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District 3 Commissioners

Greg Boller, JD, MPA


Greg Boller is a deputy district attorney for Alameda County.  He specializes in consumer protection cases.  Greg has advocated for disadvantaged children and families in truancy prevention, domestic violence, and special victim cases.  He has 20 years of criminal justice experience and knowledge of mental health, substance abuse, and child welfare issues.  Greg served on boards for the Alameda Boys & Girls Club and Alameda Meals on Wheels.  A native of the City of Alameda, Greg earned his B.A. at UC Davis, J.D. at Georgetown University, and M.P.A. at Harvard Kennedy School.


Rebekah Varela

Mrs. Rebekah is the Deputy Executive Director for Doctors Without Borders, a medical humanitarian NGO operating in 72+ countries and territories around the world.  She has served in management and coordination of global health humanitarian operations across 4 continents and has previously led domestic public health preparedness and response with local government. Additionally, Rebekah has served as the inaugural Managing Director at a major academic center for TB research and in the non-profit reproductive health services sector. With over 23 years of experience, she has continued to maintain a focus on the intersection of public health operations and organizational excellence. Rebekah is a lifelong resident of San Leandro and alumna of the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Manchester, Humanitarian and Conflict Resolution Institute.

Bio coming soon...

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Jim Meyers

Dr Jim Meyers, a doctor of public health, brings a wealth of experience coaching safety net organizations to optimize technology and integrate the social determinants of health in direct care planning with a broad goal to reduce health inequities.  His recent work includes senior leader consulting and coaching on two major California health and behavioral health equity collaboratives. His independent consulting practice has included health leader coaching for over 14 years, across multiple states and exceeding 225 safety net clinics, hospitals, and health systems. 

Jim has held faculty appointments at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health where he directed their Doctoral Program in Public Health and at Baylor University where he taught Health Management Information Sciences.  Jim’s voluntary work has included past appointments as an Alameda County Public Health Commissioner and as an elected Alameda Health Care District Director.


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