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District 5 Staff
Claudia Burgos, Chief of Staff
Claudia manages constituent requests in the Fruitvale Neighborhoods of District Five. She also handles Public Safety matters for the Councilmember. Prior to joining the Council office, Claudia worked for a period of two and a half years as a policy analyst for Councilmember Quan. Prior to working in local government, Claudia worked with parents and students at the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in Santa Barbara, her home town. She also worked with the Richmond Police Department in their family services division as an advocate for domestic violence victims. She helped the Richmond Police Department strengthen their policies and response to domestic violence incidents. Claudia has bachelor's degrees in Legal Studies and Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley and lives in Oakland with her husband and son.
Richard Fuentes, Legislative Director
Richard Fuentes manages the legislative process for the Council Member and is a constituent liaison to District 5. Prior to joining the Council Office, he served as the Senior Development Officer at the Mission Economic Development Agency. Before joining the non-profit sector, Richard worked for the City of Santa Ana in the Economic Development Division as an Economic Development Representative and for the City of Huntington Park in the Community Development Agency as a Planning and Residential Rehabilitation Consultant. Richard is a West Oakland resident and serves on the District 3 Community Development Block Grant Committee. Richard holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from California State University, Los Angeles.