Across the bay in the city of Oakland, women elected to office include Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Attorney Barbara Parker, City Auditor Brenda Roberts and half of the City Council — Annie Campbell-Washington, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Desley Brooks and Rebecca Kaplan.
Teresa Deloach Reed is the Oakland fire chief, and the city administrator is Sabrina Landreth. Her two assistant city administrators are Christine Daniel and Claudia Cappio, and the deputy city administrator is Stephanie Hom.
In fact, according to Karen Boyd, the city’s communications director, 15 of 22 department heads in Oakland are women. The list includes Brooke Levin, director of public works; Michele Byrd, director of housing and community development; Sara Bedford, director of human services; and Venus Johnson, director of public safety.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle