Oakland is an amazing place to soak up great summer vibes. With a variety of events and activities happening throughout The Town  – there is something for everyone to enjoy. By day or by night, whether you’re looking to plan the perfect date, get together with friends or enjoy lots of family fun - Oakland is the place to be!

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Board of Directors Executive Committee


Dhruv Patel Chair Ridgemont Hospitality
John Albrecht Immediate Past Chair Port of Oakland
Peter DePaschalis Secretary Southwest Airlines
John Marsh Chief Financial Officer District Oakland
Thomas Cavanagh Vice Chair BANDALOOP
Gyasi Edwards Vice Chair HotelEngine
Kurt Hanson Vice Chair Oakland Marriott City Center
Jana Pastena Vice Chair Calavera at OAK
Edward Roe Vice Chair Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Barbara Leslie Advisor to the CEO Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce


Board of Directors

Kenneth Aglubat Regional Director of Operations Ridgemont Hospitality
Dennis Berris General Manager Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland-Waterfront
Carl Chan President Oakland Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Nik Dehejia Chief Executive Officer Oakland Zoo
James Dinnall General Manager The Waterfront Hotel
Barney Fonzi President Diablo Publications
Susan Garcia General Manager Kissel Hotel Uptown
Mieko Hatano Executive Director Oakland Symphony
Savlan Hauser Executive Director Jack London Improvement District
Tyrell Johnson General Manager Courtyard Downtown Oakland
L. Autumn King Senior Director of Marketing & Communications Oakland Museum of California
John Lauritsen General Manager Oakland Moxy
Kymberly Miller Executive Director Children's Fairyland
Bryan Osaki General Manager Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel
Nikhil Patel General Manager Westward Lodge
Adam Tobin Executive Director & CEO Chabot Space & Science Center
Angela Tsay CEO & Creative Director Oaklandish | Never Elsewhere | BOSK | Oakland Supply Co.

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