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Board of Directors

Board members from among Property Owners, Business Owners and other stakeholders, many of whom have served on the Steering Committee for Discover Polk, were appointed on 5 September 2018. Officers were elected from amongst their number by the Board.

Discover Polk CBD Board Officers

  • President: Chris Gembinski (At-Large)
  • Vice President: Jake Levinson (At-Large)
  • Chief Financial Officer: Bill Poppen, Property Owner
  • Secretary: Ethel Reddy, Business Owner Agent (Bank of America)

Directors at Large

  • Michael Anthony, Property Owner (Maple Hall, Polk Street)
  • Ray Bair, Business Owner (Cheese Plus)
  • Stephen Cornell, Business Owner (Brownie’s Hardware)
  • Andre Torrey, At-Large
  • Paige Zielinski, At-Large
  • Melody Hsu, Property Owner
  • Johanna Spilman, Property Owner
  • Josie Li, Business Owner (La Boutique)
  • Luc Torres, Business Owner (Robber Baron)