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Meet Esprit Autenreith, the newest member of our Neighborhood Matching Fund team

Esprit Autenreith is an Administrative Specialist working as the self-proclaimed “paperwork wizard/witch” for the Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) program. She is responsible for tracking all things related to the Community Partnership Fund within NMF as well as providing basic administrative support to the whole team. Get to know more about… [Read more]

Meet Fabiola Arvizu, our citywide Community Engagement Coordinator

Fabiola Arvizu is a recent addition to our Community Outreach and Engagement team. As a citywide Community Engagement Coordinator, she has been busy introducing Seattle residents to City staff and services and sharing opportunities for folks to engage in community efforts in their neighborhoods. Get to know a little bit… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Hilary Nichols

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Hilary Nichols Hilary Nichols has been coordinating our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) since 2016 and has since discovered a passion for educating… [Read more]

Meet Osbaldo Hernandez, our new Community Engagement Coordinator

Osbaldo Hernandez is the newest addition to our Community Outreach and Engagement team. Osbaldo joined us from Lutheran Community Services NW where he served as Program Manager developing programs to support homeless families and individuals. He is also co-owner of Frelard Tamales! Osbaldo currently serves as our Community Engagement Coordinator… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Nelson Pesigan

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Nelson Pesigan Nelson has been working within our Major Institutions & Schools program since 2013. He brings a wealth of administrative, customer service, and project… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Susie Philipsen

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Susie Philipsen Susie has been a member of our Communications Team since 2016. She brings loads of creativity and a flare for guiding group process… [Read more]

Get to know Angela Rae, our new Outreach and Engagement Advisor

Angela Rae joined the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods team in May. She brings years of communications and outreach experience, in a variety of industries, to her new role as Outreach and Engagement Advisor. Angela’s work is primarily focused on community engagement and organizing around Seattle Department of Transportation projects and… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Kristian Alcaide

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Kristian Alcaide Kristian serves as a Strategic Advisor on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Outreach and Engagement team. Since January, she has been working on… [Read more]

Meet Shaquan Smith, the new project manager for Your Voice, Your Choice

Shaquan Smith recently moved to Seattle from Detroit, Michigan. In mid-April, he joined the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods team and now coordinates the Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks and Streets participatory budgeting program. Get to know a little bit more about Shaquan below: Where did you grow up? Flint, Michigan… [Read more]

Get to know Daniel Sims, a new(ish) member of our Strategic Initiatives team

Daniel Sims joined the Department of Neighborhoods team in March. In his role as a Strategic Initiatives Advisor, he focuses on community outreach and engagement support on initiatives like the Bicycle Master Plan, Smoke Preparedness, and more. Get to know more about Daniel below: Where did you grow up? Seattle,… [Read more]