Committee Members

We are excited and thankful for our assembled group of experts who are guiding the solutions and content for this Fall's summit. Housing the Bay is member-driven initiative to tackle some of the root causes of the housing issue and deliver innovative solutions in the realms of financing, construction costs, policy, and the public process.

Committee Members

Housing the Bay is a top priority for ULI San Francisco. We are extremely grateful to those who sit on our Steering Committee and participate in our working groups. Thank you for your exceptional leadership.

Steering Committee Members
Wendi Baker, Harmonie Park Development
Xiomara Cisneros, Bay Area Council
Lynette Dias, Urban Planning Partners
Michelle Frey, ULI SF
Savlan Hauser, Jack London BID
Maureen Ladley, Ladley & Associates
Michael Lane, SV @ Home
Emily Lesk, Wilson Meany
Nikki Lowy, Landed
Diane Olmstead, Fillmore Street Partners
Diane Oshima, Port of San Francisco
Amit Price Patel, SITELAB urban studio
Darin Ranelleti, City of Oakland
Libby Seifel, Seifel Consulting (Co-Chair)
Susan Sagy, Urban Land Development
Natalie Sandoval, ULI SF
Eric Tao, AGI Capital (Co-Chair)

Cost of Building
Wendi Baker, Harmonie Park Development (Co-Chair)
Jay Bradshaw, Northern CA Carpenters Regional council
Kathryn Cahill, Cahill Construction
David Garcia, Terner Center for Housing Innovation
Hessam Kazemzadeh, 3D Continuum
Elizabeth Kuwada, Eden Housing
David Meyer, SV@Home
Cheryl O’Connor, HomeAid Northern CA
Amit Price Patel, SITELAB urban studio (Co-Chair)
Hayley Raetz, Terner Center for Housing Innovation

Innovative Financing
Dan Adams, SF Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development
Rebecca Foster, SF Housing Accelerator Fund
Emily Lesk, Wilson Meany (Co-Chair)
Jim Mather, Housing Trust SV
Diane Olmstead, Fillmore Capital Affordable Housing
Susan Sagy, Urban Land Development (Co-Chair)

Public Process
Xiomara Cisneros, Bay Area Council (Co-Chair)
Joel Devalcourt
Lynette Dias, Urban Planning Partners
Claudia Flores, SF Planning Department
Savlan Hauser, Jack London BID (Co-Chair)
Lindsay Johnson, The Kelsey Group
Ilana Lipsett
Diane Oshima, Port of San Francisco
Corey Smith, San Francisco Housing Action Coalition
Kristy Wang, SPUR