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Ellen spearheads board and member relations, pursues new relationships with funders, governmental organizations and private sector organizations, and oversees the launch of new projects and special initiatives that address emerging gaps in the field…
Shammara serves as a Senior Associate at Living Cities where she helps guide staff and members to work together to achieve racial equity outcomes, and helps to measure the impact their collaboration makes.
King County Department of Community & Human Services
Cheryl Markham is Strategic Policy Advisor in the Director’s Office of the King County Department of Community and Human Services, with wide-ranging and extensive experience and expertise in affordable housing, homelessness and community development…
Presidio Institute at Presidio Trust
When at Living Cities Alison was responsible for developing and implementing strategies to capture and share what Living Cities is learning from all of its grants, investments, programs and research.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Enterprise Community Partners
Melinda Pollack, Vice President, Enterprise Community Partners, leads Enterprise’s Transit-Oriented Development Initiative at the national scale as well as Enterprise’s program and policy agendas across the Denver region.
May Samali is Director at Tumml where she is responsible for running the accelerator program and working closely with the organization's portfolio companies.
Boston Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Alicia Rouault leads the Digital Services Group at Boston's Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), a public agency that serves 101 cities and towns in Massachusetts.
Mark Funkhouser is the former mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, where he served one four-year term from May 1, 2007 until May 2, 2011. He serves as the publisher of Governing magazine.
Greta Byrum (gretabyrum.com) is a Senior Field Analyst for the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation, where she works on collaborative technology design strategies. She is currently working with groups in Detroit and New York to bu…
Research & Policy Director, HousingWorks RI, Roger Williams University
Annette is the Research & Policy Director for HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University (HWRI).
Jennifer Perkins is the former Assistant Director of Collective Impact at Living Cities.
The Skilman Foundation
Mrs. Tonya Allen is President and CEO of the Skillman Foundation, a private, independent foundation whose mission is to improve lives of children in Southeast Michigan. Mrs. Allen’s work consists of managing and aligning the complexities of educatio…
Alex Meis is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Kinvolved. The Kinvolved App, which Alex helped create, improves student attendance by facilitating real-time communication of data among schools, families, and youth programs serving the most…
Matt is an architect. But as well as designing great places to live and work he's skilled at engaging people in the process of designing, curating, regenerating and running places.
Seattle & King County
Kirsten Wysen is a Project Manager, Public Health--Seattle & King County in the Director’s Office. She also is the Initiative Director of The Integration Initiative site in Seattle.
Marlon worked on the Integration Initiative and other special projects that create more equitable and inclusive cities. He worked to implement, test and spread strategies that create collaborations across sectors in service of greater collective imp…
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Ryan D. Rippel, director of Mobility from Poverty in the United States Program, oversees the foundation’s national work to strengthen pathways out of poverty and ensure all have access to the American Dream.
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