board of directors

The Downtown San Diego Partnership Board of Directors is made up of committed community and civic leaders with a shared passion for advancing the economic prosperity and cultural vitality of DowntownThey help guide the strategic direction of the organization and serve as champions for Downtown’s unique urban neighborhoods 

BOARD OFFICERS

Chanelle Hawken (Chair)

Cox Communications

James Lawson (Immediate Past Chair)

Presidio PAG, Inc.

Diana Puetz (Vice-Chair)

San Diego Padres

Phil Rath (Treasurer)

Rath Miller

Betsy Brennan (President & CEO)

Downtown San Diego Partnership

Michele Vives (Secretary)

Douglas Wilson Companies

Executive Board

Craig Benedetto
California Strategies, LLC

Betsy Brennan (President & CEO)
Downtown San Diego Partnership

Michael Burton
Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate

Ashley Chamberlayne
BOSA Development

Scott Cider
San Diego Gas & Electric

Steve Cushman
Cush Enterprises

Perry Dealy
Dealy Development, Inc.

Brian Fish
Buchalter

Jeff Forrest
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Pamela Gabriel
Bank of America

Marin Gertler
IQHQ

Howard Greenberg
Trilogy Real Estate Management

Alex Guyott
Hensel Phelps

Chanelle Hawken (Chair)
Cox Communications

Keith B. Jones
Ace Parking

Doug Korn
The US GRANT

John LaRaia
H.G. Fenton Company

James Lawson (Immediate Past Chair)
Presidio PAG, Inc.

Mero Marmé
Dentons US LLP

Monica Montano
Scripps Health

Sumeet Parekh
HP Investors, LLC

Diana Puetz (Vice Chair)
San Diego Padres

Phil Rath (Treasurer)
Rath Public Affairs

Daniel Reeves
Juniper Strategic Advisory

Brent Schertzer
Holland Partner Group

Margie Newman Tsay
Intesa Communications Group, LLC

Ray Varela
Carrier Johnson + CULTURE

Michele Vives (Secretary)
Douglas Wilson Companies

Martine Zettle
Turner Construction

See the full 2022-2023 Board of Directors