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The Downtown San Mateo Association (DSMA) is a coalition of San Mateo businesses who promote business and civic activity and work to improve the downtown experience for all. It is a 501(c) 6 non-profit corporation. Businesses located within the Downtown Business Improvement District geographic boundaries are automatically enrolled through a fee on their business license. Associate members, community partners, and sponsors also support the DSMA in a variety of ways. To learn how you can participate, call 650-342-5520 or email us.

Board of Directors

Lew CohenB Street BooksPresident


Seamus WhitleyTreasurer

Robert Anderson, Downtown Resident

Steve Carey, LifeMoves

Todd Han, Dynadot

Martin Kent, Draper University

Colleen Rafferty, Christensen & Rafferty Fine Jewelry

Joe Sully, Downtown Building Owner

Susan Uzunoglu, Susan European Beauty Therapy

Janet Wagner, Sutter Health MillsPeninsula Medical Center

Board Meetings/Agendas

Volunter Opportunities

Whether you are interested in an ongoing committee or a one-time opportunity, there are several ways to support the DSMA as a volunteer. Committees include Design & Improvement and Marketing, which meet bi-monthly. Please call 650-342-5520 for more information.