Leadership

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.

Note: During Shelter in Place in Alameda County, all meetings will be conducted via Zoom, which has video conferencing and call-in capabilities.

The July Promo/Safety Committee was rescheduled to Wednesday, July 8th at 9:30am. Join the Committee Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83214465079. Meeting ID: 832 1446 5079
Or call in: +1-669-900-6833,,83214465079#

  • Board – Meets 4th Wed. at 6pm
  • DEsign/Econ Development Committee – Meets 3rd Thurs, at 4pm,
  • Promotion/Safety Committee – Meets 1st  Wed., at 9:30 am
  • Executive Committee - Meets 2nd Tue., at 5pm
  • Neighborhood Council - Meets 3rd Wed. at 7 pm at Faith Presbyterian Church every other month on odd months. (not occurring during SIP)
Shifra

Executive Director 
Shifra de Benedictis-Kessner
Temescal Telegraph BID
490 43rd St.
Oakland, CA 94609
510-860-7327
info@temescaldistrict.org

Board of Directors

Allison Futeral
President
Promotion/Safety Committee

Business Owner
Crimson Horticultural Rarities
info [at] crimsonhort.com

Pat Smith
Vice President I
DE/ED Committee

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

Tom Murphy
Secretary
Promotion/Safety Committee

Property Owner
Tom [at] MurphyFinancing.com

Emil Peinert
Treasurer
Promotion/Safety Committee

Business Owner
Kingfish Pub and Cafe
5227 Telegraph Ave.
655-7373
emil [at] kingfishpub.com


Toni Sholes
Promotion/Safety Committee 

Business Owner
Universal Beauty Supply & Style Center
universalinoakland [at] gmail.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


Marisol Vela-Chiu
DE/ED Committee 

Community Member at Large
iLdae20 [at] gmail.com

Adriana Valencia
Chair, DE/ED Committee 

Community Member at Large
avalenc [at] gmail.com

Cynthia Armour
DE/ED Committee

Community Member at Large