Meet the Team

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


Maureen Fisher


Executive Director
Maureen Fisher


Mark Wells

Director, Operations
Mark Wells



Mark Wells


Director, Downtown Programs
Sydney Mead



Legal Assistant
Kae Zariwny



Executive Assistant & Board Liaison
Ashleen McGirk



Downtown Portland Clean & Safe is an affiliate partner of the Portland Business Alliance, greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce. Shared staff include:


Vice President, Government Affairs
Jon Isaacs



Vice President, Strategic Communications
Amy Lewin



Senior Director, Finance and Operations
Ariana Alejandres



Director, Downtown Marketing
Sommer Martin



Director, Government Affairs
Amy Rathfelder



Downtown Retail Advocate, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Chase McPherson



Senior Graphic Designer
Katie Mongue



Communications & Media Specialist
Shay Peterson



Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Mark Schlesinger
The Schlesinger Companies

Chair Elect
Cindy Laurila
World Trade Center Portland

Chair Emeritus
Eric Murfitt
Mercantile Portland

Terrence Paschal
The Standard

Ty Barker
Unico Properties

Matt Goodman
Downtown Development Group

David Hamilton
Income Property Management

Board of Directors

Patrick Gilligan
Lincoln Property Company

Tiffany Hammer
Everett Street Autoworks

Amanda Lowthian
Travel Portland

Jim Mark
Melvin Mark Companies

Shawn Menashe
Gevurtz Menashe

Peter Pappas
Condominium Representative

Tessa Peterson
The Hoxton Portland

Susan Steward
Building Owners and Managers Association of Oregon (BOMA OREGON)

Vanessa Sturgeon
TMT Development

Brooke Turner
Washington Trust Bank

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