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The Administration

Cary Kennedy
Deputy Mayor & Chief Financial Officer
Department of Finance 
 
Adrienne Benavidez
Executive Director of General Services
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
 
Kim Day
Executive Director of Aviation
Denver International Airport
 
Bob McDonald

Executive Director of Environmental Health, interim
Department of Environmental Health
 
Don Mares

Executive Director of Human Services
Denver Human Services
 
Scott Martinez
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
 
Stacie Loucks
Director of Excises and Licenses
Department of Excise and Licenses
 
Nicholas E. Mitchell, Esq.

Independent Monitor
Office of the Independent Monitor
 

 


Scott Cardenas
Chief Information Office
Technology Services

 
Scott Field
Director
Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Ashley Kilroy
Executive Director
Office of Marijuana Policy
 


Kelly Leid
Project Manager for the NDCC
North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative


 


Chris Martinez
Director of Small Business Opportunity
Denver Office of Economic Development

 


 
Bennie Milliner
Executive Director
Denver's Road Home
 
Erin Brown
Executive Director
Office of Children's Affairs
 
Derek Okubo

Executive Director
Human Rights and Community Partnerships
  Rowena Alegria
Senior Advisor for Community Communications
Human Rights and Community Partnerships
Shawn Johnson
Director of 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

 


 


Janice Sinden
Chief of Staff
 

Dave Edinger
Chief Performance Officer


Diane Barret
Chief Projects Officer


Evan Dreyer
Deputy Chief of Staff

Penny May
Deputy Chief of Staff
 
LEGISLATIVE, BOARDS & COMMISSIONS AND REGIONAL AFFAIRS

Skye Stuart
Senior Advisor for Policy and Legislation


Emily Hauber
Deputy Legislative Director



Gabrielle Corica
Legislative Coordinator

   
Anthony Graves
Director of Regional Affairs
 
Anthony Aragon
Director of Boards and Commissions
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
Amber Miller
Director of Communications




Mike Strott
Deputy Communications Director 






   
Julia Gayles
Communications Coordinator


 
ADMINISTRATION
 
Rosalind Alston
Scheduler



Barry Burch
Special Aide to the Mayor



LaTonya Lacy
Director of Administration


Mary Crosswright
Executive Staff Assistant


 
Elizabeth Trewin
Executive Assistant



Valerie Sanchez
Executive Assistant


 

Cesi Gomez
Executive Assistant


 
Brianna Groves
Executive Assistant


Breena Alderete
Executive Assistant

 

 

 
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Featured Initiatives


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