Board of Directors

Michele McGarraugh, Chair

Michele McGarraugh is an Alameda native who has served on the Alameda Point Collaborative Board of Directors for the past eight years. Her experience as the owner of an investigation firm for the past 37 years has enabled her to contribute a multitude of skills to the APC mission. Chief among them are coordination, planning, and inclusiveness.

Keith McCoy, Vice Chair

Keith McCoy is President and a Founding Partner of UrbanMix Development, LLC. With more than 30 years in the real estate development industry, he has a broad range of experience and expertise in developing mixed income/mixed use neighborhoods. Keith has held senior management positions with international development companies and has established new development operations in Northern California. He is passionate about creating enduring communities and providing housing opportunities for people at all economic levels.

Kathleen Köster, Treasurer

Kathleen Köster brings over 18 years of progressive corporate experience, working with lawyers, doctors, pharmacists & consultant executives, nationally and internationally, in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors. After living in many states and abroad, Kathleen moved to Alameda nearly 10 years ago and could not imagine a better place to live.

Tami Flores, Secretary

Tami Flores has spent over ten years in the alternative assets industry in operational roles and many years building community through volunteer work in the Bay Area. She is passionate about addressing the housing crisis and creating paths for everyone to obtain a better quality of life. Currently a resident of Oakland, she fell in love with Alameda fifteen years ago and hopes to retire on the island.

James Edison, Board Member

James Edison is the Managing Principal for Willdan Financial Services. He specializes in the nexus between public and private, with particular experience in public private partnerships, and the benefits of economic development to municipalities, and state, provincial, regional and national governments. His public sector experience includes local and regional economic impact studies; fiscal impact evaluations; new government formation strategies; and the creation of impact fees, assessments and special taxes to fund infrastructure and public facilities.

Randy Rentschler, Board Member

Doris Ung, Board Member

Doris Ung is Head of Mobile Financial Services at Juvo, a software company that establishes financial identities for the billions of people worldwide who are creditworthy, yet financially excluded. She has also worked at Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab as well as various media companies. In addition to serving on the Board, she volunteers her time with the Friends of Alameda Library.