Adrian Covert is Vice President of Public Policy for the Bay Area Council, providing research and advocacy leadership for the Council’s committees on Water, Commuter Shuttles and 21st Century Communications Infrastructure. Covert has lead numerous successful Bay Area Council initiatives, including passing legislation to update California's water data systems, the creation and adoption of common-sense regulations over San Francisco's growing commuter shuttle system, and voter-approval of regional Measure AA, a first-of-its-kind regional measure that raises $500 million for wetland restoration and flood protection projects in the San Francisco Bay.
Prior to joining the Council, Adrian served on the research and communications team for Repair California: Californians for a State Constitutional Convention, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from San Francisco State University. Adrian authored the 2016 book Taverns of the American Revolution, and enjoys playing baseball in the Pacific Coast Hardball League. A native Californian, Adrian lives in San Francisco’s Mission District.