Trustee, Area 3 — Piedmont and portions of Oakland, including the Oakland hills (from north of Claremont Avenue south to Redwood Road), East Lake, San Antonio, Fruitvale and part of East Oakland (north of Seminary Avenue)
Elected 2008. Term expires June 2020.
Chair, Budget Committee
KEN BERRICK is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Seneca Family of Agencies, a nonprofit agency founded in 1985 that provides school, community, and residentially-based services for children with serious emotional issues and their families. He is a Governor’s Appointee on the California Child Welfare Council, a two-time former President of the California Alliance of Child and Family Services, and serves on the Board of the California Council for Community Mental Health Agencies. He is also a Past-President of the Alameda County Board of Education and Past-President of the California County Boards of Education.
Berrick is co-author of the book Unconditional Care: Relationship-Based, Behavioral Intervention with Vulnerable Children and Families, and serves on numerous policy planning groups at both county and state levels. A resident of Alameda County since 1983, he currently lives in Oakland with his wife, Jill, and their two children.