Pamela s. Calloway, esq.
Pamela Calloway, a resident of Oakland, Ca, is an attorney with expertise in leading workforce and economic development organizations. Her career currently includes government, civic and community service—as well as employment in the private and not-for-profit sectors. Ms. Calloway has a passion for public service and a deep love for Fisk University.
Ms. Calloway has years of experience working for and with elected officials, both in campaign organizations and as professional staff. She served as District Director for US Congresswoman Barbara Lee. She has also served as an advisor to former Mayors Ron Dellums, Willie Brown, Jr and Gavin Newsom as well as the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on workforce and economic development strategies and action.
Her first political campaigns were anti-apartheid demonstrations in Nashville while a student at Fisk; she continued these in Washington DC while a student at Georgetown University Law Center. During her tenure as Ms. Fisk, she joined other students from Fisk, Tennessee State University and Meharry to lead a demonstration at Vanderbilt University against “Old South Day”, a celebration of the Confederacy sanctioned by Vanderbilt in 1980.
Her first campaign experience for an elected official was for Wayne Curry, who was elected the first African American County Executive in Prince George’s County Maryland in 1994. When she moved to the Bay Area, her first campaign experience was for Kamala Harris’ election as the first Black woman District Attorney in San Francisco.
Pamela Calloway is a graduate of Fisk University (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Ms. Fisk) and Georgetown University Law Center.