Friends of SW 9th is a community coalition of 24 organizations dedicated to enhancing the SW 9th Street Corridor through implementing the corridor plan, community events, and enhanced communication. The group was formed to lead revitalization efforts along the SW 9th Street Corridor. It is anticipated in 2016, Friends of SW 9th will become a 501 (c) 3 organization with a functioning board of directors, regular meetings and opportunities to enhance the community.
The complete vision for the SW 9th corridor can be found on the City of Des Moines website or by clicking here.
A copy of our organizations By-Laws are available for download by clicking here.
2021 – Board of Directors:
Chris Tursi, President
OPEN, Vice President
Matt Pick, Treasurer
Tyler Navin, Secretary
Bill Hansen, Executive Director
Interested in serving on the Board of Directors for Friends of SW 9th? Anyone can apply at any time. To apply, download and complete the Board of Directors application.
We are also currently seeking volunteers to assist with various initiatives. If you are interested in serving on a committee for any of the below initiatives, please contact Bill Hansen via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.