PARTNERSHIPS

OUR WORK IS FUELED BY STRATEGIC
COALITIONS OF STAKEHOLDERS

City of Oakland

Alameda County

Oakland Unified School District

Private & Public Partners

Key Partners

MEET THE
LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

IN MEMORIAM

October 5, 1949 – November 3, 2021

Wilma Chan

Co-Chair and Founding member of Oakland Thrives Leadership Council
YVJPA Trustee

EXECUTIVE TEAM CO-CHAIRS

Libby Schaaf

Mayor

City of Oakland

Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell

Superintendent

Oakland Unified School District

Yvette Radford

Regional Vice President

External & Community Affairs

Kaiser Permanente

EXECUTIVE TEAM

EXECUTIVE TEAM

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Dave Brown

District 3 Supervisor
Board of Supervisors
Alameda County

Aimee Eng

District 2 Director
Board of Education
Oakland Unified School District

Jane Garcia

CEO

La Clínica de La Raza, Inc.

Headshot image of Dr. Anthony B. Iton, Senior Vice President at The California Endowment
Anthony B. Iton

M.D., J.D., MPH

Senior Vice President

The California Endowment

Betsy Merzenich

Senior Director

Hirsch Philanthropy Partners

Susan Muranishi

County Administrator

Alameda County

Curtiss Sarikey

Chief of Staff

Oakland Unified School District

Kristin Spanos

CEO

First 5 Alameda County

Sheng Thao

District 4 Councilmember
City Council President Pro Tem
City of Oakland

First 5 Alameda County

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Estelle Clemons

Director of Human Services

City of Oakland

Scott Coffin

Chief Executive Officer

Alameda Alliance for Health

Matthew Cook

President of Benioff Children’s Hospitals and Senior Vice President of Children’s Services

UCSF Health

Lori Cox

Vice President of Programs

The California Wellness Foundation

Darlene Flynn

Executive Director
Race & Equity Department

City of Oakland

Donald Frazier

Chief Executive Officer

Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency™

David A. Harris

President & CEO

Urban Strategies Council

Chris Iglesias

Chief Executive Officer

The Unity Council

Kym Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

BANANAS, Inc.

David Kakishiba

Executive Director

East Bay Asian Youth Center

Barbara Leslie

President & CEO

Oakland Chamber of Commerce

Andy Madeira

Chief Executive Officer

East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation

Sofia Navarro

Executive Director of the Workforce Development Board

City of Oakland

Andrew Park

Executive Director

Trybe

Edward Reiskin

City Administrator

City of Oakland

Ron Smith

Vice President
Education Initiatives

Salesforce

OUR PARTNERS

The member agencies of the Oakland Thrives Leadership Council and Youth Ventures Joint Powers Authority are focused on building collaborative partnerships to leverage resources, eliminating duplication of services, and delivering accessible services to the most challenged populations.

Public Sector Partners

Philanthropic Partners

Community Partners