary, I.B.E.W. Local Union 1245
    Grant Davis, General Manager, Sonoma County Water
    Joseph F. Desmond, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Communications, Bright Source Energy
    Hal Dittmer, Founder, President, and Owner, Wellhead Electric Company
    Leonard Dorr, SVP, Regional Business Line Leader, Energy, AECOM
    Jim Earp, Executive Director, California Alliance for Jobs
    Marcie Edwards, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
    Scott Farris, Director, Government Relations, TransCanada Corporation

    Victor H. Fazio, Senior Advisor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
    Christine M. Frahm, Attorney/Legislative Advocate, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
    Arturo Gándara, Professor of Law Emeritus, School of Law, U.C. Davis
    Michael Gianunzio, Chief Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
    David Gomez, Executive Director, IBEW/NECA/LMCC
    Kassandra F. Gough, Director, Government & Legislative Affairs, Calpine Corporation
    Laura Harnish, Vice President, CH2M Hill
    Kerry Hattevik, Regional Director West Government Affairs, NextEra Energy Resources
    Robert Hunter, President, State Building & Construction Trades Council of California
    Frederick E. John, Energy Consultant
    Patrick Johnston, Chair, CFEE
    Jeffrey Kightlinger, General Manager, Metropolitan Water District of So. California
    Marvin P. Kropke, Business Manager, I.B.E.W., Local Union 11
    Denise L. Kruger, Senior Vice President, Regulated Utilities, Golden State Water Company
    Francisco Fernandez Lafuente, Mngmt Advisor, Civil & Infrastructure, Sener Engineering and Systems, Inc.
    Patrick Lavin, Business Manager/Financial Secretary, I.B.E.W., Local 47
    Mike Layton, Assistant Business Manager, Southern California Pipe Trades
    Deane Leavenworth, Regional Vice President, Govt. Relations, West Region, Time Warner Cable
    Michael Liikala, Consultant, Solutions International
    Kevin Lynch, Managing Director External Affairs, Iberdrola Renewables
    Mary Lynch, Vice President, Regulatory & Legis. Affairs, Exelon
    Robert MacLean, President, California American Water
    Patrick F. Mason, President and CEO, CFEE
    Timothy J. McCallion, President - West Region, Verizon
    Carolyn McIntyre, President, California Cable & Telecommunications Association
    Jack McNally, Consultant - Advisor, IBEW Local Union 1245
    Kenneth P. McNeely, President, AT&T California
    Sunne Wright McPeak, President & CEO, California Emerging Technology Fund
    Jose Mejia, Director, California State Council of Laborers
    Al Moro, Acting Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
    Peter C. Nelson, Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, California Water Service Company
    Meredith Parkin, Principal Environmental Scientist, MWH Global
    Eric Pendergraft, Vice President, Business Development, AES Southland
    Mark A. Pisano, Professor of the Practice of Public Administration, Sol Price School of Public Policy, USC
    James H. Pope, General Manager, Northern California Power Agency
    Andrew Rea, Managing Director, Energy, Navigant
    Dan Richard, Principal, Dan Richard Advisors, LLC
    Gerald D. Secundy, President, C.C.E.E.B.
    Daniel Skopec, Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Sempra Energy Utilities
    Jan Smutny-Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Independent Energy Producers Association
    Tom Starrs, VP, Market Development and Policy, SunPower
    Mary Stutts, Regional Vice President, Comcast Cable of California
    Gaddi Vasquez, Sr. Vice President, Edison International
    Derek Walker, Assoc Vice President, U.S. Climate & Energy Program, Environmental Defense Fund
    Michael Wheeler,  Director of Policy Initiatives, Recurrent Energy
    Geoffrey Yarema, Partner, Nossaman LLP
    Jay Ziegler, Director of External Affairs Policy, The Nature Conservancy

    William T. Bagley, Attorney, Nossaman LLP
    Chuck Center, Labor Leader
    Katherine Dunlap, Civic Leader
    John T. Knox, Attorney, Nossaman LLP
    Paul N. "Pete" McCloskey, Jr., Attorney at Law
    Leon Panetta, Director, The Leon & Sylvia Panetta Insitute for Public Policy
    Paul V. Priolo, Chair, Sacramento Seminar
    Anthony L. Ramos, Labor Leader

    From Wiki:

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Silicon Valley Leadership Group
    Silicon Valley Leadership Group logo.jpg
    FounderDavid Packard
    TypeAdvocacy group
    FocusBusiness advocacy
    Area served
    Silicon Valley
    Key people
    Carl Guardino, President & CEO
    The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) is a non-profit pressure group in Silicon Valley, California, in the United States. Its members are businesses that operate in the valley and its purpose is to influence public policy relating to the valley.[1]
    The organization was founded in 1978 by David Packard, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, and represents more than 375 of Silicon Valley's employers.[2][non-primary source needed]

1 comment:

    Retiring at 58. Nice pension, I bet.