Paul B For Alameda City Council

Paul B for Alameda -- Paul Beusterien will be running for a City Council seat in the November election.

Paul B For Alameda City Council

I’m Paul Beusterien and I’m running for City Council in November to bring Even-Keeled Leadership to Alameda.

As a city, we have numerous challenges: balancing the housing availability/affordability crisis with neighborhoods and traffic; ensuring that Alameda has the necessary infrastructure for the future, especially as our shorelines become increasingly threatened; staffing to meet our public safety needs; and managing our finances effectively for both short-term priorities and long-term sustainability.

We need to make our city more functional by reducing staff turnover, attracting quality leaders, enabling higher levels of constituent participation, and achieving higher levels of collaborative problem solving. Updating our elections to Ranked-Choice Voting encourages more representative and cooperative government.

I’ve been a career software engineer at startup companies and larger companies, like Wind River and Google, where I’ve led initiatives to grow vibrant organizations and deliver products. I’ve been an HOA board member the last 10 years: President of the 362-home Bay Isle Point for five years and VP of the 2,973-home Harbor Bay for the last seven years. In those roles, I’ve worked to resolve numerous community challenges, including several involving the city government.

As I ramp up my campaign, I’d love to hear your thoughts for the best way to move Alameda forward. Visit my website: and reach out to me at