Meet the Team

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



Executive Director
Mark Wells


Operations Director
Steve Wytcherley


Director, Downtown Programs
Sydney Mead


Downtown Retail Advocate
Chase McPherson


Legal Assistant
Kae Zariwny


Executive Assistant, Board Liaison & Office Manager
Chelsie Kinney


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


Senior Director, Strategic Communications
Katie Mongue


Senior Director, Finance and Operations
Ariana Alejandres

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Terrence Paschal
The Standard

Chair Elect
Vanessa Sturgeon
TMT Development

Chair Emeritus
Cindy Laurila
World Trade Center Portland

Amanda Lowthian
Travel Portland

Jim Mark
Melvin Mark Companies

Matt Goodman
Downtown Development Group


Patrick Gilligan
Lincoln Property Company

Board of Directors

Lisa Donaldson
Unico Properties

Tiffany Hammer
Everett Street Autoworks

Shawn Menashe
Gevurtz Menashe

Michelle Micciche
Harsch Properties

Peter Pappas
Condominium Representative

Tessa Peterson
General Manager, Ace Hotel/Woodlark Hotel

Mark Schlesinger
The Schlesinger Companies

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

Brooke Turner
Washington Trust Bank


Karl Lisle
City of Portland

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