Oakley has been a resident of Yolo County for 27 years.
husband, John, is a Professor of Law at UC Davis. Her oldest daughter,
Adelie teaches high school in Sacramento and her youngest, Antonia
is a student at Saint Marys College.
earned her bachelors degree at UC Berkeley and her masters degree
1999, she has served as the Yolo County's Chief Deputy Clerk/Recorder.
In addition to managing elections, she has implemented a plan
to ensure privacy and security of Recorder-maintained documents,
worked to incorporate the latest technology into both the Elections
and Recorder processes and created a successful Junior Voter Program.
1997 until 1999 she served as a Yolo County Supervisor for District
2. During her term in office, she founded the Yolo County Crisis
Nursery and led a successful effort to turn back California Department
of Water Resources plan to remove water from Yolo County.
1996 until 1999, she was a partner at Helyne Meshar and Associates,
Governmental Affairs where she represented County Recorder's Association
and California Association of Clerks and Election Officials.
1995 and 1996 she was Director of the California Legislative Office
of the Law Firm of Brady and Berliner where she represented the
California Association of Clerks and Election Officials, County
Recorder's Association of California, Los Angeles County, and
various nonprofit medical care providers.
1991 until 1995 she served as Director of Governmental Affairs
of the California Public Utilities System representing the PUC
before the Legislature and coordinating services with the Governor's
1987 until 1991, Freddie was Chief Deputy Public Guardian Administrator
for Yolo County where she directed programs providing total care
to frail, elderly, and mentally ill persons.
record of community service includes:
Founding Member, the Board of Advisors, Yolo County
Member, Yolo County Local Mental Health Board
Member, Board of Directors, Pine Tree Gardens, a nonprofit
program for the mentally ill
Member, County Supervisor's Association of California
Member, California Association of Clerks and Election
Member, California Recorder's Association
Member, Rotary Club of Woodland
Member, Yolo County Sister County Committee
Retired board-member, Davis Women's Water Polo Association
Oakley has the experience to know what counts.