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 
  Lauri Dannemiller
Executive Director of Parks and Recreation
Department of Parks and Recreation
  Kim Day
Executive Director of Aviation
Denver International Airport
  Doug Linkhart
Executive Director of Environmental Health
Department of Environmental Health
  Penny May
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
  Elias Diggins
Interim Sheriff and Director of Corrections
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

 


Frank Daidone

Chief Information Office
Technology Services

 
Steve Ferris

Director of Development Services
Development Services
 
Scott Field
Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
 


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
Director, Denver's Road Home
Denver Human Services
 
Erin Brown
Director of Children's Affairs
Office of Children's Affairs
 
Derek Okubo

Director of Human Rights and Community Partnerships
Human Rights and Community Partnerships
 


Kent Rice
Director of Denver Arts & Venues
Denver Arts & Venues


 
Jerry Tinianow

Chief Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability
 


Paul Washington
Executive Director of the Denver Office of Economic Development
Denver Office of Economic Development

 




Janice Sinden
Chief of Staff
 

Dave Edinger
Chief Performance Officer

Diane Barret
Chief Projects Officer

 
LEGISLATIVE, COMMUNITY AND REGIONAL AFFAIRS

Evan Dreyer
Deputy Chief of Staff 


Shawn Johnson
Director of Community Affairs


Michael Sapp
Deputy Director of Community Affairs
 
Rachel Chaparro
Deputy Director of Community Affairs

 
Anthony Graves
Director of Regional Affairs


Anthony Aragon
Director of Boards and Commissions


Katy Strascina
Executive Director of the Office of Special Events

Skye Stuart
Legislative Director



 
Emily Hauber
Deputy Legislative Director



Gabrielle Corica
Legislative Coordinator
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
Rowena Alegria
Director of Communications


Amber Miller
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary 


Mike Strott
Communications Manager 



Julia Gayles
Communications Coordinator


 
ADMINISTRATION
 
Monica Lang
Senior Advisor/Scheduler



Barry Burch
Special Aide to the Mayor


LaTonya Lacy
Mayor's Office Director


Mary Crosswright
Executive Staff Assistant


 
Elizabeth Trewin
Executive Assistant



Valerie Sanchez
Executive Assistant

 
Lucy Rodriquez
Executive Assistant


 
Brianna Groves
Executive Assistant


Breena Alderete
Executive Assistant 


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Featured Initiatives


Thanks to Denver voters’ overwhelming support of Measure 2A in 2012, the city is equipped to eliminate its budget deficit, restore essential services and move Denver forward. Click here to read the plan...







After three years of measures to balance the budget, agencies are feeling the effects of putting off needed investments in capital and human resources. We need a new approach to these ongoing challenges. Learn more about Peak Performance


The Denver Education Compact is Mayor Hancock's initiative to create a new and binding agreement requiring the City, Denver Public Schools, higher education and community stakeholders to make specific commitments to improve education throughout Denver. Learn more...

Today there are several major redevelopment and infrastructure projects taking place in Denver’s Globeville/Elyria-Swansea/River North neighborhoods. The area is a gateway to downtown Denver and a key station along the Corridor of Opportunity which will connect downtown to Denver International Airport. Learn more about the NDCC...

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