High Speed Rail

Who We Are

California Law AB 3034 established a Peer Review Group whose duty is to evaluate the California High Speed Rail Authority's funding plans and prepare its independent judgment as to the feasibility and the reasonableness of the Authority's plans, appropriateness of assumptions, analyses and estimates, and any observations or evaluations the Group deems necessary.


The Group was established with provision for up to 8 eight members. As of March 1, 2013, the group will have five members, including: Walter Bell (appointed by the State Treasurer), John Chalker (appointed by the State Director of Finance), Diane Eidam (appointed by the State Controller), Will Kempton (appointed by the Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing, resigning as of March 1, 2013), Lou Thompson (appointed by the Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing), Stacey Mortensen (appointed by the Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing), and Frieder Seible (appointed by the State Treasurer, resigning as of March 1, 2013).

As of March 1, 2013 Lou Thompson will serve as Chairman and John Chalker as Vice Chair.

 

 

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Comments of the Peer Review Group on the Draft 2012 Business Plan