Contact Us

IMPORTANT INFORMATION PER COVID-19: The Community Boards office is closed for unscheduled walk-ins and in-person services until further notice. We are continuing to provide services remotely on Zoom at this time, with some options for in-person mediations. For in-person mediations, people will need to show proof of vaccination and wear masks.

Location & Business Hours

  • Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2070, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Monday – Thursday | 10:00am – 5:00pm – Walk-ins are currently suspended
  • (415) 920-3820 | Messages after hours: (415) 920-3820 x100
  • General inquiries:
  • Online support:

Scheduled Mediations

Mediations can be scheduled during or outside our normal business hours.  Most mediations are scheduled Mondays – Saturdays, 10:00am – 6:00pm. All mediations are scheduled at the convenience of all parties.

Staff Contact Information

Staff can be emailed via our general mail address:  Please include her/his name in the subject line.

Sie Savage Chambers, Housing Stabilization Coordinator

Margery Fairchild, Community Engagement Coordinator
(415) 920-3820 x102 |

Jim Garrison, Communications
(415) 920-3820 x104 |

Liz Gewirtz, Neighborhood Courts Coordinator  & RJ Facilitator

Deanna Gildea, Financials
(415) 920-3820 x106 |

Arnold “Mac” McGilbray, Case Development Manager
(415) 920-3820 x103 |

Sarah Moss, Mediation & Training Coordinator
(415) 920-3820 x100 |

Mark K. Thomas, Restorative Justice Coordinator

Rachel Vyda-Venning, Interim Program Director

Darlene Weide, MPH, MSW, Executive Director
(415) 920-3820 x105 |