DSA Board

Our volunteer Board of Directors brings a wealth of experience and passion to DSA. From professional services and retail to real estate and the arts, our board members represent a variety of businesses and nonprofit organizations. Several board members are also downtown Seattle residents. The board oversees the implementation of DSA’s strategic plan and provides diverse perspectives on ensuring a healthy, vibrant downtown.

Officers

Board Members

Mark Barbieri

Executive Vice President

Washington Holdings

Aaron Blankers

Assistant Vice President

Washington Holdings

Tim Brown

Executive Vice President & Regional Manager

Wells Fargo

Patrick Callahan

CEO

Urban Renaissance Group LLC

Karen Chang

Sr. Director, Inventory Integrity

Nordstrom

Marcus Charles

General Partner, Principal

Belltown Hospitality Group

Cary Clark

Chief Strategy Officer

Argosy Cruises

Dave Cuthill

President & COO

Clise Properties Inc.

Angela Dunleavey-Stowell

President & CEO

FareStart

Colleen Echohawk

Executive Director

Chief Seattle Club

Graciela Gomez Cowger

CEO

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Patrick Gordon

Principal

ZGF Architects LLP

Bernie Griffin

Managing Director

5th Avenue Theatre

James Hendricks, P.h.D

President

Seattle Children’s Research Institute

Mari Horita

Vice President of Community Engagement & Philanthropy

NHL Seattle

Mark Houtchens

President

The Vance Corp.

Gerry Johnson

Managing Partner

Pacifica Law Group

Greg Johnson

President

Wright Runstad & Company

Megan Karch

Chief Executive Officer

IslandWood

Quentin Kuhrau

President & CEO

Unico Properties LLC

Paul Lambros

Executive Director

Plymouth Housing

Jane Lewis

Principal

Pine Street Group LLC

Chad Mackay

CEO

Fire & Vine Hospitality

Jack McCullough

Partner

McCullough Hill Leary, PS

Michelle Merriweather

President

Urban League of Seattle

Carla Murray

Sr. Vice President Operations West

Marriott International

Jim Neal

Managing Principal

Talon Private Capital

Roger Nyhus

President & CEO

Nyhus Communications LLC

Tom Pozarycki

Regional President

Washington Federal

Natalie Price

Sr. Vice President

Allison+Partners

Kris Richey Curtis

Managing Director

JLL

Fred Rivera

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Seattle Mariners

Charles Royer

Downtown Resident

Mike Ruhl

Vice President, Seattle Market Lead

BioMed Realty

Rita Ryder

Director Association Services

YWCA USA

John Schoettler

Vice President Global Real Estate and Facilities

Amazon

Ryan Smith

Principal

Martin Smith Inc

Coleen Spratt

Director of Property Management

Nitze-Stagen

Beth Takekawa

Executive Director

Wing Luke Museum

Todd Timberlake

Chief Real Estate Officer

University of Washington

David Watkins

General Manager

The Sound Hotel

Bill Weisfield

Prinicipal

Elliott Bay Asset Solutions

Donald Wise

President & CEO

Metzler Real Estate

Becky Witmer

Managing Director

ACT Theatre

Sung Yang

Principal

Pacific Public Affairs

Ex Officio Board Members

Mary Bingham

MID Ratepayer Advisory Board Chair; Director, Property Management, Clise Properties Inc.

Emeritus Board Members

Bill Bain

Consulting Design Partner

NBBJ

A.M. Clise

Chairman & CEO

Clise Properties Inc.

Mike Flynn

Principal

Mike Flynn & Associates

Joshua Green III

Chairman

Joshua Green Corporation

Matt Griffin

Principal & Managing Partner

Pine Street Group L.L.C.

John Hanley

Downtown Resident

Yogi Hutsen

President

Coastal Hotel Group

Stephen Koehler

President

Koehler & Co.

Bill Lewis

Chairman

Lease Crutcher Lewis

Jane Rakay Nelson

Attorney at Law

Nelson & Nelson PLLC

Richard Redman

Chairman Emeritus

Sellen Construction Co.

J. Michael Rona

Principal

Rona Consulting Group

H. Jon Runstad

Chairman & CEO

Wright Runstad & Company

Judith Runstad

Of Counsel

Foster Pepper PLLC

Richard Stevenson

Frederic Weiss

President

Weiss Jenkins Properties