Mayor Jesse Arreguin
Mayor of Berkeley
Mayor Jesse Arreguin is the first Latino Mayor of Berkeley, elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2020, after serving on the City Council for eight years. He also serves as President of the Association of Bay Area Governments, the Bay Area’s regional planning agency, where he led the development of the Regional Housing Needs Allocation for the San Francisco Bay Area. He also serves on the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission and is the Chair of the Bay Area Regional Collaborative. He is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. As Berkeley’s Mayor, he has made addressing homelessness, affordable housing, improving infrastructure and combating climate change his top priorities.
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