The DNA focuses on residents and residential concerns to bring a united force to downtown Milwaukee.
The Downtown Neighbors Association of Milwaukee, Inc. is a membership organization. There is no cost to join and downtown residents and business representatives in the four major districts – East Town, Westown, The Brewery and the Historic Third Ward – are eligible to be members. As Business Improvement Districts, these sponsors primarily serve businesses in their districts.
Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 Representatives
Matt Dorner – Economic Development Director
Beth Weirick – Emeritus Director
President – Lisa Proeber
Vice President – Paul Schwartz
Secretary – Cindy Lindquist
Treasurer – Stacie Callies
Stacie Callies – Executive Director, Westown Association
John Hennessy III – Business Representative (St. James Court Historic Apartments)
Joe Birdsall – Resident, Quality of Life Chair
Tom Erd – Resident
Brigid Jacobs – Resident
Lynnea Katz-Petted – Resident
Deb Lampe-Revolinski – Resident
Lisa Proeber – Resident, President
East Town Representatives
Eddie Sturkey – Interim Executive Director, East Town Association
Michael Sampson – Business Representative (The Hive)
Taylor Korslin – Resident
Cindy Lindquist – Resident
Steven Michalowski – Resident
Phil Sarol – Resident, Events & Outreach Chair
Windsor Wrolstad – Resident
Historic Third Ward Representatives
Jim Plaisted – Executive Director, Historic Third Ward Association
Paul Schwartz– Business Representative (Milwaukee Public Market)
Courtney Bennett – Resident
Bethany Clark – Resident
Tim Frautschi – Resident
Tony Silvia – Resident
Michael Sullivan– Resident
The Brewery NID Representatives
Erin Stenum – Manager, The Brewery Neighborhood Improvement District No. 1
Lisa Caesar – Business Representative (No Studios)
OPEN (5 positions) – Resident
The Outreach Committee employs social media and traditional marketing to create and nurture relationships with downtown Milwaukee residents and businesses. It is also responsible for producing the newsletter.
The Events Committee is responsible for organizing and executing fun and exciting events for downtown residents. This group works with Milwaukee Downtown, East Town, Historic Third Ward, The Brewery and Westown to organize select DNA offerings at their events.
Quality of Life
The Quality of Life Committee deals with voicing suggestions to the Business Improvement Districts, the Alderman & other elected officials and the City. Additionally, it works with businesses to ensure a great experience for everyone.