Housing Levy Oversight Committee

Committee Members

With the passage of the Housing Levy, voters also approved the establishment of an oversight committee, for the purpose of monitoring the progress of Levy programs, recommending funding policies, and annually reporting to the Mayor, City Council and the public.

The 13 members of the Housing Levy Oversight Committee, all confirmed by City Council, are selected as follows:

  • one City employee appointed by the Mayor
  • one City employee appointed by the City Council

  • six community members appointed by the Mayor

  • five community members appointed by City Council

The current Housing Levy Oversight Committee members include:

Ann Melone, Chair, U.S. Bancorp
Beth Boram, Beacon Development Group
Cara Kadoshima Vallier, Office of Mayor Bruce Harrell
Colin Morgan-Cross, Mercy Housing Northwest
Damien James, The Northwest School 
Dan Wise, Catholic Community Services 
Denise Rodriguez, Washington Homeownership Resource Center 
Erin Christensen IshizakiMithun Architects
Joel IngEdge Developers
Patience MalabaHousing Development Consortium
Pradeepta Upadhyay, InterIm CDA
Traci RatzliffCity Council Central Staff
Vallerie Fisher, Southeast Seattle Resident


Maiko Winkler-Chin, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 5700, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94725, Seattle, WA , 98124-4725
Phone: (206) 684-0721
Fax: (206) 233-7117

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