This collection consists of newspapers, magazines, and personal mementos from Gayle Uilkema’s years as Mayor of Lafayette
and Contra Costa County Supervisor. The newspaper and magazine articles generally concern various matters of local interest
in central Contra Costa County.
: Gayle Uilkema, who died of cancer in 2012 at age 73, was a Lafayette City Council member for 19 years and served on the
Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors for 16 years (four terms). She was active in many local issues including business
development, air quality improvement, hazardous materials and industrial safety and advocacy for women in government and business.
Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.
Collection is open for research.