Compensation

Summary of Regional Council Stipend and Travel Reimbursement Policy

  • Regional Council members receive a $120 per diem stipend for attendance at SCAG-sponsored meetings or events, for a maximum of six (6) per diem stipends per month*. The SCAG President is authorized to approve two additional per diem stipends per month. Nine (9) or more per diem stipends per month require full RC approval.
  • Regional Council members are eligible to be reimbursed for mileage (at the prevailing federal reimbursement rate) or public transit expenses for attendance at SCAG-sponsored meetings or events. SCAG provides validation for parking.
  • Regional Council members do not receive medical, dental, life or pension benefits from SCAG.
*The maximum for Regional Council Officers is eight (8) per diem stipends per month.