Board Members

Angela Gennino

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

Sylvia Young

Sylvia is GGCA’s Coordinator for Special Projects including website development and community events. She’s a third-generation Golden Gater who is a realtor, writer, and actress.

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.