Committee Involvement

Below are descriptions of the two Clean & Safe District committees. If you are interested in getting involved in these committees, please contact Lisa Frisch at

Central City Standing Committee

Provides leadership in maintaining the appearance, safety and function of the Central City to keep it clean, safe and attractive.

For members interested in: Vibrant downtown 
Staff: Lynnae Berg, Executive Director of Clean & Safe
Committee Chair: Ron Beltz, American Pacific International Capital Property Management
Location: Portland Business Alliance office, 200 SW Market, Lobby Conference Room
Date: Third Tuesday of the month
Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Downtown Retail Council

Conducts cooperative retail promotions. Oversees implementation of the Downtown Retail Strategy and represents the collective interests of downtown retailers to elected governmental bodies. Members must be restaurateurs, hoteliers or retailers inside the downtown Clean & Safe District. 

For members interested in: Downtown retail health and vibrancy
Staff: Lisa Frisch, Downtown Retail Development Manager
Committee Chair: Emily Flint, Macy's
Location: Fox Tower at 820 SW Broadway, Suite 2040
Date: Second Wednesday of the month
Time: 8 - 9:30 a.m.