Alex Randolph was re-elected to a four-year term to the San Francisco City College Board of Trustees on November 8th, 2016, having pervasively been appointed by Mayor Edwin M. Lee and subsequently elected in 2015. As a Trustee, Alex represents residents citywide and participates in the governance and policy setting of the Community College District. Established in 1935, City College has grown into one of the nation’s largest public colleges, currently serving over 80,000 students. His priorities are: championing statewide accreditation reform, student enrollment growth, improving fiscal & financial management, and increasing equity and access to student services across the College District.
Most recently, Alex served in the Administration of President Barack Obama as a White House Appointee in the General Services Administration's (GSA) Pacific Rim Regional Administrator's Office. In his capacity as a Special Assistant & Senior Policy Adviser, Alex was tasked with managing the Region’s relationship with Federal, State, and local agencies, as well as private industry. He served as the main point of contact for the Pacific Rim Region's 78 Members of Congress and numerous elected state & local officials in Nevada, Arizona, California, & Hawaii.
Prior to joining GSA, Alex was the Deputy Director of Community and Government Affairs at the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department. In addition to managing the Department’s government relations activities, he developed and implemented strategies for legislative policies and community outreach.
He previously served as a Legislative Aide to former San Francisco Supervisor Bevan Dufty and as former Mayor Gavin Newsom’s Neighborhood Liaison and Special Assistant for LGBT Affairs.
Alex graduated from Grossmont Community College in 2003, the University of California, Berkeley, with a BA in Political Science and Public Policy in 2006, and earned a Masters of Public Administration from San Francisco State University in 2012.
He has also been a Board Member of the SF LGBT Center, the Alice B. Toklas Democratic Club, and currently serves on UC Berkeley's California Alumni Association Board and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation’s STRUT Health Center Community Advisory Board.
He lives in the Castro / Upper Market neighborhood with his husband and Navy Officer Lt. Trevor Nguyen