About the District 5 Councilmember
Noel Gallo is a lifelong resident of Oakland; he grew up in the Fruitvale/San Antonio District neighborhoods. He attended local schools and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a Business Degree.
Noel currently serves as the Oakland City Council Member representing District 5 which covers a large portion of the Eastbay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Corridor. He serves a member of the Finance Committee, Community and Economic Development Committee, and Public Safety City Council Committees. He represents the City of Oakland as a member of the AC Transit BRT Policy Steering Committee. He believes through partnership amongst the City of Oakland, AC Transit, its funders and the community, quality transit access, business development and job creation opportunities for Oakland residents can be achieved.