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.
2015 Division Officers
Janet Abelson, Council Member, El Cerrito
First Vice President:
Ron Leone, Council Member, Concord
Second Vice President:
Laureen Turner, Vice Mayor, Livermore
Anamarie Avila Farias, Council Member, Martinez
Rich Kinney, Vice Mayor, San Pablo
Teddy King, Council Member, Piedmont
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.