Communication + Outreach Committee (COC)

Ambassadors meet with area business owners and managers, members and nonmembers alike to discuss business and tell the Alliance successes. An excellent opportunity for members interested in community outreach and networking with other businesses in the area. Meets every other month.

Chairperson: Laura Fickle | Power Inn Alliance

Dave Cohen | Cohen Durrett LLP

Chris Creelman | MSI Mailing Systems, Inc.

Kelly Huffman | Safety Center

Vince Meden | DataSafe

Matt Planchon | Umpqua Bank


Crime & Code

The Crime and Code Committee works closely with law enforcement and security professionals to reduce property crime throughout Power Inn Area, reports suspicious activities, reviews crime trends,  discusses code standards, and educates other business members on crime prevention practices. Members attend Alliance seminars: Crime & Dine, Business Watch, and CPTED training sessions. Meets quarterly.

Chairperson: Nick Sikich | Atlas Disposal

Staff: Dawn Carlson

Matt Carroll | Paladin Private Security

Ron Coburn | A & A Ready Mix Concrete

Bernardo Hubbard | Jackson Properties

Jeff Mills | L and D Landfill

Lt. Daniel Monk | Sacramento Police Department

John Mowry | Depot Park

Dayna Palmer | Buzz Oates

Dennis Shanahan | Shanahan’s Auto Body & Paint

Ofc. Philip Webster | SMUD


The Finance Committee is responsible for identification, recruitment, nomination, and orientation of board members. Arranges induction of new board members and installation of officers. Establishes new policies and recommends ad hoc and standing committees. Assists in planning and organizational procedures. Meets quarterly.

Chairperson: Dave Sikich | Atlas Disposal (Interim)

Staff: Tracey Schaal

Tony Cincotta | Republic Services

Shelley Laurel | Sacramento Bank of Commerce

Dr. Mike Lee | Sacramento State

Dennis Raymond | American River Bank


Planning & Business Development 

Discusses notifications from City Planning regarding new development in the Power Inn Area; reviews plans regarding new construction and expansion of existing sites; discusses implementation of new ordinances affecting Power Inn area businesses pertaining to zoning, beautification and transportation.  Promotes area assets as attraction for new business and industry; assists with business retention; works with other major economic development agencies, such as the Metro Chamber, City & County; meets with prospective businesses and commercial realtors. Meets monthly.

Chairperson: Robert Dugan | Metro Chamber

Staff: Tracey Schaal

Melissa Anguiano | City of Sacramento

Eric Edelmayer | Jackson Properties

Johnnise Foster-Downs | Republic Services

Greg Hribar | SMUD

Mike Lien | L and D Landfill

Mike Newell | HP Hood

Mike O’Brien | Mark III Construction

Abel Pereira | Zanker Recycling

Dave Sikich | Atlas Disposal

Mike Smith | Newmark Cornish & Carey

Carl Stein | C.B. Stein Company

Tom Towne | Sisler & Sisler Construction



Policy & Procedures

Makes organization and procedural recommendations such as By-laws review, conflict of interest, committee structure and purpose, committee chairs and members, Executive Committee, Officers and Directors.

This committee reviews and recommends positions on public policy issues that affect the Power Inn Area and businesses, such as tax policy, land use, environment, energy and regulations, and creates a comprehensive Policy Manual to guide future policy positions. Coordinates with Planning and Business Development Committee. Meets monthly.

Chairperson: Mike Lien | L and D Landfill

Staff: Tracey Schaal

Aubrie Fong | Office of Assemblyman Kevin McCarty

Burnie Lenau | Lawnman, Inc.

Lisa Nava | County of Sacramento

Erin Teague | City of Sacramento, Office of Councilmember Eric Guerra

Project Planning & Approvals


Proactive Economic Development


Roads & Infrastructure


Cannabis Cultivation Facilities Ordinance

Interested in joining one of our committees? Please email for more information or call 916.453.8888.