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Director & Manager Numbers

Contact staff: Use our SDCI Staff Directory to find a staff person's phone number. Use our interactive organizational chart to find a staff person's supervisor information.

SDCI Director's Office

Nathan Torgelson, Director

(206) 684-0343

Bonita Chinn, Assistant

(206) 684-8899

Community Engagement

Bryan Stevens, Director of Media Relations & Permit Coordination

(206) 684-5045

Wendy Shark, Media Relations

(206) 684-8443

Moon Callison, Communications Manager

(206) 615-1486

Land Use Code Development

Mike Podowski, Code Development Manager

(206) 386-1988

Code Compliance

Faith Lumsden, Code Compliance Director

(206) 615-0097

Michele Hunter, Code Compliance Manager

(206) 233-7873

Geoff Tallent, Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance Manager

(206) 684-8452

Edwin Duran, Code Compliance Operations Manager

(206) 386-1058

Kevin Hou, Housing / Zoning Inspector Manager

(206) 615-1613

Eric Jenkins, Housing / Zoning Inspector Manager

(206) 733-9273

Stephen Hinch, Code Compliance Buildings Manager

(206) 386-1987

Maureen Roat, Property Owner and Tenant Assistance Manager

(206) 684-7979

Crystal Daniels, Permit Tech Supervisor

(206) 684-0361

Hillarie Lee, Code Compliance Legal Liaison

(206) 503-5710

Organizational Strategy and Support

Danielle Priest, Director of Organizational Strategy and Support

(206) 233-3833

Shane Muchow, Finance Director

(206) 684-7396

Collin Tam, Principal Accountant

(206) 684-8465

Matt Ayer, Fleet Coordinator

(206) 256-5335 

Nuron Talavera, Accounts Receivable / Billing

(206) 684-7680

Denise Campbell, Accounts Payable

(206) 386-4035

Charles Evens, Facility & Equipment Coordinator

(206) 615-1395

Eric Berglind, Operational Excellence Manager

(206) 684-4734

Lisa Perrin, Customer Experience Manager

(206) 233-1516

Construction Permitting Questions

Andy Higgins, Engineering Services Director

(206) 615-0568

Steve Burns, Resource & Production Co-Manager

(206) 684-7736

Tonya Capps, Resource & Production Co-Manager

(206) 233-3846

Andy Lunde, Resource & Production Co-Manager

(206) 733-9267

Peter Fuerbringer, Small Business & Cultural Permit Advisor

(206) 233-7013

Sajada McCoy, Permit Specialist Supervisor

(206) 615-0866

Clara Pellinger, Permit Specialist Supervisor 

(206) 386-4008

Construction Code Questions

Jamie Anderson, Building Plans Examiner Supervisor

(206) 615-0715

Amy Barnett, Building Plans Examiner Supervisor

(206) 684-3965

Mariko Blessing, Building Plans Examiner Supervisor

(206) 256-5305

Ming Alwin, Structural Plans Engineer Supervisor

(206) 233-5016

Nathalie Boeholt, Technical Codes Manager

(206) 727-3589

Richard Pellinger, Technical Codes Manager

(206) 615-0591

Susan Chang, Geotechnical Supervisor
(Geotechnical Review Questions)

(206) 386-9785

Art Richardson, Drainage Supervisor
(Drainage Review Questions)

(206) 684-3655

Ede Courtenay, Drainage Manager
(Drainage Review Questions)

(206) 733-9679

Shailesh Desai, Energy & Mechanical Supervisor
(Energy & Mechanical Review Questions)

(206) 233-7860

Kai Ki Mow, Principal Engineer

(206) 233-5163

Ardel Jala, Building Official

(206) 684-0573

Construction Code Development

Micah Chappell, Technical Codes Development Manager

(206) 256-5157

Land Use Division

Darlene Edwards, Land Use Director

(206) 684-5606

Megan Neuman, Land Use Manager

(206) 684-3101

Bradley Wilburn, Land Use Manager

(206) 615-0508

Scott Ringgold, Zoning Team Supervisor

(206) 233-5132

Naomi Mason, Zoning Team Supervisor

(206) 684-0711

Tina Capestany, Zoning Team Supervisor

(206) 233-2170

Maria Cruz, Zoning Team Supervisor

(206) 615-1266

Stephanie Haines, Land Use Review Team Manager

(206) 684-5014

Shelley Bolser, Design Review Program Manager

(206) 733-9067

Brandon Cummings, Land Use Review Team Supervisor

(206) 684-0251

Tami Garrett, Land Use Review Team Supervisor

(206) 233-7182

John Shaw, Land Use Review Team Supervisor

(206) 684-5837

Jerry Suder, Land Use Review Team Supervisor

(206) 386-4069

Bruce Rips, Land Use Review Team Supervisor

(206) 615-1392

Abby Weber, Land Use Review Team Supervisor

(206) 684-7188

Janet Oslund, Public Resource Center Manager

(206) 386-9738

Johnny Harris, Permit Specialist Supervisor

(206) 684-8194

Qiana Norwood, Permit Technician Supervisor

(206) 615-0719

Shimika Dowlen, Land Use Intake / Development Site Team Supervisor

(206) 684-0961

Myra Stallworth, Land Use Intake / Development Site Team Supervisor

(206) 684-4192

Josy Rush, SDCI Public Disclosure Office & Microfilm Supervisor

(206) 233-7910

Inspection Services Division

Samuel Steele, Inspection Services Director

(206) 684-8428 

Jeff Krieg, Interim Chief Building Inspector
Manager, Building Inspection Services

(206) 684-8450

John Saldana, Electrical Manager North / Plan Review

(206) 727-8670

Tim Rasmussen, Electrical Manager Central

(206) 684-8422

Scott Lau, Electrical Manager South

(206) 684-8437

Jason Howerton, Conveyance Program Manager 

(206) 727-8646

Elana Campbell, Conveyance Program Supervisor

(206) 549-6647

Rob Skala, Conveyance Program Supervisor

(206) 233-2786

Jan Gould, Conveyance Program Strategic Advisor

(206) 684-0606

Al Lunde, Building Inspection Supervisor

(206) 684-3949

Steve Frazier, Chief Boiler Inspector

(206) 684-8459

Pat Beaulieu, Construction Inspection Manager, North

(206) 727-8620

Jeff Krieg, Construction Inspection Manager, South

(206) 684-8450

Dan Goodman, Mechanical Inspections / Noise Abatement Manager

(206) 684-3472

Roger Moore, Site Inspection and Side Sewer Inspection Manager

(206) 733-9039

 

Construction and Inspections

Nathan Torgelson, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, WA, 98124-4019
Phone: (206) 684-8600
Phone Alt: Violation Complaint Line: (206) 615-0808
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SDCI issues land use, construction, and trade permits, conducts construction and housing-related inspections, ensures compliance with our codes, and regulates rental rules. SDCI is committed to an antiracist workplace and to addressing racism through our work in the community.