Keith Carson

Appointed by and Member of Board of Supervisors

Profile Seat 9Term Ends 12/31/24

Supervisor Keith Carson serves as a member of Alameda County Board of Supervisors representing the Fifth District of Alameda County on a platform dedicated to inclusive and accessible government. The Fifth District include the cities of Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont and large portions of Oakland, namely the West Oakland, North Oakland, Rockridge, and Montclair neighborhoods, and portions of the Dimond, Bella Vista, and San Antonio districts. Supervisor Carson works to bring together people who have a wealth of talent and creative resources to address our shared problems within numerous areas, including access to health care, ending poverty, crime, homelessness, improving business retention, and addressing the scarcity of jobs in our communities.

Supervisor Carson chairs several Alameda County committees and organizations including the East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA), one of the largest business organization consisting of public/private partnership serving the San Francisco East Bay. Their mission is to establish the East Bay as a world-recognized location to grow businesses, attract capital and create quality jobs. He is also the Chair of the Alameda County Budget Work Group Committee and the Alameda County Personnel, Administration and Legislation Committee.

Supervisor Carson represents the Alameda County Board of Supervisors on the Board of Directors for numerous organizations including: President of the California State Association of Counties (CSAC), a 58 county statewide Board of Supervisor’s organization; Board Member for the National Association of Counties (NACO); and the Bay Area Council Economic Institute. He is a member of the Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC) and the Alameda County Waste Management Authority.

Supervisor Carson is Vice Chair of the Board of Retirement’s Operations Committee and a member of the Investment, Retirees, Actuarial, CEO Evaluation, and CEO Succession Committees.

Supervisor Carson’s email address is

For additional information, please visit the District 5 webpage.

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