Maya oversees a range of award-winning arts, design and cultural programs, which engage communities and add vibrancy and humanity to LA Metro’s transit projects, facilities and services. She leads a team that works cross-departmentally within the organization and partners with external stakeholders to strategically improve the customer experience. Under her tenure, Metro has commissioned a range of established and emerging artists who together reflect the diversity and dynamism of the Los Angeles region, one of the world’s most recognized creative capitals. Maya previously served as Arts Commissioner for the City of Santa Monica and president of the Santa Monica Arts Foundation and currently serves on the American Public Transportation Association’s Urban Design working group establishing best practices in the field.
Deputy Executive Officer, Creative Services
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
United States of America