TAMPA, Fla., June 19, 2018 – The Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to welcome certified urban planner Alana Brasier as Operations & Public Space Manager to the not-for-profit organization. Brasier brings over seven years of experience in urban planning and development from across the country and in Tampa Bay.
Brasier will manage all on-street services provided by the Special Services District to ensure a clean, safe, and welcoming environment in Downtown Tampa. She will report directly to the Senior Director of Public Programming & Operations, Shaun Drinkard, and assist him and the Partnership with special events and other ongoing projects.
“Alana’s years of commitment to the Special Services District Committee make her a valuable addition to the Partnership,” said Drinkard. “Her diverse background in urban planning and personal dedication to Downtown Tampa will make her a key figure in streamlining and improving our public service.”
As Operations & Public Space Manager, Brasier will oversee Tampa’s Downtown Guides and Clean Team, assist with planning and implementing overall operations of the Special Services District, and help the Partnership continue to foster relationships with partner agencies and downtown stakeholders.
“Working for the Downtown Partnership has always been a goal of mine and this new role gives me the opportunity to work with the Partnership from the ground up and really understand how the Special Services District operates,” said Brasier. “I look forward to continue helping make Downtown an attractive and fun place to live, work and play.”
Previously, some of Brasier’s local work included the Selmon Greenway Feasibility Study and authoring the TIGER grant that awarded funding to complete the Tampa Riverwalk and construct the Selmon Greenway. She was the first graduate of the University of South Florida’s Master of Urban and Regional Planning program in 2011.