Jeffrey L. Spencer

Jeffrey L. Spencer

Mr. Spencer is a Senior Planner at Wells Barnett Associates providing planning and permitting services in the Tahoe basin.  During his career he has consulted on urban design, transportation and transit planning.  He served as Executive Director at the Sacramento Transportation Authority, which provided local funding for transportation projects throughout Sacramento County.   Prior to Sacramento, he was the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program Manager for the Federal Transit Administration in Washington, DC and was awarded the prestigious Partnering for Excellence Team award.  Mr. Spencer also has worked as the Trucking and Maritime expert, Research Project Manager, and as an ITS Planner at Caltrans.

He has served as a Planning Commissioner and Conservancy Director, and served as Adjunct Faculty at San Jose State University.  He started his transportation career in 1976, serving 8 years in the US Army.  He holds Bachelor degrees in Business Administration and Management, and a Master’s degree in Transportation Management from the Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University.