The Temescal Telegraph BID is presently composed of 11 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 the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings will be conducted via Zoom, which has video conferencing and call-in capabilities.

TTBID Annual Meeting 2022 is on Wednesday, April 27 | 6 - 7:30pm | via Zoom
Join us for the Temescal Telegraph BID 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 27th to hear about 2021 challenges & accomplishments, plans for 2022, and vote on new TTBID Board Directors. Enjoy a short presentation, Q&A, and a chance to connect with Temescal businesses, property owners, residents, and the TTBID Board of Directors. RSVP HERE.

The April Board Meeting will be held at 5pm, before the Annual Meeting, at the usual link (shown below)


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Executive Director
Katie Larson
Temescal Telegraph BID
490 43rd St.
Oakland, CA 94609


Marketing & Programs Assistant
Jaymee Rayford
Temescal Telegraph BID
490 43rd St.
Oakland, CA 94609

Board of Directors

Allison Futeral
Promotion/Safety Committee

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

Pat Smith
Vice President I
DE/ED Committee

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

Daniel Chung
Promotion/Safety Committee

Business Owner
Root'd in the 510
daniel [at] rootd510.com


Emil Peinert
Promotion/Safety Committee

Business & Property Owner
Kingfish Pub and Cafe
5227 Telegraph Ave | 655-7373
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

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

Jordie Bornstein
DE/ED Committee

Community Member at Large

jordie [at] urbanhabitat510.com

Abigail Ellis
Promotion/Safety Committee

Associate Director, Community Relations

abigail.ellis [at] ucsf.edu