Marlene Christine Hurd
Marlene Christine Hurd is the Vice-Chair Commissioner representing District 3, for the Alameda County Consumer Affairs Commission. Marlene was appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. She is a member of the OHA resident advisory board and serves on the Oakland Housing Authority Resident Advisory Board. In 2013, Hurd was appointed to the International Research and Global Exchange Committee with the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) in 2009; she received the Commissioner Certification (NCC) from NAHRO.
Ms. Hurd received her BA degree from Mills College in Ethnic Studies where she also studied Public Policy. Hurd studied Poverty & Inequity at UC Berkeley’s’ Goldman School of Public Policy. It was there she learned the effects of poverty. Hurd’s personal experience with homelessness led her to become an advocate for the “voiceless.” Her 13 years of volunteerism has given her insight to mobilize communities. Marlene is a Commissioner on the Alameda County Consumer Affairs Commission. Marlene will be awarded Outstanding Community Organizing from Alameda County Tobacco Control Coalition for her contributions to tobacco control efforts in Alameda County.