Meet the Staff

Tom Radulovich, Livable City Executive Director

Tom RadulovichTom joined Transportation for a Livable City (aka Livable City) as Executive Director in June 2004. As an urban environmental activist since attending college at UC Berkeley, he brings strong advocacy skills and a deep understanding of complex city policies relating to urban environmental issues, improving public transportation and revitalizing public spaces to help make San Francisco a truly livable city for which the organization is named.

As Executive Director of Livable City, Tom provides leadership and support to the growing Sunday Streets staff, overseeing Sunday Streets and Livable City budgets, and serving on Sunday Streets Steering Committee, Fundraising Committee and co-leading the development of Sunday Streets 5-year plan.

In addition to leading Livable City, Tom serves as an elected director of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, a position he has held since 1996. Throughout his tenure as BART Director, Tom has developed a solid reputation as an advocate for advocated for reinvestment and renovation of the BART system, and improving BART practices in the areas of sustainability, accessibility, customer service, architecture and urban design, and the creation of transit villages at BART stations.

Beth Byrne, Sunday Streets Program Director, Activities and Outreach

BethByrne Beth Byrne, Sunday Streets Program Director, joined the Livable City team in 2009.  Beth’s primary responsibility is ensuring that every Sunday Streets event is as fun and successful as the last. She serves as the primary contact for Sunday Streets activities, as well as ensuring that relationships with Sunday Street’s diverse network of supporters and partners continue to make each event successful. A long-term San Francisco resident, Beth has spent the last decade working with and shepherding numerous nonprofit and political organizations in the Bay Area.

Liza Pratt, Sunday Streets Volunteer and Logistics Manager

LizaPrattLiza Pratt joined Sunday Streets team in 2012 as Logistics and Volunteer Manager. Prior to her work with Sunday Streets, Liza was Program Manager for SFBC’s Great Streets Project, a two-year program designed to support and augment work on sustainable transportation projects led by City agencies and community advocates.  Liza holds a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science from the University of North Carolina and has worked on a variety of sustainable transportation programs and initiatives on both coasts of the United States.

Scott Reinstein, Development and Communications Director
photo 1Scott Reinstein joined Livable City and the Sunday Streets program as Development and Communications Director in 2014. He has a deep passion for complete streets and livable neighborhoods, and is an active bicycle commuter. As Development Director, Scott leads Livable City and Sunday Streets’ philanthropic, fundraising, and sponsorship efforts. He also oversees Livable City and Sunday Streets’ marketing and communications strategies. Scott’s prior experience includes working as Communications Director for a Honduran nonprofit, a civil litigator for a San Francisco law firm, a bicycle shop employee, and a development intern with the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. He holds an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing, English, and Political Science from Emory University and a law degree from the University of Arizona.

 

Joelle Burila

JoelleJoelle Burila recently graduated from San Francisco State University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and a concentration in Humanities and the Environment. Joelle has a very deep interest in drawing more public awareness on various environmental issues through. For example, issues such as climate change, waste production, and plastic pollution. She loves being social, meeting new people, and getting out and active.

Bob Mateo, Sunday Streets Onsite Sponsor Coordinator

119830Bob Mateo began volunteering for Sunday Streets in 2010 and has been with the program ever since. In 2011 he was hired to support day of event operations and oversee the set up and break down of Sunday Streets main activity area at each event. Bob is essential to Sunday Streets fundraising efforts; he works closely with Sunday Streets sponsors to have an effective on-site presence at events.