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Nayeli Maxson

Public Ethics Commissioner

Nayeli Maxson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance for Community Development, an Oakland-based not-for-profit dedicated to economically empowering local residents, increasing access to capital for underrepresented entrepreneurs and small business owners across the Bay Area.

Prior to joining the Alliance, Ms. Maxson worked on political campaigns in California and Nevada, and worked for elected officials at the federal, state and local levels. She holds a Juris Doctor in Government Law and Social Justice from UC Hastings College of the Law, a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from UC Santa Cruz, a Certificate of French Fluency from Universite de la Sorbonne, and a Certificate of Intermediate Spanish from Ixchel Spanish School. She has completed the Coro Center for Civic Leadership’s Public Affairs Fellowship and the Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership program. Ms. Maxson formerly served on the Community Development Block Grant Board for Oakland’s Central District and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Resilient Wellness (a local organization focused on providing holistic, trauma-informed care through innovative healthcare models) and on the Advisory Board for Oakland Grown (a membership organization of Oakland small businesses and organizations who support them).

Subcommittees: Campaign Finance, ad hoc Partnerships subcommittee

PEC appointee

Email Address: ethicscommission@oaklandca.gov

Phone Number: (510) 238-3593

Term Start Date: Jan 22, 2019

Term End Date: Jan 21, 2022