Meet the Team

Meet the individuals committed to overseeing the Downtown Portland Clean & Safe District, and its enhancing programs and services.


President & CEO
Andrew Hoan


Vice President & Executive Director
Mark Wells


Operations Director
Steve Wytcherley


Senior Director, Downtown Programs
Sydney Mead


Downtown Retail Advocate
Chase McPherson


Legal Assistant
Kae Zariwny


Executive Assistant, Board Liaison & Office Manager
Chelsie Kinney


Downtown Advocacy Coordinator

Meikelo Cabbage


Director, Downtown Activations 

Emily Halvorson


Downtown Portland Clean & Safe is an affiliate of the Portland Business Alliance.
For operational efficiencies, staff is shared with the Portland Metro Chamber, including:


Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
Jon Isaacs


Senior Director, Strategic Communications
Katie Mongue


Senior Director, Finance and Operations
Ariana Alejandres


Director, Media Affairs
Tina Sillers


Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Ben Forstag


Communications Coordinator
Katie Yates


Communications Coordinator
Katie Golab


Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Vanessa Sturgeon
TMT Development

Vice Elect
Tessa Peterson

Chair Emeritus
Terrace Paschal
The Standard

Amanda Lowthian
Travel Portland

Secretary/ Chair of Governance Committee
Jim Mark
Melvin Mark Companies

Matt Goodman
Downtown Development Group

Board of Directors

                          Dyann Bernatz
                          World Trade Center

                          Marie Browne
                          The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Portland

                          Eric Bowler

                          Keren Eichen
                          Unico Properties

                          Eric Farley
                          Fountain Plaza Condos

                          Wade Lange

Michelle Micciche
Harsch Properties

                          Amalia Mohr
                          LRS Architects

                          Al Nicknabard
                          Parking NW

                          Elizabeth Nye
                          Lan Su Chinese Garden

                          Tuyen Phan
                          40 Lbs.

                          Amy Rathfelder
                          NW Natural

                          Mark Schlesigner
                         Schlesinger Companies

                          Brooke Turner
                          Washington Trust Bank


Devin Reynolds
City of Portland

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