ABOUT

Mission

The Ocean Avenue Community Benefit District was formally established in December 2010 with a 15-year term.

The district is composed of 148 properties that front Ocean Avenue from Manor Drive on the west running along Ocean Avenue to Interstate 280.

The nonprofit Ocean Avenue Association manages the district with a focus on cleaning and maintenance; safety; marketing; and streetscape improvements.

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Meet the Team

The Faces of Our Organization

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Pierre Smit

Executive Director

Pierre is originally from Belgium and has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for 8 years in retail & created a catalog mail-order business; then, in the past 32 years, he developed Direct Mail Center, a small operation into one of the largest printing & mailing companies in San Francisco. Pierre is also the Founder of the SF Turkey Drive at St. Emydius Church in the Ingleside District collecting turkeys to feed the hungry since 2012, and the President of the Belgian Club of Northern California. He has lived in the neighborhood since 1997.

Contact Pierre at pierres@oaacbd.org.

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Jordan Mar

Small Business & Marketing Manager

Jordan graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – Marketing. Prior to working at Ocean Avenue Association, Jordan worked at Aptos Middle School’s Beacon Center, Ingleside Presbyterian Church & Community Center, and coordinated Ingleside Branch Library’s CYC Community Hubs Initiative to provide underprivileged students a safe and clean place to learn during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a born and raised San Franciscan, Jordan is always passionate to help his community.

Contact Jordan at jordanm@oaacbd.org.

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Dan Weaver

Former Executive Director

Dan Weaver joined the Ocean Avenue Association as its executive director in 2012. He assisted in the formation of the organization with the Ocean Avenue Revitalization Collaborative.

 

Board of Directors

Interested in joining the Ocean Avenue Association’s Board of Directors? Fill out an application and we’ll keep it on file for the next nomination cycle.

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Shirley Lima

Chair

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Vivian Liang

Vice Chair

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Henry Kevane

Treasurer

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Howard Chung

Secretary

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Walee Gon

Director-At-Large

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Christy Godinez-Jackson

Director-At-Large

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Dan Casias

Director-At-Large

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Alberto Vasquez

Director-At-Large

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Tacha Santana

Director-At-Large

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Maurice Rivers

Director-At-Large

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Linda Shore & Joycelin Craig

Director-At-Large

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Larry Dorsey

Director-At-Large

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Raymond Hou

Director-At-Large