Portrait of Suzanne Doran

Suzanne Doran

Suzanne joined the Public Ethics Commission (PEC) as Lead Analyst in 2016 with over a decade of experience in multiple roles with local government, labor organizations and non-profits including research and analytic support, program administration, communications, data collection and technology integration, and administrative management.

Suzanne is overseeing implementation of the city’s newly enacted Fair Elections Act, an innovative public campaign financing program for Oakland candidates, that will put Democracy Dollars vouchers directly into the hands of community voters during elections. Suzanne's work also includes overseeing training and resources provided to the regulated community, improving online tools for public access to local campaign finance and other disclosure data, enhancing compliance with disclosure rules, and conducting data analysis for PEC projects.

Suzanne is a San Francisco native and longtime Oakland resident. She holds a B.A. in Rhetoric with an emphasis on human rights discourse from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s in Public Policy from Mills College.

Title: Program Manager, Democracy Dollars

Department: Public Ethics Commission

Email Address: sdoran@oaklandca.gov