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The Peralta Community College District Governing Board

The Peralta Community College Board of Trustees is a seven-member elected-board that meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month (with the exception of February, April and August) at 6 p.m. virtually via Zoom Webinar until further notice. The meetings are open to the public and are Broadcast Live on KGPC, 96.9FM, and are also televised on Peralta Colleges Television (PCTV), Cable Channel 27 in Alameda and Berkeley, and Cable Channel 28 in Emeryville, Oakland and Piedmont, with a meeting repeat airing the following Wednesday at 11 p.m. Meetings are also viewable live on Peralta’s YouTube Channel.

Board of Trustee Members

Trustee Role Area Email
Bill Withrow Trustee Area 1 Contact
Kevin Jenkins Trustee Area 2 Contact
Linda Handy Trustee Area 3 Contact
Nicky Gonzalez Yuen Board Vice-President Area 4 Contact
Cindi Napoli-Abella Reiss Board President Area 5
Dyana Delfin Polk Trustee Area 6
Julina Bonilla Trustee Area 7 Contact
Leesa Hogan Student Trustee Contact
Micah Cooper Student Trustee Contact

Attending/Viewing the Board of Trustees Meetings

The Peralta Community College District will be holding Board of Trustees virtual meetings via Zoom Webinar.

This Notice of Teleconferencing is in compliance with Executive Order N-25-20.

Meetings of the Peralta Community College District Governing Board are Broadcast Live on KGPC, 96.9FM, and Peralta TV on Cable Channel 27 in Alameda and Berkeley, Cable Channel 28 – Oakland, Emeryville, and Piedmont and Channel 99 on AT&T U-Verse. Listed agenda times are estimates. Live stream video of the meetings, agendas, minutes, and all open session reports and meeting materials are available for viewing on the following:


Link on the Peralta Board Website:

The meeting can also be viewed Live on Peralta College’s YouTube link:

* Note: Special and Committee Meetings of the Board of Trustees are generally not streamed live on YouTube. 


Public Comment

In order to equitably facilitate public comments at the Board of Trustees meetings, the following is required:

Those participating in public comment must register (no later than 12:00 p.m. the day of the meeting) for the virtual webinar(s) at the following link(s):

July 27th, 2021 – Board of Trustees Board Meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Those participating in public comment on a Closed Session item, must email the Clerk of the Board (no later than 12:00 p.m. the day of the meeting) at

**Per AP 2345 re: Time Limitations**

“Communications by members of the public will be limited to 3 minutes each. Time may be yielded to another speaker up to a limit of six additional minutes provided there are no more than five speakers for the agenda item or in the non-agenda category. At the discretion of the Board President of the Board, total time allowed for speakers for an agenda item or in the non-agenda category may be limited to 15 minutes. In order to limit total time, the Board President may limit individual speakers to 1 or 2 minutes. If more requests are received than can be honored within the meeting’s time limit, they will be scheduled for the subsequent meeting in the order received.”


  • A total of 45 minutes is allowed for public comment
  • Between 1-3 minutes will be allowed per speaker, depending on the number of speakers that have signed up for public comment.
  • The list of public comments speakers may need to be cut-off to remain within the total allowed time-frame.

More Information

Sign up to receive Agendas & Minutes email updates

    • To view agendas, minutes, and videos of Regular Board meetings, please visit BoardDocs.

Special meetings, emergency meetings and retreats may be added to the above calendar and will be posted in accordance with Brown Act regulations.

All agendas are posted on the Board website under Agendas and on BoardDocs.

Please View Board meetings, agendas, minutes, and background materials here on our YouTube link: visit Peralta’s YouTube Channel

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    The District comprises four colleges serving northern Alameda County.
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    Peralta Community College District
    Board of Trustees
    333 East 8th Street
    Oakland, CA 94606
    Phone: (510) 466-7203
    Fax: (510) 466-0604