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Special District

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid TransitCandidate for Director, District 7

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Sharon Kidd

Police Reform Counselor
56,848 votes (35.9%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Reform BART so it's safer for everyone. Increase the number of BART Ambassadors and Officers.
  • Improve ridership which has been decimated by the Coronavirus Pandemic (down almost 90%)
  • Make the tough decisions necessary to solve BART's fiscal insolvency, while making BART cleaner and greener.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Police Reform Counselor
Educator, Aspire Golden State College Preparatory Academy, Oakland (2019–current)
Senior Staff Consultant, BART Police Department (2009–current)
Chief Development Officer, Ripple Effect 22 (non-profit) (2016–current)
Board Member, BART Citizen's Review Board — Elected position (2011–2018)
Committee Member, Alameda County Advisory Commission on Aging — Elected position (2011–2015)
Commissioner, Public Works, City of Berkeley — Elected position (2004–2013)
Senior Financial Analyst, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Company (San Francisco) (1979–2003)

Education

University of San Francisco Master of Art, Public Administration (current)
University of San Francisco Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Social Welfare / Criminology (current)

Community Activities

President, African-American Advisory Committee on Crime, Oakland (1998–current)
Intervention Specialist, Oakland Police Department, Youth Mentoring Program (1997–current)
President & Board Member, Girls Inc., Richmond (2012–2014)

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