District 1 Commissioner Profile

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Charley Obermeyer

Representing District 1: Inner Richmond, Central Richmond, Outer Richmond, Vista del Mar, Lone Mountain, Golden Gate Park, Lincoln Park, University of San Francisco, and the Farallon Islands​

Appointed by Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer



Charley Obermeyer is a youth advocate and organizer born in San Francisco to a hardworking single mother. He became involved in local advocacy during his sophomore year in high school when he began working at the San Francisco Youth Empowerment Fund. There he took part in youth grantmaking and organizing, and also worked as a youth leader for several SF Youth Advocacy Days. After two years at YEF, Charley left to pursue other opportunities. He has since been involved on the Geary CAC, DCYF Youth Advisory Board, and DCYF Oversight and Advisory Committee, where he is a youth member of the Executive Committee. He was appointed by Supervisor Fewer as the D1 Youth Commissioner in August and has since remained active in, and connected to the D1 community. Charley believes strongly in the importance of intersectionality and tenant rights.