Tom Radulovich, Livable City Executive Director
Tom 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 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.
Liza Pratt, Sunday Streets Director
Liza 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 BS in Environmental Science from the UNC Chapel Hill and has worked on a variety of sustainable transportation programs and initiatives on both coasts of the United States.
Katy Birnbaum, Director of Programming and Partnerships
Katy joined the Sunday Streets team in August to help close out the fabulous 2015 season. As Director of Programming and Partnerships and a true community organizer at heart, Katy leads the effort on ensuring the event is a true community resource for all participants whether they be neighborhood residents, local merchants, community organizations, city agencies or non-profits. Even after living in San Francisco for 9 years, Katy is thrilled to have the opportunity to get to know the city and unique neighborhoods even better. Since graduating summa cum laude from SFSU in 2010, Katy has used her communications skills to increase the reach and impact of various political and community groups in the Bay Area.
Scott Reinstein, Development and Communications Director
Scott 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, Volunteer Manager
Joelle began with Sunday Streets as an intern in February 2014 and soon elevated herself to a full-time staff position. Joelle graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies. She has a very deep interest in social change and drawing more public awareness on various environmental issues. Joelle loves visiting new places, meeting new people, and being outside and active. Although San Diego, CA is her hometown, she has been a San Francisco resident for the past seven years.
Bob Mateo, Sunday Streets Street Team Lead
Bob 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.
Gabriel Rosenstein, Sunday Streets Event Staff
A native Californian, Gabriel returned to the west coast this year after living in New Hampshire and Nicaragua. He spent 2015 as an Americorps member coordinating conservation service events and is looking forward to working with volunteers again at Sunday Streets. He is also excited to combine his passions for cycling and community events every month with all of you! On days that aren’t Sunday, he can often be found working at Rainforest Action Network.
Michael Carri, Sunday Streets Event Staff
Michael joined Sunday Streets in 2015. A resident of San Francisco for 10 years, he has let the city leave it’s footprint on him from sea to shining bay. As a member of the city’s running community, he enjoys moving and shaking his way around town in ways both literal and figurative. Whether working with organizations for sustainability, economic justice, or public health, he likes to spend his days both thinking and acting locally.
Tsatsral Magnaibayar, Sunday Streets Event Staff
Tsatsral, goes by Tsatsaa, volunteered with Sunday Streets as the Volunteer Captain during the 2015 season, and she loved playing in the streets. Her fascination with the built environment has led her to pursue a professional career in Planning and Development of Public Spaces. Tsatsaa graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 with a BA degree in Architecture and from UCLA in 2014 with a Master’s degree in Urban Planning. She is excited to join the Sunday Streets team this season with more responsibility, and she is thankful for the opportunity to educate many more San Franciscans and visitors alike about the social, environmental and economical benefits, among others, of the Sunday Streets program.
Uyen Ngo, Sunday Streets Event Staff
Uyen is really excited to be joining the Sunday Streets team as a 2016 Event Staffer. She believes cities and streets should be thoughtfully designed for all people to thrive. Having recently enjoyed the beautiful public spaces and well designed cities of places such as Paris, Seoul, Tokyo, and Utrecht, Uyen is eager to help create similar connected communities through the magic that is Sunday Streets. Uyen earned a dual master’s degree in Public Health and Urban and Regional Planning (MPH/MURP) from UCLA and received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UC San Diego. She currently works for UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health as Coordinator of Admissions and Student Engagement.