All Staff

Like our members and ratepayers, the DSA staff shares a love of downtown and a desire to make a difference. Whether supporting back-office operations or street-level services, team members are aligned around the DSA mission: to create a healthy, vibrant downtown. Our teams include: operations, advocacy and economic development, communications and marketing, streetscape cleaning, parks and public realm management, hospitality and public safety services, human services outreach, research and market analysis.

Executive Team

Staff Members

Nick Abel

Transportation Specialist

Kelly Akers

Communications Specialist

Heidi Anderson

Public Space Program Manager

Fina Araya

Senior Manager, Marketing & Creative Services

Emily Bailor

Senior Manager of Board & Employee Engagement

Katie Bajema

Visual Designer & Web Specialist

Kendle Bjelland

Program Manager

Ryan Bush

Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

Brian Cannon

Manager, Safety Services

Rhoades Clark

Communications and Marketing Specialist

Lindsay Clarke

Senior Sponsorship Manager

Mario De La Rosa

Transportation Specialist

Lainne Dexter

Data Manager and Field Survey Specialist

Mohammed Dima

Safety Supervisor

Eric Dodd

Lead Public Safety Outreach Case Manager (East Precinct)

Madeline Feig

Outreach Coordinator

Jenna Forty

Transportation Specialist

Kevin Futhey

Project Manager, Parking and Marketing Programs

Seth Geiser

Manager, Urban Planning & Design

Ryan Gockel

Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects Manager

Mike Grilli

Focus Team Coordinator

Jacqueline Gruber

Senior Manager, Economic Development

James Hadlock

Outreach Engagement & Administrative Specialist

Regnell Hawthorne

Assistant Supervisor Clean Team

Olivia Holden

Transportation Specialist

Chris Inaba

Safety Supervisor

Joseph Jacobs

Supervisor, Clean Team

Dylan Jouliot

Transportation Specialist

Damien Keitt

Outreach Case Manager

Jennie Kovalcik

Senior Specialist, Events & Programming

Elliott Krivenko

Research & Data Manager

Jessica Kwon

Outreach Case Manager

Tanner Lappano

Outreach Engagement and Administrative Specialist

Jessica Madrazo

Senior Accounting Specialist

Emily Mannetti

Manager, Economic Development

Joya Marsh

Senior Specialist, Member Relations

Danny Mason

Assistant Supervisor, Clean Team

Nate Merrell

Office Manager & Scheduler

Chelsea Nelson

Economic Development Manger

Matt Olszewski

Economic Development Specialist

Chris Park

Outreach Manager

Shawn Pullen

Safety Supervisor

Nick Rankin

Career Pathways Housing Specialist

Decorlan Roundtree

Assistant Supervisor, Clean Team

James Sido

Senior Manager, Media Relations and Issues Management

Luke Sillonis

Senior Specialist, Events & Programming

Mercedes Stroeve

Transportation Specialist

Blake Sundstrom

Lead Safety Supervisor

Carolyn Tow

Senior Manager, Member Relations

Shanna Turner

Dispatch & Reception

O’Neal Veney

Assistant Supervisor, Clean Team

Steven Walls

Senior Manager, Cleaning Program

Yolanka Wulff

Business Development Manager

Monica Ybarra

Senior Manager, Human Resources