Staff Members

 Gayle Israel  Chief of Staff  gayle.israel@bos.cccounty.us
 Jill Ray  Field Representative  jill.ray@bos.cccounty.us
 Lauri Byers  Scheduler, Field Representative  lauri.byers@bos.cccounty.us
 Donna Maxwell  Field Representative  donna.maxwell@bos.cccounty.us
 
Gayle joined the District 2 staff as Deputy Chief of Staff, assuming the Chief of Staff role in August 2013. She also oversees issues for Danville and San Ramon. Gayle began her government career in the San Diego and Washington, D.C. offices of Senator Pete Wilson. She was a scheduling and staff aide for Congressman Jack Kemp and worked as a field and traveling aide on his 1988 presidential campaign. She has gained relevant experience through several ventures in the private sector.  Gayle graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism, Public Relations and a minor in Marketing. 

Jill is Supervisor Andersen's Field Representative for the Town of Moraga, City of Orinda and the community of Canyon. She attends a variety of advisory body and community meetings in the areas of planning, zoning, fire, mental health, prescription drug abuse, water, and integrated pest management to keep Supervisor Andersen apprised of the various issues in District 2. In addition, she handles constituent issues, and appointments and resignations for the various volunteer committees, commissions and councils within District 2. She works out of the Lafayette Office each Thursday. Prior to joining Supervisor Andersen's staff, Jill worked for the late District 2 Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema for more than 15 years. Jill joined the District 2 Staff with broad experience from the private sector.  

Lauri is responsible for scheduling Supervisor Andersen's appointments, speaking engagements, and any other public appearances. She attends Lafayette community meetings and oversees any current issues within Lafayette. Lauri began her career in government over 14 years ago with the late County Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema; before that she worked in the private sector. She studied Public Relations/Advertising at Boise State University

Donna represents Supervisor Andersen in the communities of Alamo, Parkmead, Rossmoor, Saranap and Walnut Creek.  Originally from Contra Costa County, Donna presently resides in San Ramon.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice, with a minor in Psychology and a Master's degree, in Public Administration, with a focus in Public Policy Development; both from California State East Bay.