The 2021 Downtown Spokane Partnership (DSP) and Downtown Spokane Parking and Business Improvement District (BID) Annual Meetings will be held in two separate virtual events on Wednesday February 24, 2021.

At the quick online meetings, DSP Members and BID Ratepayers are invited to confirm the proposed 2021 slate of Directors and Executive Leadership for their respective organizations. In addition, listen-in on the accomplishments of 2020 and what is being planned to get downtown back on track in 2021.

Downtown Spokane Business Improvement District
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 9:00am
RSVP: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aiLOXHRoQCuz_D1nK9BLkg

Ratepayer Advisory Board 2021 Slate of Leadership

  • Chair | Ira Amstadter, Express Employment Professionals | Large Business
  • Vice-Chair | Walter Coleman, STCU | Zone 3B
  • Treasurer | Jeremy Newcomb, Clifton Larsen Allen | Professional/Financial
  • Secretary | Mark Howard | Residential
  • At-Large | Jonathan Moog, Riverfront Park | Zone 4
  • At-Large | Bryn West, River Park Square | Large Retail
  • Legal | Laura McAloon, McAloon Law PLLC | Professional/Legal*
  • Nick Czapla, The Falls & Stone Properties LLC | Zone 3C*
  • Pia Hallenberg, Blue Chips Lofts | Zone 3AThomas Hix, NAI Black | Professional/Property Management
  • Jack Johnson, | Residential
  • Andrew Leeper, ALSC Architects | Zone 2*
  • Tim O’Doherty, O’Doherty’s Irish Grille | Zone 1*
  • Edie Rice-Sauer, Transitions | Non-Profit
  • Jack Schneider, NAC Architecture | Property Owner/Manager
  • City Council Member Karen Stratton, City of Spokane | City of Spokane*
  • Jeremy Tangen, River City Brewing | Small Business
  • Jessica Winfrey, Sweet Frostings Blissful Bakeshop | Small Retail*
  • Phil Wright, District 81 | Spokane Public Schools
  • Captain Dave Singley, Spokane Police Department | Safety / Ex-Officio

Downtown Spokane Partnership
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 3:00pm
RSVP: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lbACD9zNQ62e2KtFpj0EKA

Downtown Spokane Partnership 2021 Slate of Leadership

  • Chair/Legal | Roy Koegen, Kutak Rock
  • Past chair | Dave Black, NAI Black
  • Vice Chair | Larry Stone, SCAFCO
  • Treasurer | Susan Horton, Wheatland Bank
  • Secretary | Stephanie Curran, Spokane PFD
  • At Large | Chris Batten, RenCorp
  • At Large | Gordon Hester, Keimle & Hagood
  • Ira Amstadter | Express Employment Pros | Rep. BID Chair
  • Lars Gilberts | UD | Rep. University District
  • Chancellor DeWald | WSU Spokane | Rep. Education
  • County Comm. Al French | Spokane County | Rep. Community
  • Susan Meyer | Spokane Transit Authority | Rep. Transportation
  • Betsy Cowles | Cowles Co | Rep. Housing
  • Mayor Nadine Woodward | City of Spokane | Rep. Local Government
  • Jamie Hudson | Umpqua Bank
  • Steve Trabun | Avista
  • Dan Zimmerer | Davenport Hotels
  • Kathy Tarcon | Providence Health Care
  • Katy Bruya | Washington Trust Bank
  • Alicia Barbieri | Goodale and Barbieri
  • Jordan Tampien | 4 Degrees Real Estate
  • Betsy Wilkerson | City of Spokane *
  • Christopher Varallo | Witherspoon Kelley *

*Indicates oncoming Director

The DSP will later host an all-new State of Downtown and Downtown Awards event this summer for an update on the state of downtown’s economy and presentation from experts on the future of urban centers.

About the Downtown Spokane Partnership
The Downtown Spokane Partnership (DSP) is a private, non-profit membership organization that serves as Spokane’s central city advocate and contract manager for the Downtown Business Improvement District. Dedicated to enhancing the quality and vitality of Downtown Spokane as the basis for a healthy region.

About the Downtown Spokane Parking and Business Improvement District
The Downtown Spokane Business Improvement District (BID) is a self-taxing financing mechanism providing services and improvements that enhance existing municipal services to more than 850 business owners and 350 property parcels inside the 80-block BID area. Created by the City Council in 1995 and reauthorized in 2017.

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