California Government Code
(a) The authority shall be governed by a board of directors, composed as follows:
(1) Two persons appointed by each of the boards of supervisors of the Counties of Humboldt and Mendocino. If the County of Marin or the County of Sonoma elects to join the authority, the board of supervisors of the county so joining shall appoint two persons to the board of directors.
(2) A city representative, selected by the cities served by the rail line.
(3) A board member of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, who shall serve as a nonvoting, ex officio director of the authority.
(b) All directors, except the ex officio director, shall serve for terms of two years and until their successors have qualified.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law including the common law doctrine that precludes the simultaneous holding of incompatible offices, a local government officer may be appointed and may serve as a member of the authority’s board of directors if the person also meets the other applicable qualifications of this title.