Board of Pilot Commissioners For the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun
660 Davis Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Allen Garfinkle has been the Executive Director of the Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun since 2010. He brings a significant amount of maritime expertise to the position having spent a thirty year career at sea, with the last 22 years of it at Matson Navigation Company, Inc. He holds a B.S. degree from California Maritime Academy and a J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. Mr. Garfinkle has been a member of the State Bar since 1989, holds a USCG Unlimited Masters License, and is a retired member of the International Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots.
Roma Cristia-Plant brings more than 20 years of state program and administrative experience to the BOPC, most recently as the Assistant Executive Director of the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank, a state of California financing authority. Under her administration, the I-Bank issued over $7 billion in tax-exempt bonds and $450 million in direct infrastructure loans to local governments, including several port districts in northern California. Roma has a myriad of government municipal, commercial and housing financing experience working in various programs at the state, and traveled throughout the United States early in her career administering disaster loans for the federal government. Roma has a B.A. in Human Development from UC Riverside, and an M.B.A. in finance from CSU Sacramento. Roma is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies.
Staff Services Analyst
Capt. Jeffrey Hill
Capt. Nick Niem
Dennis M. Eagan
Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice