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Stephanie Dominguez Walton

Commissioner


Commissioner Stephanie Dominguez Walton joined the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners in August 2023. She is a third-generation Californian and has lived in Oakland for over 18 years.

Commissioner Dominguez Walton currently serves as the Director of Strategic Projects and Partnerships at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, the largest affiliate in the country. She is also the President of the Board at the Voter Protection Project, which works to expand voting rights nationally by supporting candidates that are champions for voter equality. She previously served as Director of Development for the Latino Victory Project, which is dedicated to building Latino political power at every level of government. Dominguez Walton is a steering committee member of the Latino Task Force of Oakland which represents the Oakland Latino community with voice, advocacy, and leadership.

Commissioner Dominguez Walton comes to the Board of Port Commissioners with more than 25 years in broadcast journalism. She ran for City Council to represent District One in 2020. Her platform included tackling homelessness, reimagining public safety policy, and equity in education. Dominguez Walton is a graduate of the Emerge California program which trains Democratic women leaders to run for elected office. She has more than 30 years’ experience in fundraising and sales. Commissioner Dominguez Walton holds a Bachelor of Broadcast Journalism degree from Pepperdine University.