Meet & Contact the Board
Find names and contact information for Berkeley's elected Rent Stabilization Board commissioners.
Elected Rent Stabilization Board (Rent Board) commissioners have a four-year term of office and, if re-elected, generally serve a maximum of two terms or eight years. Commissioners appointed to fill a vacant Rent Board seat may serve the remainder of the vacating commissioner's term plus two four-year terms if they are subsequently elected and re-elected.
For more information about individual Rent Board commissioners and how to reach them, please click on their name below:
Commissioner Leah Simon-Weisberg (Chair)
Commissioner Soli Alpert (Vice-Chair)
Commissioner James Chang
Commissioner Xavier Johnson
Commissioner Andy Kelley
Commissioner Paola Laverde
Commissioner Mari Mendonca
Commissioner John Selawsky
Commissioner Dominique Walker
The elected Rent Board holds regular meetings each month and may also hold special meetings as needed throughout the year. For the elected Rent Board's regular meeting schedule and general information, visit the Rent Board Meetings page. The Board also maintains a number of committees with specific subject-matter focus in order to facilitate more in-depth consideration and make recommendations to the full Board on matters relating to their respective purviews. For more information, please visit the Rent Board Committees page.