MayorThe City of Oakland is governed by a “strong Mayor” form of government. The Mayor serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), overseeing the Executive Branch of government.
The Oakland City CouncilDan Kalb, Council District 1; Patricia Kernighan, Council 2; Lynette McElhaney, Council District 3; Libby Schaaf, Council District 4; Noel Gallo, Council District 5; Desley Brooks, Council District 6; Larry Reid, Council District 7; Rebecca Kaplan, At-Large.
Deanna J. Santana
City AdministratorAppointed by the Mayor, the City Administrator directs City agencies and departments to ensure the goals and policy directives of the Mayor and City Council are implemented.