was first appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors
to the ACERA
Board of Retirement in 2003.
She Chairs the By-Laws Committee.
Ms. Basgal is Vice-Chair of the Actuarial and Governance Committees, and is also a member of the Investment and Operations Committees.
Ms. Basgal served as the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of Alameda County from May 1978 until September 2005 when she became Vice President of Civic Partnership and Community Initiatives at Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
In April 2010, Ms. Basgal was appointed by the Obama Administration as the Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator, Region IX (Pacific/Hawaii) which includes the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada.
Ms. Basgal earned a Bachelor of Arts with distinction from Arizona State University and a Master of Social Welfare Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
An Oakland resident for 35 years, Ms. Basgal
is originally from Phoenix, Arizona.