Leadership Academy Graduates

Since the launch of East Bay Housing Organizations’ Leadership Academy in 2015, over 100 affordable housing residents and staff have graduated from the program.

Graduates of the Leadership Academy have gone on to serve on local and state Boards and Commissions and draft policy that has been implemented statewide.

Class of 2022

Graduates: Dave Blount, Irma Boden, Ola Colemon, Misty Cross, Cheneika Dixon, Melody Parker, Susana Suarez, Renee-Marie Telefoni, Janny Truong

Class of 2020

Leadership Academy was held online in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Graduates: Irma Boden, Lori Michelle Goss, William Goodwin, Katie Morton, Lillian Ferrer Phaeton, Tania Pulido, Damion Scott, Michael Whurton

Class of 2019

Not Pictured: Lori Michele Goss, Rochelle Le Flore, London Outlaw

Class of 2018

Not Pictured: Don-Neva E. Johnson, Genevieve Sotelo

Class of 2017

Not Pictured: Maria Sandoval, Katherine Samuels

Class of 2016

Graduates: Chantaell Barker, Mary Butler, Connie Chan, Bill Collins, Stevi Dawson, Alma Ferguson, Jeri Givens, Judith Harrington Charbuck, Georale Huggins, Charlene Jimerson, Loretta Mahone, Sharon Montgomery, Ramiro Montoya, Theola Polk, Marium Qureshi, Kellen Shipley, Annie Sze, Jenni Tung, Stephen Watters, Guitar Whitfield, Olivia Williams, Betty Wright, Valarie Young

Class of 2015

Graduates: April Anthony, Valerie Blue, Joann Bonda, James Cai, Maurice Edwards, Adenrele Iposu, Jackie Jackson, William Jackson, Secret Peoples, Doris Pitts, Bernice Randle, Anita Schools, Mary Schreifels, Dylan Versteeg, Gregory Ward, Francine Williams, Anne Wong