Director of Oakland Public Works
Brooke A. Levin is Director of Oakland Public Works. She is an American Public Works Association Leadership Fellow with more than 30 years of public and private sector experience, including the past 22 years with the City of Oakland. She has been Assistant Director of Public Works for the past nine and half years, overseeing a $60 million dollar annual budget. In that role, she managed the operation and maintenance of parks, city facilities, street cleaning, garbage and recycling collection, environmental cleanup, tree services and sustainability. For ten years prior to that she was Oakland's first Environmental Services Manager. She also played a key role in planning and public works issues as a Policy Advisor to Mayor Elihu M. Harris from 1991 to 1994, and had a lead role in the aftermath of the Oakland Hills Firestorm. She is an artist, enjoys yoga and is the proud mother of two sons. Brooke has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico.