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Meet the board

meet the board

Jorge Villa




Charlene Roche

Vice President


Owner of Second Tyme Around Shop

Jessica Flores



Economic Development and Housing Manager at City of Downey

Ray Mesler



CEO of Downey Federal Credit Union

Mario A. Guerra

Board Member


Former Mayor of Downey, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA)

Michale Calvert

Board Member


Executive Director at the Downey Chamber of Commerce

Maurice Patterson

Board Member

Community Manager
National Community Renaissance

Mario Trujillo

Board Member


City of Downey Councilman and Deputy District Attorney at Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office

Ante Trinidad

Board Member


Commercial Investment Broker at Stevenson Real Estate Services

Alexis Suárez

Board Member


President & Founder at ASÍ Real Estate Investments

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About Us


Who we are

The District @ Downey is Downtown Downey’s vibrant, pedestrian-friendly shopping, dining and business community. With restaurants, bars, a major hotel, bakeries, stores, services and more, the District @ Downey welcomes residents and beyond to come live, work and and experience this dynamic place with us!


What we do

To improve the individual parcels, attract new customers to the businesses, increase sales, increase occupancies and enhance the benefitting individual parcels within the downtown Downey community benefit district.


How we started

The Downtown Downey Community Benefit District -was formed by Downtown Downey property owners in 2018 to promote Downtown businesses, plan engaging community activities and market the district to Downey residents and beyond. Downtown Downey Improvement Association (DDIA), is a public benefit non-profit corporation serves as the administrator of the Downtown Downey Community Benefit District (CBD).


Contact Resources

Hans K. Fritz, District Manager

Eric Pierce, Social Media / Public Relations


Jorge Villa, President
Charlene Roche, Vice President
Jessica Flores, Secretary
Ray Mesler, Treasurer
Alexis Suarez, Board Member
Mario Guerra, Board Member
Mario Trujillo, Board Member
Michael Calvert, Board Member
Maurice Patterson, Board Member

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