Board of Directors

Keith McCoy, Chair

Keith 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.

Pamela Jordon-Woodard, Vice Chair

Pamela has many years experience working with non-profit organizations, serving on the Board of Directors of the Arizona State Board of Regents Commission, The California Youth Services Coalition, It’s My Miracle, and Embracing the Dream. She has also served as an Advisor to the Board of Directors for Girls Inc., American Heart Association, and Bay Area Community Connection. Pamela has initiated fundraising strategies, capital campaigns, and secured grants resulting in a supplement of over 8.7 million to fund several programs. Pamela is an ordained minister, a former Dean of Students at the School of Urban Mission, and co-founder of the Kobe Project, a non-profit that educates communities and improves the lives of those affected by mental health conditions.

Jennifer M. Pigza, Secretary

Jennifer is Associate Provost and Executive Director of the center for community engagement and social justice education at Saint Mary’s College of California, a long-time partner with APC. With over 25 years of experience in higher education and non-profit partnerships, Jennifer is dedicated to building organizations that advance equity and transform systems of oppression. A native of the east coast, Jennifer has lived in Oakland for nearly 20 years. Her early career was invested in anti-poverty programs, family support services, and domestic violence advocacy and support. You can also find her in the alto section of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir.

James Edison, Treasurer

James is the Managing Principal for Willdan Financial Services. He specializes in public/private partnerships and the benefits of economic development to municipalities, and state, regional and national governments. His 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.

Tami Flores, Board Member

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.

Michele McGarraugh, Board Member

Michele is an Alameda native who has served on APC’s board since 2011. Her experience as the owner of an investigation firm has enabled her to contribute a multitude of skills to the APC mission, chief among them are coordination, planning, and inclusiveness.

Randy Rentschler, Board Member

Randy is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics. He has been the Metropolitan Transportation Commission Director of Legislation and Public Affairs since 2000.