Staff Directory

General Inquiries

Phone: (206) 684-0464
Fax: (206) 233-5142

Street Address:
Seattle City Hall
600 4th Avenue 
4th Floor Seattle, WA 98104

Mailing Address:
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

Office of the Director

Andrés Mantilla
Director
(206) 684-0535
Email

Melia Brooks
Executive Assistant to the Director
(206) 733-9587
Email

Sarah Morningstar
Deputy Director, Community Investments
(206) 684-0465
Email

Sara Belz
Community Assets Director
(206) 684-8696
Email

Lois Maag
Communications Strategic Advisor
(206) 615-0950
Email

Catherine (Kate) Morrison 
Strategy and Impact Advisor
(206) 386-0088
Email

Communications

Sam Read
Sr Public Relations Specialist
(206) 727-8808
Email

Susie Philipsen
Sr Public Relations Specialist
(206) 733-9283
Email

Brian Hardison
TES Sr Public Relations Specialist 
(206) 733-9283
Email

Finance and Operations

Jeanne Murphy
Facility/Office Coordinator
(206) 684-0176
Email

Kathy Spencer
Receptionist
(206) 615-0481
Email

Brette Flora
Office Maintenance Aide
(206) 615-1787
Email

Grace Dygico
Finance, Budget, and Accounting Manager
(206) 684-0466
Email

Elenor Hense
Sr Finance Analyst
(206) 615-0041
Email

Anna Tang
Accounting/Payroll
(206) 684-8846
Email

Christian Phillips
Accounting/Accounts Payable
(206) 684-5760
Email

David Liang
Accounting
(206) 684-4959
Email

Nga Nguyen
Accounting
(206) 615-0580
Email

Historic Preservation

Sarah Sodt
City Historic Preservation Officer, Supervisor & Landmarks Preservation Board Coordinator
(206) 615-1786
Email

Melinda Bloom
Administrative Specialist
(206) 684-0228
Email

Erin Doherty
Landmarks Preservation Board Coordinator & Sand Point District Coordinator
(206) 684-0380
Email

Rebecca Frestedt
International Special Review District & Columbia City Landmark District Coordinator
(206) 684-0226
Email

Heather McAuliffe
Pike Place Market Historical District & Ballard Avenue Landmark District Coordinator
(206) 684-0229
Email

Genna Nashem
Pioneer Square Preservation District, Harvard Belmont District & Fort Lawton Historic District Coordinator
(206) 684-0227
Email

Tom Quackenbush
Section 106 Coordinator, SEPA
(206) 684-0215
Email

Major Institutions and Schools Programs

Maureen Sheehan
Committee Coordinator & Renters Commission Coordinator
(206) 684-0302
Email

Nelson Pesigan
Administrative Specialist
(206) 684-0209
Email

P-Patch Community Gardening Program

Julie Bryan
Community Garden Coordinator
(206) 684-0540
Email

Kenya Fredie
Interim P-Patch Program Supervisor
(206) 733-9243
Email

Sandy Pernitz
Community Garden Coordinator
(206) 684-0284
Email

Lisa Uemoto (上本棋巖)
Community Garden Coordinator
(206) 684-0303
Email

Bunly Yun
Community Garden Coordinator
(206) 684-8495
Email

P-Patch General Information
(206) 684-0264

Community Investments

Maribel Stephens
Assitant to the Deputy Director
(206) 684-0719
Email

Teresa Bui
Community Grants Strategic Advisor
(206) 256-5947
Email

Neighborhood Matching Fund

Alvin Edwards
Interim Project Manager
(206) 733-9916
Email

Sharon Star
Contracts Analyst
(206) 615-1600
Email

Minh Chau Le
Project Manager
(206) 233-7112
Email

Juan Martinez
Interim Community Funding Advisor
(206) 733-9259
Email

Ed Pottharst
Project Manager
(206) 386-4232
Email

Allynn Ruth
Project Manager
(206) 684-0301
Email

Karen Selander
Project Manager
(206) 733-9256
Email

Neighborhood Matching Fund General Information
(206) 233-0093

Outreach and Engagement / Leadership Development

Doreen Tardif
Administrative Specialist
(206) 256-6188
Email

Community Liaison Program

Virginia Weihs
Community Liaison Coordinator
(206) 727-8683
Email

Community Outreach and Engagement

Erin Cheuvront
Outreach & Engagement Lead
(206) 727-8810
Email

Kristian Alcaide
TES Shared Resource Team
(206) 615-1797
Email

Samantha Stork
Shared Resource Team
(206) 615-0856
Email

Laura Jenkins
City-wide Community Engagement Coordinator
(206) 684-0320
Email

Karen Ko
Central Community Engagement Coordinator
(206) 233-3732
Email

Yun Pitre
South Community Engagement Coordinator
(206) 386-1924
Email

Thomas Whittemore
North Community Engagement Coordinator
(206) 684-4096
Email

PACE, Participatory Budgeting, and Commissions

Amy Nguyen
Community Programs Strategic Advisor
(206) 233-2044
Email

Hilary Nichols
People's Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) Coordinator
(206) 684-5667
Email

Leslie Daniels
TES Seattle Youth Commission Coordinator
(206) 256-5970
Email

Danielle Friedman
Community Involvement Commission Coordinator
(206) 256-5973
Email

Stragetic Outreach & Engagement

Jesseca Brand
Strategic Initiatives Lead
(206) 733-9982
Email

Jenifer Chao
Strategic Initiatives Advisor
(206) 386-9747
Email

Danielle Friedman
Strategic Initiatives Advisor & Early Design Review
(206) 256-5973
Email

Erin House
Strategic Initiatives Advisor
(206) 256-6205
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Tom Van Bronkhorst
Strategic Initiatives Advisor
(206) 233-3954
Email