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
Ron Leone, Council Member, Concord
First Vice President:
Laureen Turner, Vice Mayor, Livermore
Second Vice President:
Anamarie Avila Farias, Council Member, Martinez
Ken Carlson, Mayor, Pleasant Hill
Sal Evola, Council Member, Pittsburg
Barbara Halliday, Mayor, Hayward
Lee Thomas, Council Member, San Leandro
Janet Abelson, Council Member, El Cerrito
Jerry Thorne, Mayor, Pleasanton
Dawn Abrahamson, City Clerk, Vallejo
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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.