Elected Officials

Gus Newport
Former Mayor of Berkeley

Katherine Harr
City of Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner

Max Anderson
Berkeley City Council, District 3

Anna De Leon
Former Berkeley School Board Member

Patrick Sheahan
Former Planning Commissioner

John T. Selawsky
Rent Board Commissioner

Sharon Maldonado
Former Rent Board Commissioner

Pamela Webster
Former Rent Board Commissioner


Berkeley Progressive Alliance
Berkeley Citizens Action
Berkeley Tenants Union

East Bay Express

Democracy for America

Wellstone Democratic
Renewal Club

John George and Niagara Democratic Clubs (2nd position)

The Green Party of
Alameda County

Friends of Adeline

Cal Berkeley Democrats




(organizations for identification purposes only)

  • Danny Glover, Actor and Activist
  • Rev. Michael McBride, The Way Christian Center
  • Rev. Ben McBride, Oakland Leadership Center
  • Cat Brooks, Anti Police-Terror Project
  • W. Kamau Bell, ACLU Celebrity Ambassador for Racial Justice
  • Margot Smith, Activist, Gray Panther
  • Lateefah Simon, Rosenberg Foundation, BART Board Candidate
  • Ben Bartlett, Planning Commissioner
  • Rev. Debra Avery, Oakland Alliance/First Presbyterian Church of Oakland
  • Donald Goldmacher, Filmmaker
  • Christina 'Krea' Gomez, Dean, North Oakland Community Charter School
  • Elizabeth Lisle, Managing Director, Shotgun Players
  • Maria Moore, Justice for Kayla Moore
  • Edwin Lindo, Lawyer, Activist (Frisco5 Hunger Strikers)
  • Holly Harwood, Activist
  • Fred Dodsworth, Candidate, District 5, Berkeley City Council
  • Alice Green, Gardener, Urban Ore
  • Phoebe Sorgen, Singer, Chair Emerita BFUU Social Justice Committee
  • Mike Berkowitz, Former Aid to Maudelle Shirek
  • Mel Martynn, Retired Teacher, Berkeley Unified School District
  • Moni T. Law, J.D., Founding Member, Berkeley Progressive Alliance
  • Ann Temple, Building Inspector (City of Oakland, ret. SEIU)
  • Andrew Jamieson, Chief Technical Officer, Giotrans
  • Claudia Praglin, Nurse Practitioner
  • Akiva Anders, Director, Kika’s House Family Daycare; Dancer, Aquarela Brazilian Dance
  • Maria Kovacs, Mis Amigos Spanish Camp Founder; Children’s Community Center (CCC) Preschool Board
  • Margaret Lanier, Bus Driver (BUSD, ret.)
  • Linda Franklin, WIC Program Director (Alameda County, ret.), Community Health Commissioner (former chair)
  • Linda Olivenbaum, Early Childhood Educator
  • Gerald Baron, Retired
  • Heidi Guyton, State of California, Department of Toxic Substances Control
  • Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, Assistant Professor of Ethics, Pacific School of Religion