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Most committees form subcommittees to share specific tasks within the jurisdiction of the full committee. Subcommittees are responsible to, and work within the guidelines established by, their parent committees.

No subcommittee may have more than 13 members per DCPC bylaws and the Elections Subcommittee will have no more than 5 members.


Pre-Design is responsible for reviewing development & design proposals and providing input at an early stage. This forum assists developers and their design teams to hear community concerns during the design phases.

Chair: Rand Barbano

Members: Jon Baker, Hasan Ahmed, Emmett Cahill, Nancy Wilson-Ramon, Kenneth Moore, Jennifer Hunt, Stacy Dion, Christine Takara, Pablo Collin, Massimo Meloncelli, Dan Wery

Public Spaces

Public Spaces covers broad land use and public space implementation, refinement of parks, recreation and improvements in transportation infrastructure such as vehicular circulation, parking issues, pedestrian experience, bicycle routes and transit systems.

Chair: Hasan Ahmed

Members: Jon Baker, Jennifer Gattey, Michael Trimble, Leah Swearingen, Pablo Collin, Massimo Meloncelli, Dania Duke, Christopher Eddy

Social Issues

Social Issues addresses affordable housing, health, safety, human services and a broad range of homeless issues and programs as well as things affecting the character of our neighborhoods.

Chair: TBD

Members: Cindy Blair, Jennifer Gattey, Bob Link, Mark Maliepaard, Craig Russell

Bylaws and Elections

Bylaws and Elections committee is responsible for the annual elections and any potential updates to the bylaws or revisions to seat appointments by neighborhood / classification. It may also considers ways to make DCPC run more effectively.

Temporary Chair: Christine Takara



Communications increases the visibility and impact of DCPC by facilitating and improving communications with the community. This group is responsible updating the website and handling notices to the eblast list.

Chair: David Priver

Members: Eric Ramos, Donna Egan, Leah Swearingen

DCP Update

Downtown Community Plan Update reviews and updates the DCP and the Municipal Codes.

Chair: Bill Orabone

Members: Cindy Blair, Nancy Wilson-Ramon, Kay DiFrancesca, Pablo Collin, Paul Pensabene

Operations, Budget and Finance

Operations, Budget and Finance reviews and prioritizes various City funding streams (DIF, CIP, etc) by obtaining neighborhood priorities.

Chair: TBD

Members: Jennifer Hunt, Bob Link, Kay DiFrancesca, Massimo Meloncelli