Who We Are
Radiance Oak Community
Dan Dunkle is a community organizer, artist, rock
climber, and DJ. He has supported community in
different capacities for many years, mostly in the Bay
Area. He was a lead for three Burning Man Camps,
received a grant to build the Cosmic Dance Foucault
Pendulum at Burning Man in 2004, and helped lead
the Conexus Cathedral build team in 2006. Currently
employed at Guidewire, a successful software
company in Foster City. He became involved in the
Mankind Project in May of 2008.
Kevin is a Sculptural Artist and 3D designer in
metal, wood, stone, mixed media & CG. His focus
is on balance of line, form and materials; bringing
radical approaches to size and texture, with a
quirky sense of humor.
Chloé is Operations Manager for Radiance Oak. She
worked for many years as a research nurse
practitioner in women’s health and founded and
directed a large volunteer organization providing
supportive care to women with breast cancer. She is
also a certified self-defense instructor.
Rebecca Holtzman has been an active contributor to
the development of Radiance Oak since its inception.
Professionally she is a successful graphic designer.
Rebecca has been working on building communities
for the past 10 years. Prior to Radiance Oak, she was
an active member of the well-known Kimya House
community in Marin County, California.
While still living in Reno, Nevada, Elaine began
attending events at Radiance in 2009. She became a
resident shortly after she moved to Oakland in 2012
and quickly became known as the Kitchen Goddess,
serving up excellent spreads for many events she
hosted. Many friendships blossomed in the kitchen and
on the dance floor. Elaine is a community leader and
has volunteered at Burning Man as a Greeter Lead for
over 10 years. She is currently employed at UC
The members of Radiance Oak have made commitments to:
- trust and remain accountable to our agreements. We are committed to maintaining the quality of our relationships, and valuing one another’s unique contributions.
- support the Jack London District, including the Jack London District Association, Jack London Improvement District, and our local government agencies and representatives. We also support local non profit artistic works, and the artists that create them.
- believe that we can affect the world around us. We value engagement, integrity and effective communications. We believe that our nation and the world community shape our own characters, and have a direct relationship to our quality of life.
The members of Radiance have also agreed to:
- live our lives with honesty, integrity, and trust in our fellows and the local community.
- treat each other with excellence, and inspire others to do the same.
- contribute time, labor, and money to improve our space and community.
- negotiate and honor agreements involving us and our mission.