The Temescal Telegraph BID is presently composed of 10 board members.

The Board's President, Vice-President I & II, Secretary and Treasurer make up the Executive Committee which helps manage and focus the Board's responsibilities.

We look forward to hearing from you and are actively seeking volunteers. All meetings are open to the public.

Board Meetings will be held in-person at 490 43rd St. as well as virtually. Schedule and meeting links are below.

  • Board Meeting – in-person & virtually. Every 4th Wed. at 6pm
  • DEsign/Econ Development Committee – Meets virtually. 3rd Thurs, at 4:30pm
  • Promotion/Safety Committee – Meets virtually. 1st  Wed., at 9:30 am

All meetings will be hosted virtually at the the link below

  • Zoom link
    • Meeting ID: 899 6841 6717 or Call-in: 1-669-900-6833; 89968416717#
    • Passcode: 210644



Executive Director
Diana Galbraith
Temescal Telegraph BID
490 43rd St.
Oakland, CA 94609

Diana has a degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Georgetown University where her focus was human rights. She worked on the first Obama campaign where she honed her community organizing skills. After several years in the technology world she is delighted to return to community activism as the BID’s new ED. In her spare time she does yoga, dances zouk, and pets her cat.

Board of Directors

Daniel Chung
Interim Board President
Promotion/Safety Committee
Business Owner
Root'd in the 510
daniel [at] rootd510.com

Pat Smith
Vice President I
DE/ED Committee

Property Owner - 5928 Telegraph
psmith43 [at] sbcglobal.net

Jordie Bornstein
DE/ED Committee
Community Member at Large

jordie [at] urbanhabitat510.com


Emil Peinert
Promotion/Safety Committee
Business & Property Owner

Kingfish Pub and Cafe
emil [at] kingfishpub.com

Tom Murphy
Promotion/Safety Committee

Property Owner
Tom [at] MurphyFinancing.com

Lynn Howe
Chair, Promotion/Safety Committee

Property Owner
lynn.howe [at] gmail.com

Don Macleay
DE/ED Committee
Resident, Property & Business Owner
East Bay Computer Services
dmacleay [at] earthlink.net
(510) 290-1200‬

Jessica Arlene
Promotion/Safety Committee

Associate Director, Community Relations

jessica.arlene [at] ucsf.edu

Adriana Valencia
Chair, DE/ED Committee 

Community Member at Large
avalenc [at] gmail.com




David Operario

Owner of 9 Round Fitness

david.operario [at] 9round.com