SOCIAL EXPERIENCE MAKERS' STRATEGIES ON PLANNING, SAFETY AND VIBRANCY

The 2020 Summit convened a dynamic global network of experts and practitioners to lead discussion on what makes a city vibrant, safe and planned for sociability. RHI staff, consultants and board members will lead important discussions among participants and presenters.

SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS

thomas Manger
Retired Police Chief
Montgomery, MD
Past President
Major Cities Chiefs Association

CARMEN BEST
Chief of Police
Seattle Police Department

philip kolvin
Head of Chambers, Cornerstone Barristers
Former Chair
London Nighttime Commission

MIKI STRICKER-TALBOT
Intrapreneur Strategic Design
Integrated Strategic Development
Edmonton, AB

Justin nordhorn
Chief, Enforcement and Education Division
Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

David Downey
President
International Downtown Association
RHI Board Member

Beth Bagwell
Executive Director
International Town Gown Association
RHI Board Member

tom moriarity
Principal
Retail Development Strategies, LLC
RHI Board Member

Marjorie Ferrer
RHI Senior Consultant
Former Executive Director
Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority

Jocelyn Kane
RHI Senior Consultant
Former Executive Director
Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network

Kathie Durbin
Chief, Licensure
Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services
RHI Board Member

Paul Seres
Founding Trustee
New York City Hospitality Alliance
RHI Board Co-chair

Allison Harnden
Nighttime Economy Manager
Pittsburgh, PA
RHI Board Co-chair

CLAUDIA Guillemot
Executive Secretary
Mesa Ciudadana de Seguridad y Justicia de Cancún e Isla Mujeres
Cancun, Mexico

Greg DeShields
Executive Director
PHLDiversity
RHI Board Member

Taylor AMerman

Global Alcohol Responsibility Manager

Brown-Forman
Louisville, KY

Eleni houghton Consultant
Diageo

 

Muriel Bowser
Mayor of Washington, DC
Washington, DC

Matthew marcou
Associate Director for Public Space Regulation Division
DC Department of Transportation

Shawn Townsend
Director
Mayor’s Office of Nightlife & Culture
Washington, DC

Tony falwell
Deputy Fire Chief
Washington DC Fire and EMS Deparrtment

vinoda basnayake
Chair
Commission on Nightlife and Culture
Washington, DC

Lauren Taylor
Founder & Director
Safe Bars

 

Ariel Palitz

Senior Executive Director

Office of Nightlife
Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment
New York, NY

Andrew Rigie
Executive Director
NYC Hospitality Alliance
New York, NY

Ben Van Houten
Business Development Manager
Office of Economic and
Workforce Development

San Francisco, California

Ben bleiman

 President
SF Entertainment Commission

MAGGIE weiland
Executive Director
SF Entertainment Commission

BRIAN BLOCK
Entertainment Manager
Austin, Texas

Tina Lee-Vogt
Program Manager Community Development Department
Sacramento, CA

elizabeth McDowell
Senior Fire Prevention Officer
Sacramento Fire Department

Kristi morse
Sergeant
Sacramento Police Department

dominique greco
Project Manager
Downtown Development Board
Orlando, FL

marina leight
Vice President for Strategic Relationships
Signify
RHI Board Member

Will Higlin
Deputy Director
Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC)

elizabeth peterson
Founder & CEO
Elizabeth Peterson
Group. Inc.

Los Angeles

DANIELLE rOBINSON, PHD
Director, Alcohol Policy and Reputation Management
Diageo North America

KATE BECKER
Creative Economy Strategist
Office of King County Executive Dow Constantine

James Keblas
Founder
Film and Music Coalition

john samuel
Tech Manager
LCI Tech

Rick usher
Assistant City Manager
City of Kansas City, Missouri

jeanine crookshank
Programs & Financial Manager
Ad Hoc Group Against Crime

fRANKLIN kIMBROUGH Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Westport Community Improvement District

rOBERT SMITH
 CEO/President
Nightclub Security Consultants

michael hill
Downtown Community Development Coordinator
City of Victoria

DJ Matrixxx
CEO of Recess Bar and Lounge, Niche 385, DJ and Promoter
Macon, Georgia

jason r kilmer
Associate Professor    Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
 University of Washington

robert saltz
Senior Scientist
Prevention Research Center

 

Andreina Seijas J
Teaching Fellow and Doctoral Candidate
Harvard University

 

fred moosally
Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration
DC Government

 

Chris Brownlee
Detective
Seattle Police Department

 

SEATTLE PANELISTS

James Zachodni
CEO
Farechild Events
Seattle, WA

 

 

Scott Plusquellec

Nightlife Business Advocate
Seattle Office of Film and Music

rebecca lovell
Executive Director
Create33
Seattle, WA

Melissa darby
Special Events Program Coordinator
City of Seattle Office of Film + Music + Special Events

MARCUS CHARLES
Co-Founder
clēēn:craft
Seattle, WA

Reese Tanimura
Chair, Seattle Music Commision & Managing Director, Northwest Folklife
Northwest Folklife

Tracey wickersham
Senior Director of Cultural Tourism
Visit Seattle

 

carlene comrie
Owner
Taste of the Caribbean and the Red Lounge
Seattle, WA

Pete Holmes
Seattle City Attorney
Seattle City Attorney's Office
Seattle, WA

RHI STAFF

alicia scholer
Vice President
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