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

Executive Director
Development Services
Scott Field
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

Kent Rice
Executive Director
Denver Arts & Venues

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 

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
Rowena Alegria
Director of Communications

Amber Miller
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary 

Mike Strott
Communications Manager 

Julia Gayles
Communications Coordinator

 Rosalind Alston

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 Rodriguez
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...