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WHO
WE ARE

We are a passionate group of community members, activists and business owners that are committed to creating a thriving and diverse economic corridor along Third Street.

TEAM MEMBERS.

Earl Shaddix

Executive Director

earl@edotbayview.org

Earl has over twenty-five years of successful management in Marketing, Training, Sales, Business Management, Economic Development and Community Building. He participated in the formation of EDoT including recruiting the Board of Directors to ensure diverse representation of small businesses, property owners and resident leaders. Earl is the co-founder of the Bayview Community Market which highlights the many talents of the Bayview culinary scene. 

Earl also serves as the D10 Rep for the Mayor's Graffitti Advisory Board as well as a member of the Mayor's Economic Recovery Task Force. 

 

April Spears 

Board Member

auntieaprils94124@gmail.com

April is a longtime Bayview resident and business owner of Auntie April’s Chicken and Waffles and Cafe Envy on Third Street.  She is a staunch supporter of the small businesses in the community and joined EDoT to ensure that the Third Street corridor continues to support existing businesses and attracts more African American businesses to the corridor.  April is also a founding member of Merchants of Butchertown.

Lawanda Dickerson

Kristin Houk

Board Chair

kristinhouk@gmail.com

Kristin is a Bayview resident and business owner of All Good Pizza and Tato on Third Street as well as Cafe Alma on Innes Avenue. Kristin is the Chair of EDoT and was one of the original founding members.  She operates successful businesses that attract people from all over the Bay Area. As a founding member of EDoT, she is committed to ensuring that small businesses are supported on Third Street and that the neighborhood assets are realized by people outside of Bayview. 

Dorris Vincent 

Board Member 

Dorris Vincent has lived in the Bayview for more than 50 years where her husband owned his own printing business and they raised their family.  Ms. Vincent has and still serves on numerous Bayview Boards and participated in many community planning processes for the betterment of the community.  She is a highly respected resource for EDoT and a critical link to the history of Bayview.  She was one of the founding members of EDoT.

Lisa Litsy

Board Member

Board Member

lawanda@u3fit.com

Lawanda is the owner and operator of U3Fit, a health and wellness facility on Third at Newhall. Lawanda is a certified personal trainer, weight loss specialist, health and fitness coach and instructor at the Bayview YMCA.

Barbara Gratta

Board Co-Chair

grattawines@gmail.com

Barbara is a Bayview resident, passionate wine maker and business owner.  She and partner Cathy Hansen own Gratta Wines and Gratta to Go on Third Street.  She joined EDoT to encourage inclusive opportunities for the existing merchants as well as new small businesses coming to the Bayview community.  Barbara is also a founding member of the Merchants of Butchertown.

Mark Klaiman

Board Member 

mark@petcamp.com

Mark located his Pet Camp business in the Bayview over 20 years ago.  He built a successful business around providing exceptional, individualized, fun, and loving care to cherished pets.  Mark is committed to having Pet Camp remain family owned and operated, and to being an active member of San Francisco’s small business community.  

Michael

Hamman

Board Member

mhamman@igc.org

Michael is a long time Bayview resident and property/business owner. Michael’s commitment to Bayview spans the last few decades where he has served on numerous Boards and Commissions and has been instrumental in advising on the development of various community plans. Michael was one of the founding members of EDoT.

lisa@sunsetyouthservices.org

Lisa is the Director of the Workforce Development Program at Sunset Youth Services and prior to this she spent several years with the Old Skool Cafe located on Mendell Plaza.