Currently a candidate for re-election she has a website at Re-elect Alice Lai-Bitker for Supervisor
In November of 2002, Alice Lai-Bitker was elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to represent District 3 which includes, San Leandro, Alameda, San Lorenzo, Ashland, Hillcrest Knolls and the Fruitvale, San Antonio, Chinatown portions of Oakland.
Before being elected to the Board of Supervisors, Alice was unanimously appointed to the Board in 2000, and had previously been a staff assistant to Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan. After joining Supervisor Chan's staff in 1995, Alice had been instrumental in shaping the county's policies and programs related to social services and health care, particularly mental health, child welfare, and welfare reform issues.
Prior to joining the staff of Supervisor Wilma Chan, Alice had been a social worker at Asian Community Mental Health Services where she provided direct services and therapeutic intervention and treatment. During her ten-year career as a social worker and clinical supervisor, Alice became well versed in mental health policy issues and a strong advocate for these programs. She was a co-founder of the Association of Chinese Families of the Disabled and the East Bay Chinese Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Issues and ObjectivesEdit
Break ground on the new development including commercial, retail and owner-occupied housing for the abandoned Mervyns’parking lot in San Lorenzo, which has been an eyesore for more than a decade.
Family Justice CenterEdit
Established the Family Justice Center, now gearing up to open. The Center will provide a one-stop help center for domestic violence victims needing job training, health care, legal assistance and access to shelters.
Continue to work with local businesses to inform them about Alameda County’s bidding process.