Government and Community Relations Department

Elected officials and their staff are encouraged to contact the Government and Community Relations Department with specific questions, suggestions or concerns regarding BART in their districts or the region.                                  

The BART staff members listed below serve as liaisons to local, state and federal elected officials and their staff representing the San Francisco Bay Area on all issues related to BART. Give us a call and let us bring the resources of one of the biggest transit operators in California to help you in any way we can such as community events, constituent services, legislative priorities or simply answering your questions. 

ALAMEDA COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE

Aisha Brown, [email protected] 510-874-7428                                                                    

Representing the following BART stations: North Berkeley, Downtown Berkeley, Ashby, Rockridge, MacArthur, 19th Street, Oakland City Center/12th Street, West Oakland, Lake Merritt, Fruitvale, Coliseum, Oakland Airport, San Leandro, and Bay Fair

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE

Ariel Mercado, [email protected] 510-287-4939

Representing the following BART stations: Orinda, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Concord, North Concord/Martinez, Pittsburg/Bay Point, Pittsburg Center, Antioch, El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito Del Norte and Richmond.

SAN FRANCISCO AND SAN MATEO COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE

Molly Burke, [email protected] 510-464-6172

Representing the following BART stations: Embarcadero, Montgomery St, Powell St, Civic Center, 16th Street, 24th Street, Glen Park, Balboa Park, Daly City, Colma, South San Francisco, San Bruno, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Millbrae. 

TRI-VALLEY, SOUTHERN ALAMEDA, AND SANTA CLARA COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE

Kerry Hillis, [email protected] 510-725-7492

Representing the following BART stations: Castro Valley, West Dublin/Pleasanton, Dublin/Pleasanton, Hayward, South Hayward, Union City, Fremont, Warm Springs/South Fremont, Milpitas, and Berryessa/North San Jose.  

STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

Amanda Cruz, Manager, [email protected] 510-874-7422

Ricki Wells, Senior Representative, [email protected] 510-464-6257 

DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Tamika Greenwood, [email protected] 510-464-7589

Mailing Address:
Bay Area Rapid Transit District
Government and Community Relations Department
2150 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612