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Olga Bolotina, Community Outreach Director
North Hills, Piedmont Ave., Rockridge, Upper Rockridge
Phone: (510) 238-7240
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia, Olga Bolotina earned a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from St. Petersburg Academy of Veterinary Medicine. Olga’s interest and passion for sustainability led her to the Presidio School of Management, where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Sustainable Business Administration. Olga serves as a chair of the Northern Alameda County Sierra Club group, and as a board member with the League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay.
Living in the Rockridge district of Oakland for over 14 years, Olga has been actively involved in the sustainability movement and community organizing within the business, nonprofit and political communities. Olga worked as the State Event Organizer for TransForm’s Transportation Choices campaigns in 2012 and 2013, and has developed marketing and social media campaigns and strategies for sustainable enterprises as Director of Business Development with GoSustainably. In her free time, Olga enjoys trips to wilderness, sustainable gardening and interviewing green business leaders.
Oliver Luby, Policy Manager
Phone: (510) 238-7013
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
Oliver Luby is an attorney and has been an advocate for good government reform for many years. He is a graduate of the Lewis & Clark Law School and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from New College of Florida. He worked for the San Francisco Ethics Commission for over 8 years, originally as a legal analyst and investigator and subsequently as the fines officer, with a focus on election campaign finance disclosure. For his work on behalf of government transparency, Oliver was a co-recipient of both the Bay Guardian’s Local Heroes award and the Norcal Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists’ James Madison Freedom of Information Award.
His work history includes law clerking for both a Federal Public Defender office and a legal clinic representing low income clients in landlord-tenant, unemployment compensation, consumer protection, and family law matters. He has also worked as a Police Dispatcher in Florida and in various mental health, youth services, and environmental protection positions.
Dannette Lambert, Community Services Coordinator
Golden Gate, Bushrod, Longfellow, Santa Fe, Gaskill
Phone: (510) 238-7014
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday
Dannette Lambert has been a community organizer, educator, and social justice activist in Oakland. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Howard University and a Master’s degree in Energy and Resources from U.C. Berkeley. Dannette began her career in Hiroshima, Japan where she taught ESL in public schools and led a grassroots peace and anti-nuclear organization called The Global Peacemakers Association (GPA).
Dannette has organized and worked on numerous campaigns for nonprofits and candidates in the Bay Area. While working as a community organizer for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic she launched their women’s group, Sister Rize Organize, for women who had experienced homelessness. She also led a city-wide effort to change the public health regulations on bed bug abatement in San Francisco, and coordinated a public health conference on the issue with Sleep Tight Academy. Dannette is also an active with the Ella Baker Center’s Soul of the City program, a Board Member for the Western States Legal Foundation, and a mentor to a rambunctious 10-year-old girl in the Be A Mentor program.