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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]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Heather McAuliffe

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 Heather McAuliffe Heather McAuliffe (soon to be Margaret Heather Pihl) works on the Historic Preservation team at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. She coordinates the… [Read more]

Vera Njuguna joins Community Liaisons team

Vera Njuguna joined our Community Liaisons program team in April. She serves as a project manager focused on coordinating community outreach and engagement opportunities between Community Liaisons and various city department projects. Get to know a little bit more about Vera below: Where did you grow up? I was born… [Read more]