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

Zahoor Ahmed

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Hotel Operations

R.C. Hedreen Co.

Mary Bacarella

Executive Director

Pike Place Market

Mark Barbieri

Executive Vice President

Washington Holdings

Aaron Blankers

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

Sally Clark

Director of Regional & Community Relations

University of Washington

Dave Cuthill

President & COO

Clise Properties, Inc.

Angela Dunleavy-Stowell

President & CEO

FareStart

Ben Franz-Knight

Partner

Shiels Oblitz Johnsen

Graciela Gomez Cowger

CEO

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Patrick Gordon

Principal

ZGF Architects LLP

Phillip Greany

Market Director / Director of Business Development

Mortenson Construction

Bernie Griffin

Managing Director

5th Avenue Theatre

Gina Hall

Executive Director

Uplift Northwest

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

Jack McCullough

Partner

McCullough Hill Leary, PS

Michelle Merriweather

President

Urban League of Seattle

Carla Murray

Sr. Vice President Operations West

Marriott International

Jesse Ottele

Executive Managing Director

Newmark Knight Frank

Tom Pozarycki

Regional President

WaFd Bank

Natalie Price

Sr. Vice President

Allison+Partners

Fred Rivera

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Seattle Mariners

Jeffrey Roh, MD, MBA, MSc

Chief Executive Officer

IntuitiveX

Charles Royer

Downtown Resident

Mike Ruhl

Vice President, Seattle Market Lead

BioMed Realty

John Schoettler

Vice President Global Real Estate and Facilities

Amazon

Ryan Smith

Principal

Martin Smith Inc

Coleen Spratt

Owner/CEO

Spratt Asset Advisory Services

Brian Surratt

Assistant Vice President, Real Estate Development and Community Relations

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Raymond Tymas-Jones, PhD

President

Cornish College of the Arts

Bill Weisfield

Prinicipal

Elliott Bay Asset Solutions

Maria Chavez Wilcox

Chief Executive Officer

YWCA

Tom Wolf

Managing Director

Seattle Hyatt Collection

Ex Officio Board Members

Mary Bingham

Director, Property Management, Clise Properties, Inc.

Clise Properties, Inc.

Michelle Rusk

Downtown Residents Council Chair

Foster Garvey, PC

Emeritus Board Members

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