Our leadership includes appointees from the East Bay Boards of Supervisors, Mayors’ Conferences, City Manager Associations, the regional Economic Development Directors’ Council, along with high-level business and nonprofit leaders from across the region.


The Executive Committee of East Bay EDA serve as the elected leaders and stewards of the organization, with advisory and oversight responsibilities for fiduciary, governance, legal, and other key operational and policy priorities.


Our Board of Directors guides and informs organizational activities and events. Membership is comprised of senior leaders from business, education, elected officials, nonprofit organizations, and other sectors.


Leadership committees for East Bay EDA are supported by members and organizational partners who bring specific knowledge, networks, and resources aligned with the objectives and strategies of each committee.


Hon. Keith CarsonChairSupervisor, District 5Alameda County Board of Supervisors
Edward Del BeccaroVice ChairEVP/East Bay Regional ManagerTRI Commercial Real Estate Services
Hon. Candace Andersen2nd Vice ChairVice Chair, Supervisor, District 2Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors
Greg Armstrong2nd Vice ChairExecutive DirectorNECA, Northern California Chapter
Ken Maxey2nd Vice ChairDirector of Government AffairsComcast
Zack WassermanSecretarySecretaryEast Bay Economic Alliance Foundation
Sharon Quesada JenkinsOfficer Director, Employer Broker Relations & Worksite WellnessJohn Muir Health
Sarah YoellOfficer Local Government AffairsPG&E


Hon. Jesse ArreguÍnMayorCity of Berkeley
Brandon BarancoArea Manager, External & Legislative AffairsAT&T California
Tosan BoyoEast Bay Market PresidentSutter Health East Bay/San Francisco
Dan BuckshiCity ManagerCity of Walnut Creek
Timothy BurroughsExecutive DirectorStopWaste
Gail ChenPartnerships & Proposals Program ManagerLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Ryan ClausnitzerGeneral ManagerAlameda County Mosquito Abatement District
Andreas CluverSecretary-TreasurerBuilding and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County
Jordan DavisDirector of Community and Economic DevelopmentCity of Pittsburg
Joe ErnstManaging PrincipalsrmERNST Development Partners, Inc.
Debra A. FloresGSAA Senior Vice President & Area ManagerKaiser Permanente
Pat HayesVice President, Government AffairsThe Clorox Company
Hon. Melissa HernandezMayorCity of Dublin
Brandi HowardPresident & CEOEast Bay Community Foundation
Drew JohnstonVice President, Site EngineeringBayer
Hon. Chris KelleyCouncilmemberCity of Hercules
Melissa G. LandaySVP & Market Executive East BayWells Fargo
Tess LengyelExecutive DirectorAlameda County Transportation Commission
Ruben LizardoDirector, Local Government and Community RelationsUniversity of California, Berkeley
Hon. Lynn MackeySuperintendent of SchoolsContra Costa County Office of Education
John McManusExecutive Managing DirectorCushman & Wakefield of California, Inc.
Hon. Lily MeiMayorCity of Fremont
Hon. Lisa MotoyamaCouncilmemberCity of El Cerrito
Susan S. MuranishiCounty AdministratorAlameda County
Monica NinoCounty AdministratorContra Costa County
Ann NotarangeloCommunity Relations ManagerMartinez Refining Company/PBF Energy
Hon. Carlyn ObringerVice MayorCity of Concord
Neal ParishDirectorFennemore Wendel
Becca PerataFounder Vox Populi LLC
Hon. Treva ReidCouncilmemberCity of Oakland
Rich RobbinsCEO & FounderWareham Development
Vanessa Roshell-StacksVice President of Ancillary and Support ServicesUCSF Benioff Children's Hospital-Oakland (CHO)
Rebecca RozenRegional Vice PresidentHospital Council Northern & Central California
Hon. Mark SalinasMayorCity of Hayward
Cathy SandeenPresident California State University, East Bay
Susan ShiuAssistant General Manager, Public AffairsEast Bay Regional Park District
Daniel ShulmanSVP|Market Manager, Commercial BankingBank of America
Craig SimonActing Director of AviationPort of Oakland
Hon. Karen StepperMayorTown of Danville
Trevor ThorpeManaging Director, Advisory & Transaction ServicesCBRE, Inc.
Jennifer ToraiDirector of Local Government AffairsStanford Healthcare
Dan WaltersPresident & CEOCopper Harbor Company, Inc.
Hazel WetherfordDeputy City ManagerCity of Dublin
Sarah YoellLocal Government AffairsPG&E

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