The East Bay Division includes 33 cities in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, and provides members with the opportunity to exchange ideas and information and share the advantages of cooperative advocacy.
The division is guided by an executive committee under the leadership of a division president. Elected city officials and professional city staff attend division meetings throughout the year to share what they are doing and advocate for their interests in Sacramento.
Division members also participate in the development of League policy through representation on:
The League board of directors;
The Annual Conference Resolution Committee; and
The Annual Conference Program Committee.
2013 Division Officers
President: Cindy Silva, council member, Walnut Creek
First Vice President: Diana Souza, council member, San Leandro
Second Vice President: Janet Abelson, council member, El Cerrito
Past President: Ben Johnson, council member, Pittsburg
Division Director: Jerry Thorne, council member, Pleasanton
Secretary/Treasurer: Dawn Abrahamson, city clerk, Vallejo
At Large Officers
Alameda County: Lena Tam, Alameda
Alameda County: Don Biddle, Dublin
Contra Costa County: Ron Leone, Concord
Contra Costa County: Monica Wilson, Antioch