ABOUT US Meet The Team

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) and the San Francisco Planning Department partnered to make the Market Street Prototyping Festival possible.

Festival Leads

Neil Hrushowy, San Francisco Planning Department

Neil Hrushowy, Manager – City Design Group

San Francisco Planning Department

Neil oversees the City Design Group at San Francisco Planning Department. His team of urban designers are responsible for leading streetscape designs, public realm plans, urban design review for new development, leading the City’s tactical urbanism program, and advising other City agencies on all aspects of public realm design.


Deborah Cullinan, YBCA

Deborah Cullinan, Chief Executive Officer

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Deborah Cullinan joined Yerba Buena Center for the Arts as CEO in September 2013. With her stewardship, YBCA has sharpened its mission and vision; regrounding the organization in its origins as a citizen institution and San Francisco’s premiere art center built by the community, for the community. In addition to presenting YBCA’s groundbreaking visual art, performance, and film programs, Cullinan has set out to prove that an art center can create the culture that’s needed in order to achieve a more hopeful and equitable future. Read more

Deborah’s passion for connecting art and civic impact has made her a sought after speaker and contributor to both U.S. and international organizations, including the New Cities Foundation, Americans for the Arts, the City Innovate Foundation, the University of Chicago Arts Incubator, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a co-founder of ArtsForum SF, and a member of the Board of California Arts Advocates, Californians for the Arts, MissionHub, and the Community Arts Stabilization Trust. She is on the Advisory Board of the Catalyst Initiative, Grey Area Foundation for the Arts, Howlround, the San Francisco Arts Education Project, and the Community Visions Project/Americans for the Arts. She is co-chair of the San Francisco Arts Alliance and is a Rockwood Fellow, a Gerbode Fellow, and alumni of the National Arts Strategies’ Chief Executive Program.


Festival Producers

Kay Cheng, San Francisco Planning Department

Kay Cheng
Urban Designer – City Design Group

San Francisco Planning Department

Angela Carrier, YBCA

Angela Carrier
Project Manager

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts


Other Team Members


Robin Abad

Urban Designer / Planner

San Francisco Planning Department

Voleine Amilcar

Sr. Public Relations Manager

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Sandie Arnold

Director of Institutional Giving and Strategic Initiatives

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Gary Chen

Graphic Designer and Webmaster

San Francisco Planning Department


Wendy Ho

Graphic Designer / MSPF Intern

San Francisco Planning Department

Jessica Look

Urban Designer / Planner

San Francisco Planning Department

Jen Martindale

Chief of Marketing

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Betsy McCall

Volunteer Coordinator

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts


Jonathan Moscone

Chief of Civic Engagement

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Rhonda Pagnozzi

Civic Engagement Assistant

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Patrick Race

Planner / Landscape Designer

San Francisco Planning Department

Rebeka Rodriguez

Civic Engagement Manager

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts


Scott Rowitz

Chief Operating Officer

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Laura Saldivar

Associate Director of Marketing

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Rachelle Sarmiento

Festival Evaluation / MSPF Intern

San Francisco Planning Department

Gina Simi

Communications Manager

San Francisco Planning Department


Candace SooHoo

Communications Coordinator

San Francisco Planning Department

Elise Stieren

Executive Assistant

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Charles Ward

Chief Development Officer

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

 

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The Market Street Prototyping Festival is a collaboration between the San Francisco Planning Department and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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