LEADERSHIP

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.

OFFICERS

The Officers 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.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Our Executive Committee 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

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.

OFFICERS

Hon. Keith Carson
Chair
Alameda County Board of Supervisors
Vice President and Supervisor, District 5

Edward Del Beccaro
Vice Chair
TRI Commercial Real Estate Services
EVP/East Bay Regional Manager

Hon. Candace Andersen
2nd Vice Chair
Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors
Supervisor, District 2

Greg Armstrong
2nd Vice Chair
NECA, Northern California Chapter
Executive Director

Zack Wasserman
Legal Counsel
Wendel Rosen LLP
Partner

Daren Chan
AT&T
Director,
External Affairs

James Falaschi
Vista Real Estate Partners
Managing Principal

Ken Maxey
Comcast
Director of Government Affairs

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Dan Buckshi
City of Walnut Creek
City Manager

Timothy Burroughs          StopWaste
Deputy Executive Director

Ryan Clausnitzer
Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District
General Manager

Alex Evans
HNTB Corporation
Senior Strategist

Bryant Francis
Port of Oakland
Director of Aviation

Fran Gallati
YMCA of the East Bay President & CEO

Audrey Gee
Brown Gee & Wenger LLP
Partner

Hon. Barbara Halliday
City of Hayward
Mayor

Pat Hayes
Clorox
Vice President, Government Affairs

James Head
East Bay Community Foundation
President & CEO

Hon. Melissa Hernandez
City of Dublin
Mayor

Carol Johnson
East Bay Regional Park District
Assistant General Manager

Drew Johnston
Bayer
Vice President,
Site Engineering

Hon. Chris Kelley
City of Hercules
Mayor

Melissa G. Landay
Wells Fargo
SVP & Market Executive East Bay

Megan Lehtonen
OSIsoft
Market Principal, Communities

Tess Lengyel
Alameda County Transportation Commission
Executive Director

Eric Levitt
City of Alameda
City Manager

John McManus
Cushman & Wakefield
Executive Managing Director

Hon. Ally Medina
City of Emeryville Councilmember

Hon. Lily Mei

City of Fremont
Mayor

Hon. LK Monroe
Alameda County Office of Education
Superintendent of Schools

Hon. Lisa Motoyama

City of El Cerrito
Councilmember

Susan S. Muranishi
Alameda County
County Administrator

Paul Nguyen
City of Hayward
Economic Development Manager

Monica Nino
Contra Costa County
County Administrator

Hon. Carlyn Obringer
City of Concord Councilmember

Patience Ofodu
Contra Costa County Workforce Development Board                      Business Services Manager 

Liz Ortega-Toro
Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Executive Secretary-Treasurer

Sharon Quesada Jenkins
John Muir
Health Director, Employer Broker Relations & Worksite Wellness

Rich Rankin
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Director, Innovation & Partnerships Office

Rich Robbins
Wareham Development CEO & Founder 

Ken Rosenberg
Bridge Bank
SVP & Manager, Global Commercial Banking

Rebecca Rozen
Hospital Council Northern & Central California
Regional Vice President

Cathy Sandeen
California State University East Bay
President

Hon. Karen Stepper
Town of Danville
Councilmember

Taj Tashombe
Oakland Athletics
Vice President of External Affairs

Hon. Loren Taylor
City of Oakland
Councilmember
District 6

Trevor Thorpe
CBRE, Inc.
Managing Director, Advisory & Transaction Services

Dan Walters
Copper Harbor Company, Inc.
President & CEO