About the SSBPPE Commission
There are two vacancies (District 1 & 2) on this Commission. If you are interested in submitting an application, fill out the Application Form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the City Clerk Department at (510) 981-6900.
Role of the Commission
“There shall be established the Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Product Panel of Experts to make recommendations on how and to what extent the City should establish and/or fund programs to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in Berkeley and to address the effects of such consumption.”
Makes recommendations to City Council to fund;
Berkeley Unified School District's cooking and gardening programs.
Community agency programs.
Staffing positions for the Healthy Berkeley program.
Program evaluation initiatives,
Public forum and education campaigns,
Research and policy to reduce consumption of sugary beverages.
Each member of the Commission must be a Berkeley resident, and have expertise in any of the following;
Community-based food and nutrition,
School-based nutrition programs and referred by BUSD,
Early childhood nutrition education,
Public health research or evaluation,
Licensed medical practitioner.
List of Commissioners
Each City Council member and the Mayor appoint a Commissioner from their district:
Xavier Morales - District 1
Vacant - District 2
Jennifer Browne - District 3
Holly Scheider - District 4
Bobbie Rose - District 5
Pat Crawford - District 6
Joyce Moore** - District 7
Poki Namkung* - District 8
Vacant - Mayor
* = Chair ** = Vice-Chair Read more (pg. 34)
Julie Sinai (3.2015 - 7.2016)
Nancy Fenstermacher (3.2015 - 10.2017)
Xavier Morales (3.2015 - 8.2017) - reappointed (10.23.18)
Iramis Kouronemos (10.30.2017 - 9.19.2018)
Adena Ishii (9.1.16 to 9.24.19)