Stacey Bristow, Local Government Specialist
Ms. Bristow has more than 25 years of experience in high-level management, working with city councils, boards of directors, commissions, developers, unions, communities at large, special districts, and homeowner associations. She has experience in both the public- and private-sector, having served Alameda County for 16 years and the City of Hayward for more than 10 years in a variety of capacities, as well as serving as an Executive Director for West Coast Code Consultants since 2018. As the Neighborhood Partnership Manager in Hayward, she developed and managed the Mural Arts Program, which won the 2011 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in the area of Community Services and Development. She also facilitated and executed the settlement agreement between Caltrans and various third parties. Before working for the City of Hayward, Ms. Bristow served Alameda County in the roles of Deputy Planning Section Chief in the Office of Emergency Services and Redevelopment Specialist for the County’s Community Development Agency. Ms. Bristow is skilled in crisis management, advanced mediation, and comprehensive facilitation. For more than 35 years, she has served as Chief Executive Officer of Energy Company, which, in part, provides organizational and executive life coaching. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Administrative/Criminal Justice from California State University, East Bay (formerly Hayward), and is currently working on her master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Innovation from Grand Canyon University.