Director of Special Projects, Alameda County Complete Count Committee Census 2020
Casey Farmer is the Executive Director of Alameda County's Complete Count Committee for Census 2020 where she manages communications, community engagement, and grantmaking to ensure every Alameda County resident is counted. She is committed to making social change through public service, community building, and progressive public policy. In spring 2018, she managed Measure A, Alameda County’s ballot measure for early education. Casey previously served as Campaign Manager, and later Communications Director to Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley). Prior to her work in the Legislature, she served as Policy Analyst and Community Liaison for Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney, whose campaign she managed in 2012. Casey has also worked in philanthropy for The Rogers Family Foundation and as a high school teacher for students with learning disabilities at Youth Empowerment School (YES) in East Oakland. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of San Francisco in Sociology and Public Service and also holds a Master’s degree in Education. She lives in North Oakland with her husband and dog, Misty.