Frank Urtasun (Chairman)
San Diego Gas & Electric
Craig Benedetto (1st Vice Chairman)
California Strategies, LLC
Robin Madaffer (2nd Vice Chairwoman)
San Diego Land Lawyers
Bill Sauls (Treasurer)
William H. Sauls, Attorney at Law
Sam Attisha (Secretary)
Keith B. Jones (Immediate Past Chairman)
Irvine Company Office Properties
MA Engineers, Inc.
TSA Contracting, Inc.
CA Apartment Association
Manpower San Diego
Mental Health Systems
Westfield Corporation, Inc.
The Casey Brown Company
Brown Law Group
Cavignac and Associates
The Clay Company
Duane Morris LLP
Syska Hennessy Group
Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek
Ignacio De La Torre
Dealy Development, Inc.
Gilbane Building Company
Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP
San Diego Restaurant Supply
Fox Sports San Diego
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
San Diego Magazine
Bosa Development Corporation
Emmes Realty Services of California, LLC
Valley View Casino Center
Cushman & Wakefield
Carrier Johnson + CULTURE
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Urban Real Estate Services
The Home Depot
Torrey Pines Bank
Underground Elephant, Inc.
Lankford & Associates
Presidio PAG, Inc.
S. Lew & Associates
The Mansour Group
La Jolla MJ Management, LLC
Bumble Bee Seafoods
Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.
Unified Port of San Diego
2-1-1 San Diego
The Paul Company
Swinerton Builders, Inc.
Stacey Lankford Pennington
SLP Urban Planning
Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Nation
Rath Miller LLC
Rear Admiral Markham Rich
Navy Region SW
Clark Construction Group – California, LP
Wells Fargo Bank
Hecht, Solberg, Robinson, Goldberg & Bagley LLP
Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego Padres
Bill Shaw Consulting
Project Design Consultants
Rural Metro Ambulance
5ifty & 5ifty
Balfour Beatty Construction
Bank of America
Dr. Lori Williams
Douglas Wilson Companies
PCL Construction Services, Inc.
Remedios Gómez Arnau
Consulate General of Mexico
Office of Mayor Kevin Faulconer
San Diego Regional EDC
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
Civic San Diego
San Diego Housing Commission
East Village Association
San Diego Military Advisory Council
RBM & Associates
PBID Board Chair
Stark Construction Consulting
San Diego Tourism Authority
Gaslamp Quarter Association
CleanTech San Diego
Civic Link Strategies
Meets every other Thursday at 9:00 a.m.
Co-Chair: Tom Ferrell, Higgs, Fletcher & Mack
Co-Chair: Michele Vives, Douglas Wilson Companies
This group will evaluate our current resources and explore new funding mechanisms to ensure we have a sustainable staffing structure to deliver on our “Imagine Downtown” action plan.
Chair: Bill Sauls, William A. Sauls Attorney at Law
This group is responsible for reviewing and providing guidance for the DSDP’S financial matters. Specifically, the committee assures internal controls, independent audit, and financial analysis for the organization.
TECH START UP
Co-Chair: Jarrod Russell, Underground Elephant
Co-Chair: Alex Rolek, Brandisty
This group will work to identify best practices and incentives to grow the needed tech ecosystem in Downtown, including the creation of an incubator/accelerator space.
QUALITY OF LIFE 501c3 FOUNDATION
This 501c3 foundation is dedicated to enhance the quality of life in Downtown San Diego by: Working to systematically eliminate homelessness and working to create and implement Our Downtown Vision –identifying needs and priorities and outlining the strategies for implementation.
Chair: Craig Benedetto, California Strategies
Co-Chair: Lori Ann Stevens, Turner Construction
This group is focused on ensuring that we have a comprehensive membership program offering the right mix of events, benefits and value to retain and attract new members so we can successfully grow our organization and deliver on our mission.
Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m.
Co-Chair: Brendan Foote, Hughes Marino
Co-Chair: Mike Madigan, Community Representative
This group will focus on efforts to develop a comprehensive placemaking strategy as well as attract and promote arts and culture events at venues throughout Downtown.
URBAN SYMPOSIUM TASKFORCE
Meets on an as needed basis
Co-Chair: Donna Jones, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Co-Chair: Michael Johnson, Carrier Johnson + Culture
This group will help develop the region’s first ever urban symposium to help brand San Diego’s urban core to a national audience while strengthening our ties with communities throughout the region and across our border.
DOWNTOWN PLANNING & PUBLIC POLICY
Co-Chair: Michele Vives, Douglas Wilson Companies
Co-Chair: James Lawson, Presidio PAG, Inc.
This group monitors and advocates on issues affecting the design and development of Downtown San Diego as well as providing direction on all matters of the Downtown San Diego Partnership that relate to government, particularly at a local level.
DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO PUBLIC SPACES FOUNDATION
This 501c3 foundation is dedicated to preserving, promoting and advancing the acquisition, programming and maintenance of parks and open space in downtown San Diego for the benefit of the community at large.