Lewis Loeven served in the administrations of San Francisco Mayors Willie Brown and Gavin Newsom as Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the City and County of San Francisco's Department of Telecommunications and Information Services. There he was responsible for providing telecommunications and information technology services to city departments as well as guiding San Francisco's technology and cable television franchise policies.
He began his career in telecommunications in 1985, as a project manager at the law firm of Lukas, McGowan, Nace and Gutierrez. There he was involved with FCC and other regulatory matters, including coordinating the licensing of cellular telephone systems throughout the country. While in Washington, D.C., he also worked as a research analyst and advisor to the executive team at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA), concentrating on regulatory and legislative activities.
In 1989 he began his work at Cellular One (later AT&T Wireless Services) as Director of Systems Development, overseeing the deployment of Cellular One's Northern California wireless telecommunications infrastructure as well as managing the company's political and external affairs. In that role he created the company's strategic and tactical approaches to land use entitlement for all of its communications facilities. While at Cellular One, Lewis lead the company's emergency responses to the Loma Prieta Earthquake and the Mount Vision Firestorm at Point Reyes, California, ensuring the provision of communications and power services to first responders and government officials.
In 1991 he was dispatched to South Korea to advise on the development of a nationwide cellular telephone system. Following the sale of Cellular One to AT&T, Lewis simultaneously took on the roles of National Director for Implementation Strategies for Wireless Network Services and National Director for Property Management. In those roles, he created strategies for national policies relating to network deployment, land use entitlement and property management of more than 16,000 AT&T communications support facilities.
Lewis attended George Washington University's School of Public and International Affairs and has presented to foreign dignitaries on a variety of technology policy issues.
Amy Lee recently concluded her tenure as Deputy Executive Director for the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. Since June 2007, Ms. Lee has been responsible for the administration and finance for the Agency’s operations including Information Services, Administrative Services, Records, Accounting, Finance and Human Resources. In her capacity, she has overseen the cumulative issuance of over $420 million in tax revenue bonds and manages an outstanding portfolio of nearly $1.0 billion dollars. Additionally, for FY 2010-11, the Agency has a budget of $294 million dollars. She also oversees the Agency’s South Beach Harbor, which is a full service marina, consisting of 700 slips with concrete docks, a 640′ recreational and commercial Guest Dock, Pier 40 Maritime Center and South Beach Park.
Prior to this position, Ms. Lee worked over 10 years with the Department of Building Inspection, first serving as its Budget Manager, then promoted to Assistant Director and finally served as the Acting Director for over 2 years. The Building Inspection Department oversees the effective, efficient, fair and safe enforcement of the City and County of San Francisco’s Building, Housing, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing and Disability Access Codes. The Department has over 200 employees and a budget of over $40 million dollars.
Before joining the Department of Building Inspection, Ms. Lee worked for Mayor Willie L. Brown as a senior fiscal and legislative analyst. In that capacity she served as a fiscal and policy liaison to the Health Department, Department of Human Services, Recreation and Parks Department and other large city departments. She also worked on advising the Mayor on key policy issues such as homelessness, health, economic development and labor negotiations.
Ms. Lee previously worked for the Department Of Labor in Washington, DC. Ms. Lee is also an attorney and was employed at Kruchko and Fries, a boutique law firm in Virginia and Washington DC.
Ms. Lee holds a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University, a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University and a Bachelors of Arts from Boston University.
Ms. Lee has passed the New York State and Massachusetts State Bar Examinations. Ms. Lee has published several public policy studies with the General Accounting Office. She has also received numerous awards, Certificates of Honor from the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor’s Office. Ms. Lee also sits on the Board of the Korean Cultural Institute in San Francisco.
After graduating from the University of California Santa Cruz, Judy began her career in 1990 working for McCaw Cellular Communications in Seattle, Washington (later AT&T Wireless) working on real estate transactions and regulatory compliance. She also assisted with antitrust awareness training and created marketing pieces for compliance with federal communications standards. She joined Cellular One in San Francisco in 1994. There she was a member of the Systems Development team and responsible for leasing and land use entitlement in an aggressive infrastructure build throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1997, Judy joined Metricom dba Ricochet. In her role as Market Manager for the San Francisco Bay Area, she worked closely with local government representatives throughout the Bay Area to put in place franchise agreements for use of city-owned light standards and utility poles.
Judy has consulted for wireless carriers nationwide including US West, Western Wireless, Sprint, Nextel and T-Mobile. Her thorough knowledge of the entitlement process and desire to work in partnership with local government has allowed her to succeed where others have failed. She has proven her effectiveness understanding community dynamics and addressing project opposition resulting in the development of hundreds of communications facilities across the country.