Need to know who does what and how to get your elected officials and tax dollars working for you? Here are some of the key players in Dogpatch and Potrero Hill.

Malia Cohen

Supervisor, District 10

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244 San Francisco, Ca 94102-4689 / (415) 554-7670 /

Dogpatch & NW Potrero Hill Green Benefit District (GBD)

First of its kind in San Francisco, GBD is a non-profit group that uses a special assessment on property-owners to fund neighborhood projects with a focus on increasing and maintaining green space in Dogpatch and Northwest Potrero Hill.

Pier 70: SF Port & Forest City developers

Revitalize and develop Pier 70.

Central Waterfront Advisory Group, Mark Paez / / 415-705-8674

SF Planning Department

Set the framework for city-sponsored public space improvements in the area including parks, streetscapes and other community necessities.

Robin Abad Ocubillo, Public Realm Plan Project Manager / City Design Group / (415) 575-9123 /

San Francisco Rec & Park Department

City agency tasked with maintaining and managing green spaces and recreation centers. 

Park Section Supervisor: Tom O’Connor /(415) 834-9943 / tom.o’
PSA 2 Manager: Steve Cismowski / (415) 831-6358 /

San Francisco Parks Alliance

Inspire and promote civic engagement and philanthropy to protect, sustain, and enrich San Francisco parks, recreation and green open spaces

Steve Schweigerdt, Director of Stewardship / 415.621.3260 x 118 /

Dogpatch Neighborhood Association (DNA)

Speak as the voice of the Dogpatch community with regards to infrastructure, green space, and community needs.

Eastern Neighborhood Citizen Advisory Committee

The central community advisory body charged with providing input to City agencies and decision makers with regard to all activities related to implementation of the Eastern Neighborhoods Area Plans.

Friends of Esprit Park

Advocacy group for Esprit Park that organizes cleanups and helps fund additions like benches.

Potrero Hill Boosters

Speak as the voice of the Potrero Hill community with regards to infrastructure, green space, and community needs.

GreenTrust – SF Central Waterfront

Community-based non-profit, exists to establish and cultivate a comprehensive plan with associated financing mechanisms to realize a greener Central Waterfront and improve the community’s social and ecological health

Dogpatch Playground Working Group

Advocate for city to address and add public spaces for the growing amount of families in neighborhood.