2018 Elections for Green Benefit District Board of Directors will take place March 1-26.  Each year, five of the Board’s 15 seat are up for election.   Ballots will be sent to GBD property owners directly from our independent voter-management company, Vote-Now.

Please look for your ballot in the mail! It will include instructions for voting online or by mail.  Voting is limited to property owners.  Owners of multiple properties will receive one ballot. Each property owner has a minimum of one vote + their total assessment amount divided by 3,000.

  • Dogpatch Property Owners (2 seats)
  • Dogpatch Tenant or Property Owner (1 seat)
  • NW Potrero Hill Property Owner (1 seat)
  • NW Potrero Hill Tenant (1 seat)

Asterisks (*) indicate the three incumbents seeking reelection.

To see Candidate statements and photos below.

Kyle Borland- Dogpatch Tenant


2018 is my second full year living in the neighborhood. I'm excited to activate and organize the connections I've made during my first year here to help make Dogpatch/Potrero Hill an even more attractive, vibrant community for our current and future neighbors.

*Robert Broucaret - Northwest Potrero Owner

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I would like to serve the GBD again. Presently, I'm the only board member with professional horticulture experience. I've been a landscaper for 33 years, a contractor for 19 years and a horticulture instructor for 20 years. I want to continue to ensure we plant sensibly, sustainably and appropriately.

Keith Goldstein - Dogpatch Tenant

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I would like to help with the beautification of the GBD.   Bio: President PDMA 2005-2017; Co-chair Potrero Hill Festival 2009 - present; Vice chair EN CAC; Board member Potrero Boosters. Treasurer SF Council of District Merchants Associations; President and co-founder Nepal SEEDS. Keen gardener. Installed a living sidewalk at 20th and Kansas.

*James Naylor - Dogpatch Owner Representative


GBD Board member and Bay Area native working in real estate management, currently American Industrial Center, one of the City’s key PDR centers. I joined GBD representing property owners to protect existing greenspace in the Dogpatch and to increase the number of parks and recreation areas for its inhabitants. I will continue to push hard for beautification of the Dogpatch.

*Kate Eppler - Northwest Potrero Hill Tenant

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I will strive to be a responsive and thoughtful representative for the Northwest Potrero area. I served as the GBD's secretary last year and hope to continue to contribute to the smooth functioning of the organization this term. I have lived in Potrero Hill since 2010. As the mother of an active toddler, I am deeply appreciative of all of our green spaces.

Loren Swanson - Northwest Potrero Owner

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Fiscally responsible problem solver. Active with GBD, local schools, Benches Garden, San Bruno Group as a Potrero Hill homeowner for 20yrs. Proud active parent of two teenage sons in local school. Director of Tinkering School with experience in both startups and nonprofits, bringing fiscal management, architecture, construction, landscape experience\passions to making our neighborhood beautiful.

Bruce Huie - Dogpatch Property Owner


Original member and co-chair of the GBD formation committee. President of Dogpatch Neighborhood Association. 10-plus years as Progress Park steward. Initial fundraiser for Tunnel Top Park. Key contact for city agencies on the Dogpatch Playground. Friends of Dogpatch Community Hub project formation board member. Anxious to continue as a volunteer.