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.
2014 Division Officers
Diana Souza, Council Member, San Leandro
First Vice President:
Janet Abelson, Mayor, El Cerrito
Second Vice President:
Ron Leone, Vice Mayor, Concord
Roy Swearingen, Council Member, Pinole
Diane Burgis, Council Member, Oakley
Lena Tam, Council Member, Alameda
Don Biddle, Vice Mayor, Dublin
Cindy Silva, Council Member, Walnut Creek
Jerry Thorne, Mayor, Pleasanton
Dawn Abrahamson, City Clerk, Vallejo
About the Division
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;
- Policy committees;
- The Annual Conference Resolution Committee; and
- The Annual Conference Program Committee.