President’s Office

San Jose


Megan Hophan

Executive Assistant
Oakland office manager, Oakland and San Francisco board inquiries, support for the Oakland director
(510) 827-1903


Kristy Wang

Community Planning Policy Director
Housing and community planning programs, including neighborhood plans and project review
(415) 644-4884

Eli Zigas

Food and Agriculture Policy Director
Food and Agriculture program, including regional food systems, food access and urban agriculture
(415) 644-4881


Heather Olinto

Chief Development Officer
General fundraising questions, including membership, planned giving, grants and event sponsorships
(415) 644-4281

Anna Nicholls

Director of Corporate Philanthropy
San Francisco business membership inquiries, sponsorship for special events including Silver SPUR Awards Luncheon, SPUR Member Parties, MFAC Good Government Awards and SPUR Business Breakfasts
(415) 644-4882

Kat Kester

Development Events Manager
Event logistics or programming questions for SPUR's signature events: Summer Parties, Good Government, Impact Awards, and Silver SPUR.
(415) 644-4283

Public Engagement

Allison Arieff

Editorial Director
Main press contact; media inquiries and partnerships; The Urbanist, SPUR's monthly magazine
(415) 322-0753

Karen Steen

Publications and Communications Manager
SPUR policy reports, voter guide, website, blog, email newsletters
(415) 644-4287

Livesey Pack

Public Programming Assistant
Inquiries about lunchtime forums and walking tours in San Francisco and Oakland
(415) 781-8726 x132


Lawrence Li

Administrative Director
Human resources, information systems, facilities, office
(415) 644-8236‬