DDA Board

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is served by an 11-member volunteer board appointed by Colorado Springs City Council, to include one seat for a Councilmember. Members must represent owners of property within the DDA boundaries. Members may serve up to two consecutive, four-year terms.

Meetings are held at 8 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. Agendas and minutes.


Board of Directors:

Steve Engel, Chair

Griffis Blessing

Antonio Rosendo, Secretary/Treasurer

The Lane Foundation

Aaron Briggs

HB&A Architects

Jill Gaebler

Colorado Springs City Council

Chris Jenkins

Nor’wood Development Group

Dot Lischick

Colorado Springs World Arena and
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts

David Lux

Concept Restaurants

Jessica Modeer



Darsey Nicklasson

DHN Development

Ingrid Richter

The O’Neil Group