Mayor Barbara Halliday

Mayor Barbara HallidayBarbara Halliday is the Mayor of the City of Hayward, elected to the office by a plurality in June of 2014. Mayor Halliday served as a City Council member for 10 years prior to her election as Mayor.

Hayward City Hall
777 B St.
Hayward, CA 94541-5007
Email: Barbara.Halliday@hayward-ca.gov
Phone: 510-583-4340 | Fax: 510-583-3601


Education

  • Graduate work in journalism – University of Maryland – 1974-1975
  • B.A., American Studies – Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia – 1971

Occupation

  • Norcal Mutual Insurance Company – Claims Supervisor (Retired) – 1980 to 2008

Elected Office

  • Elected – Hayward City Council, 2004
  • Re-Elected – Hayward City Council, 2008
  • Re-Elected – Hayward City Council, 2012
  • Elected – Mayor, City of Hayward, 2014

Current Council Commission/Committee Assignments

  • Council Appointed Officers Committee
  • Council Budget & Finance Committee
  • Council Economic Development Committee

Current Intergovernmental Agency Assignments

  • Alameda County Local Region Access Network (RAN) Board - Delegate
  • Alameda County Transportation Commission – Delegate
  • Association of Bay Area Governments -Executive Board - Delegate 
  • East Bay Economic Development Alliance's Executive Committee 
  • Hayward Local Agencies Committee - Delegate
  • Hayward Successor Agency Oversight Board - Mayor Representative
  • South Hayward Family Center Project Governance Group - Delegate

Community Service

  • City of Hayward - Planning Commission, 1996-2004, Chair 2001-2002
  • City of Hayward - Citizens Advisory Commission, 1990-1996
  • City of Hayward - 92/880 Interchange Citizens Advisory Committee, 1991-2002
  • City of Hayward - Hayward Growth Management Task Force, 1992-1993