Open Postions on BPAC 01/2022

The City of Oakland is accepting applications to fill two seats on the Oakland Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) for three-year terms starting in January 2022.

The purpose of the BPAC is to advise City Council and City of Oakland staff on bicyclist and pedestrian-specific policies, projects, and programs, and to advocate for safe, effective and equitable bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs throughout Oakland. The minimum qualifications for membership are that an individual must live in Oakland and have a demonstrated history of professional and/or community involvement with bicyclist and/or pedestrian issues. In selecting commissioners, the Mayor will strive for equity and geographic representation of Oakland’s neighborhoods.

To apply, please submit an application by 5 pm Thursday, September 9, 2021.

To learn more, come to our BPAC Virtual Open House / Meet and Greet on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 6-7pm online: zoom link or by phone at +1(669) 900-6833 Meeting ID: 876 3360 1508 Passcode: 278322

If you have any questions, reach out to Midori Tabata (former BPAC commissioner, on the recruitment committee).

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January 2021 BPAC Agenda

Thursday, January 21, 2021; 6:00-8:00 pm, online and by phone.

Agenda topics include:

  • Nominations & Elections for BPAC Chair and Vice Chair
  • Commissioner Transition and Committee Appointments
  • Biannual Paving Update
  • OakDOT Budget and Organizational Update
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2021-2023 BPAC Commissioner Appointment Recommendations

At the October 15, 2020 BPAC meeting, the 2021 Recruitment Committee reported back with recommendations from its review of applications of people seeking to be appointed to the BPAC. The committee is recommending Michael Lok, David Ralston, and Jeremiah Maller (alternate) be appointed for the 2021-2023 term. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council.

View the list of applicants and the statements from the recommended candidates below.

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