Rebecca Saltzman

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  • The Bay Area Reporter
  • The Daily Californian
  • East Bay Express
  • Oakland Magazine
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Sierra Club
  • Alameda County Democratic Party
  • Democratic Party of Contra Costa County
  • Green Party of Alameda County
  • Alameda County Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3993
  • Building and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County
  • Operating Engineers Local 3
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021
  • Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA)
  • East Bay Women's Political Caucus
  • Equality California
  • League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay
  • Transport Oakland
  • Berkeley Democratic Club
  • Contra Costa Young Democrats
  • East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club 
  • East Bay Young Democrats
  • El Cerrito Democratic Club
  • John George Democratic Club
  • Lamorinda Democratic Club
  • Metropolitan Greater Oakland Democratic Club
  • Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club
  • West County Democratic Club

Elected Officials

  • State Controller Betty Yee
  • State Senator Loni Hancock
  • Assemblymember Bill Quirk
  • Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
  • Former Assemblymember Nancy Skinner
  • Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson
  • Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley
  • Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia
  • BART Board President Tom Radulovich
  • BART Director Nicholas Josefowitz
  • BART Director John McPartland
  • BART Director Robert Raburn
  • AC Transit Board President Chris Peeples
  • AC Transit Board Vice President Elsa Ortiz
  • AC Transit Director Greg Harper
  • Former AC Transit Director Rocky Fernandez
  • Albany Mayor Peter Maass
  • Albany City Councilmember Nick Pilch
  • Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arreguin
  • Berkeley City Councilmember Laurie Capitelli
  • Berkeley City Councilmember Lori Droste
  • Berkeley City Councilmember Darryl Moore
  • Berkeley City Councilmember Susan Wengraf
  • Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington
  • Former Berkeley City Council Member Mim Hawley
  • El Cerrito Mayor Pro Tem Janet Abelson
  • El Cerrito City Councilmember Mark Friedman
  • El Cerrito City Councilmember Gabriel Quinto
  • Former El Cerrito City Councilmember Ann Cheng
  • Former Moraga Mayor Lynda Deschambault
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
  • Oakland City Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney
  • Oakland Vice Mayor Annie Campbell Washington
  • Oakland City Councilmember Abel Guillen
  • Oakland City Councilmember Dan Kalb
  • Oakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan
  • Piedmont City Councilmember Teddy Gray King
  • Piedmont City Councilmember Jonathan Levine
  • Piedmont City Councilmember Tim Rood
  • San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter
  • San Leandro City Councilmember Deborah Cox
  • San Leandro City Councilmember Jim Prola
  • San Leandro City Councilmember Lee Thomas
  • Former San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy
  • East Bay Municipal Utility District Director Andy Katz
  • East Bay Municipal Utility District Director Doug Linney
  • Oakland Unified School District Director Jody London
  • Former San Leandro School Boardmember Mike Katz-Lacabe
  • Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner James Chang
  • Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner Alejandro Soto-Vigil
  • Former Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner Igor Tregub
  • Alameda City Councilmember Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft
  • Antioch City Councilmember Monica Wilson
  • Belvedere City Councilmember Mordechai Winter
  • Richmond City Councilmember Jael Myrick
  • San Francisco City College Trustee Thea Selby
  • California Democratic Party Controller Hilary Crosby
  • Alameda County Democratic Central Committee Member Michael Barnett
  • Contra Costa Democratic Central Committee Member Diddo Clark
  • Contra Costa Democratic Central Committee Member Carolyn Phinney

Appointed Officials

  • Jonathan Bair, Former Oakland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Chair
  • Brian Beall, Albany Social & Economic Justice Commissioner
  • Bill Carman, Moraga Park and Recreation Commissioner
  • Michael Colbruno, President, Oakland Port Commission*
  • Chris Hwang, Oakland Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commissioner
  • Andy Kelley, Berkeley Public Works Commission Chair
  • Christopher Kidd, Oakland Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commissioner
  • Inga Miller, Former Orinda Parks Commissioner
  • Steven Murphy, Berkeley Planning Commission Chair
  • Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto, El Cerrito Human Relations Commission Vice-Chair
  • George Perezvelez, BART Police Citizen Review Board Member & Berkeley Police Review Commission Chair
  • Dan Schulman, Former Oakland Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board Member
  • Kenya Wheeler, Oakland Bicyclist & Pedestrian Advisory Commissioner

Community Leaders

  • Gene Anderson, Oakland
  • Mark Chekal-Bain, Berkeley
  • Janet Cox, Oakland
  • Ed Cullen, Oakland
  • Joseph Elford, San Francisco
  • Emilene Fearn, Oakland
  • Noah Finneburgh, Oakland
  • Spring Friedlander, Oakland
  • Jason Gohlke, San Francisco
  • Jeremy Gong, Oakland
  • Donald Lathbury, Berkeley
  • Carter Lavin, Oakland
  • David Madson, Albany
  • Matt Nichols, Berkeley
  • Max Perrey, Chair, Sierra Club Marin Group
  • Robert Piper, Berkeley
  • Robert Raich, Oakland
  • Joyce Roy, Oakland
  • Lateefah Simon, Oakland
  • Sunny Tong, San Mateo
  • Robert Washington, Oakland

Partial list. All organizations and titles for identification purposes only.

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Meet Rebecca


Rebecca Saltzman was first elected to the BART Board on November 6, 2012. She represents District 3, which includes Albany (partial), Berkeley (partial), Oakland (partial), Piedmont, San Leandro (partial), Unincorporated Alameda County (partial), El Cerrito (partial), Lafayette (partial), Moraga, Orinda and Unincorporated Contra Costa County (partial).

Saltzman is president of the BART Board, co-chairs the BART-AC Transit Interagency Liaison Committee, and is the vice-chair of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority. She also serves on the Alameda County Transportation Commission.

Before she was elected, Saltzman spent years as a public transit and policy advocate, coalition builder, grassroots organizer, and manager with local, state, and national issue-based organizations.

Saltzman previously served as Vice-Chair of the Oakland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee from 2011-2013, where she advised the City of Oakland on pedestrian and bicycle policy and infrastructure. In 2011, Saltzman received the League of Women Voters of Oakland’s Making Democracy Work Award in recognition of her work and commitment to increasing citizen engagement in local government.

Saltzman graduated with a BA in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. She lives in Oakland with her wife Caitlin, and relies on BART, buses, and walking to get around.

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About District 3

BART Director Rebecca Saltzman represents BART District 3, which includes all or parts of Albany, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Kensington, Lafayette, Moraga, Oakland, Orinda, Piedmont, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and unincorporated areas of Alameda and Contra Costa County.

District 3 includes the following BART stations:

  • Bay Fair
  • San Leandro
  • Rockridge
  • Orinda
  • Downtown Berkeley
  • North Berkeley
  • El Cerrito Plaza
  • El Cerrito Del Norte

 BART District 3 Map


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small_headshot.jpgDear Neighbor,

I'm honored to serve as your BART director, representing BART District 3.

I’ve enjoyed representing BART District 3 and making substantial progress on our shared vision for a more financially and environmentally sustainable, and more accessible and equitable BART system.

If you'd like to keep up with my work on the BART Board, please sign up for monthly email updates, like my Facebook page, or follow me on Twitter.

I look forward to hearing from you and working with you to move BART forward.






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