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The Administration

Don Mares
Deputy Mayor & Executive Director of Human Services
Denver Human Services
 
Penny May
Executive Director of General Services, interim
Department of General Services
 
 
Brad Buchanan
Executive Director of Community Planning and Development
Department of Community Planning and Development
 
Jose Cornejo
Executive Director of Public Works
Department of Public Works
 
Happy Haynes

Executive Director of Parks and Recreation
Department of Parks and Recreation
   
Brendan Hanlon
Chief Financial Officer
Department of Finance
 
Kim Day
Executive Director of Aviation
Denver International Airport
 
Bob McDonald

Public Health Administrator
Department of Environmental Health

 


Kristin Bronson
City Attorney
Denver City Attorney's Office
 
Stephanie O'Malley
Executive Director of the Department of Safety
Department of Safety
   
 
Eric Tade

Chief of Fire
Denver Fire Department
 
Robert White

Chief of Police
Denver Police Department
 
Patrick Firman

Sheriff
Denver Sheriff Department
   

Ashley Kilroy
Executive Director of Excises and Licenses
Department of Excise and Licenses
 
Nicholas E. Mitchell, Esq.

Independent Monitor
Office of the Independent Monitor
 

  Ryan Broughton
Executive Director
Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
 
     
  Erin Brown
Executive Director
Office of Children's Affairs
   


Scott Cardenas
Chief Information Office
Technology Services

     
  Anna Jones
Executive Director
North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative
   


Kelly Leid
Executive Director
Office of the National Western Center


   
Bennie Milliner
Executive Director
Denver's Road Home
   
Derek Okubo

Executive Director
Human Rights and Community Partnerships
   
Rowena Alegria

Senior Advisor for Community Communications
Human Rights and Community Partnerships
     
  Anthony Aragon
Senior Advisor, Community Affairs
Human Rights and Community Partnerships
     
  Shawn Johnson
Senior Advisor, Community Affairs
Human Rights and Community Partnerships
   


Kent Rice
Executive Director
Denver Arts & Venues


     
  Katy Strascina
Executive Director
Office of Special Events
   
Jerry Tinianow

Chief Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability
   


Paul Washington
Executive Director
Denver Office of Economic Development

 


 

 

Alan Salazar
Chief of Staff

 

 

Penny May
Deputy Chief of Staff

 

 

Evan Dreyer
Deputy Chief of Staff

Dave Edinger
Chief Performance 
Officer

 

 

Diane Barrett
Chief Projects 
Officer

 

 

Tykus Holloway
Deputy Chief
Projects Officer

 

Skye Stuart
Senior Advisor for
Policy and Legislation

 

 

Emily Hauber
Deputy Legislative 
Director 

 

 

Gabrielle Corica
Deputy Legislative
Director

 

Amber Miller
Director of
Communications

 

 

Mike Strott
Deputy Communications
Director

 

 

Jenna Espinoza
Deputy Communications
Director

 

Julia Gayles
Communications
Coordinator

 

 

Anthony Graves
Director of 
Regional Affairs

 

 

Barry Burch
Director of Boards 
and Commissions

 

Leticia Gonzalez-Ibarra
Scheduler

 

Nigel Daniels
Special Aid to the Mayor

 

 

LaTonya Lacy
Director of 
Administration

 

Mary Crosswright
Executive Staff Assistant

 

 

Elizabeth Trewin
Communications
Executive Assistant

 

 

Will Fenton
Legislative
Communications
Assistant

Valerie Sanchez
Executive Assistant

 

 

Cesi Gomez
Executive Assistant

 

 

Brianna Groves
Executive Assistant

 

         
         
 

 
 
 
 

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