Board of Commissioners

The Board of Commissioners is the governing body of the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda. The Board has seven members; two members must be tenants of Housing Authority complexes, one of which must be over 62 years of age. The Housing Authority Executive Director serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Board of Commissioners.

Members of the Board of Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and volunteer their service to the community. Tenant members serve two year terms. The remaining Board members serve four-year terms.

Current Board of Commissioners:

Chair Kenji Tamaoki
Vice-Chair John McCahan
Commissioner Art Kurrasch
Commissioner Fayleen Allen
Commissioner Stuart Rickard 
Commissioner Sandra Kay

Contact Board Chair:  boardchair@alamedahsg.org


 

What does the Commission do?

The Board of Commissioners' purpose is to establish policies and to advise on the programs for the development of assisted housing, and the maintenance, modernization and revitalization of existing facilities. 

When and Where are Commission Meetings? 

The Board of Commission Meetings are held on the Third Wednesday of each month starting at 7:00 pm. Commission meetings are held in the Ruth Rambeau Community Room, 703 Atlantic Avenue, Alameda. Click on Meeting Schedule to the left for a complete list of meeting dates. 


Where can I find Commission Meeting Documents?

The documents for the next Commission meeting will be posted no later than 72 hours prior to the board meeting. Click on the Meeting Documents page to the left for access to the board packet. 

Click here for a list of Archived Commission documents from previous years

Who can come to Commission meetings?

Anyone can come to Commission meetings. They are open to the public. Parking is free but is limited so please be sure to arrive early and only park in designated "public" parking spaces. 

How can I become a Commissioner?

Applicants must live in Alameda and be at least 18 years old to apply. Any Resident interested in serving on this Board can download the application here

 Questions? Contact Denise Connors at (510) 747-4325.
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