Pass The Gavel

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Event Details

Date: April 8, 2021 at 4:00 – 5:30pm
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Registration: Register Today – Registration and event is FREE

Event Schedule – Panel Presentation: 4:00 – 5:00pm | Presenting New Board Members: 5:00 – 5:30pm

About the Speakers:

Jennifer Danner

Jennifer Danner graduated from Seattle University, with a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice in 2016. While pursuing her Master’s, she was given the opportunity to work as a Research Analyst for the Seattle Police Department, working on the Micro-Community Policing Plan Project. Upon graduation, Jennifer was offered a full-time position with the Seattle Police Department as the SW Precinct Crime Prevention Coordinator.

As Crime Prevention Coordinator, Jennifer has the privilege of working with Seattle community members to hopefully reduce their likelihood of being a victim of crime by offering safety/security assessments, assistance with Block Watch groups, and by presenting at community events and meetings. She also runs a few community outreach programs, including the Women’s Personal Safety Program, and Paws on Patrol.

Jennifer has received numerous certifications while at SPD, and also serves as the secretary for the Washington State Crime Prevention Association.

Jon Scholes

Jon Scholes is president and CEO of the Downtown Seattle Association where he is responsible for the operations and programs of the DSA, a 2100 member association formed in 1958 to create a healthy, vibrant downtown. In his capacity, Jon is also responsible for the management of the 285 block business improvement district that was established in 1999 in Downtown Seattle to provide cleaning, safety, transportation, marketing and public realm management services in Downtown. He was appointed president and CEO of the DSA in November of 2014 following six years as DSA’s vice president of advocacy and economic development. Jon has spent more than fifteen years working in nonprofit advocacy, local government and in senior positions on political campaigns at the regional and state levels. Jon served for five years as Chief of Staff to King County Councilmember Julia Patterson and as Research Director and Senior Communications Advisor on Governor Gregoire’s successful 2008 reelection campaign. Jon is currently a member of the Seattle Center Advisory Commission, and serves on the boards of Visit Seattle, Transportation Choices Coalition, the International Downtown Association and Downtown Emergency Services Center. He has served on a number of city and county task forces on transportation, homelessness and housing and was recognized in 2016 as a “40 Under 40” honoree by the Puget Sound Business Journal. Jon is a graduate of Leadership tomorrow and attended the University of Texas in Austin, before graduating from the University of Washington. He lives in Downtown Seattle with his wife and their eleven year old twins.

Matthew Roberson

Officer Matthew Roberson started working for the City of Seattle in 2007 as a teen program leader at South Park Community Center. At the end of 2012, he joined the Seattle Police Department and worked patrol in the South Precinct for 4 years before he started his current position as a Youth Outreach Officer in the Collaborative Policing Bureau. He focuses on violence prevention, intervention, and relationship building activities with young people often working in collaboration with various youth serving agencies. He leads talking and education programs, mentor’s youth, participates in community events, and organizes a wide variety of Seattle Police Activities League (SEAPAL) activities.



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