Board Members

Angela Gennino, President 

Angela is a community organizer, journalist, editor, and web content strategist. She’s GGCA lead on neighborhood planning, transportation safety, and coalition building.

Sylvia Young

Sylvia works for BART and is an actress, realtor, and writer, who coordinates the GGCA events. Sylvia’s a third-generation Golden Gater.

Cathy Leonard

Cathy is a leading advocate for public safety, police accountability, public policy, and neighborhood planning. Her consulting group, Oakland Neighborhoods for Equity (ONE), works with organizations throughout the City. 

Kim Lucas

Kim is a research scientist and epidemiologist for California Correctional Health Care Services. She’s GGCA’s environmental health expert. 

Scott Owades

Scott is a sustainable transportation and affordable housing advocate on the local and state level. He’s GGCA transportation safety, membership, and campaign lead.